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  1. Steven Tracy Lock, 53 of Moreton-on-Lugg, Herford appeared at Worcester Crown Court on Monday (28 September) for sentencing, after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary of a dwelling and one count of burglary of a non-dwelling. Steven Tracy Lock The offences took place across Herefordshire and Monmouthshire between September 2019 and April 2020. Detective Constable Laurence James, from Hereford proactive CID, said:
  2. Five people were arrested in connection with county lines drug supply in various operations across Hereford during a national County Lines Intensification Week that took place between Monday 14 September and Sunday 20 September. Considerable quantities of drugs and cash were seized by police during the week of intensification. Three men have been charged and remanded to custody and two men have been bailed. Detective Sergeant Nick Shutt, of Herefordshire Proactive CID, said: Protect is West Mercia Police's response to tackling serious and organised crime and those
  3. A man in his fifties sadly died at an address in St John’s Court close to Hereford's Edgar Street football stadium on Friday evening just after 10pm A 43-year-old man from Hereford was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. This is an ongoing onvestigation and the police urge anyone with information to call 101 quoting incident 724i of 25092020 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
  4. A woman has been charged with murder following an incident in Cradley Hereford. Laura Van Marle, aged 40, of no fixed address, was today (Sunday 27 September) charged with the murder of 69-year-old Susanna Van Marle. She was also charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a 73-year-old man. Both charges relate to an incident which occurred yesterday (Saturday 26 September) at approximately 2am at an address on Finchers Corner in Cradley. Detective Chief Inspector Leighton Harding said:
  5. We have teamed up with our good friends at Charcuterie who are offering fabulous prize worth over £100 to celebrate their 1st Anniversary on October 1st. 🥂🍾🎉 Prize contains: One Party box, Two hampers, One Bottle of Kvass. To be in with a chance of winning simply head over to our Facebook Page HERE 1. LIKE Charcuterie & Hereford Voice 2. TAG a Friend 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ 3. COMMENT - Tell us who you would share this superb prize with? A winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries on Wednesday 30th September 2020. Prize to be collected from the Charcuterie
  6. Police were called at around 2am this morning (Saturday 26 September) to Cradley in Hereford, reports that a 69-year-old woman had been stabbed. The ambulance service attended but the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time. Detective Chief inspector Leighton Harding said: “Officers quickly made an arrest at the scene but enquiries are still ongoing and we are keen to speak to anyone with more information regarding this incident. “We would like to reassure the community that th
  7. Polish pharmaceutical company Biomed Lublin claims to have successfully completed the production of a drug for Covid-19. With the firm saying on September 23 that its initial research “has confirmed its efficacy”, it now plans to begin non-commercial clinical trials, and – if all goes well – Poland could be the first country in the world to have an effective drug capable of neutralising the SARS-CoV-2 virus at some stage over the next few months. Biomed Lublin says that the drug is made by fractionating the plasma of healthy people – convalescents or those who had Covid-19 asym
  8. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing MPs and the whole nation on further coronavirus restrictions for England has announced a 10pm curfew in England for all pubs, bars and restaurants from Thursday. 🔹Office workers should work from home again where possible - although those in "key public services and in all professions" where this is not possible, such as construction and retail, should continue to go in. 🔹From Thursday, all pubs, bars and restaurants must offer table service only and close at 10pm - but delivery services can remain open 🔹The requirement to wear a
  9. We have received unconfirmed reports today that Herefordshire’s Wye Valley Trust have admitted a patient who is positive with Coronavirus. This is the first hospital admission in months. #HerefordNews #HerefordVoice
  10. Students from Whitecross school have been sent home to self-isolate after positive case of Covid-19 confirmed. As a result, 24 students have been told to self-isolate for 14days. Karen Wright, director of public health for Herefordshire, said: “I can confirm that a Year 7 pupil at Whitecross High School, Hereford has tested positive for Covid-19. "We would like to reassure parents and carers that we are working closely with the school and swift action has been taken to identify close contacts. “There are 24 pupils identified as close contacts and they have been sent hom
  11. Traffic & Travel: The M5 in Gloucestershire will be closed until Monday after a serious multi-vehicle crash. The motorway is closed in both directions between Junctions 9 and 11 near Tewkesbury following a serious collision in the early hours of Sunday morning. Highways England have now confirmed that the M5 will remain closed until Monday due to ‘extensive road surface damage’, meaning the road needs to be resurfaced. Motorists are advised to consider their journeys or find an alternative route. Motorists heading northbound are advised to follow solid triangle le
  12. If you have have concerns about any business you visit not being COVID secure, you can let us know by emailing us news@herefordvoice.co.uk or leave a comment below. Maybe we can encourage Herefordshire Council to do the same by offering this service of being to report it.
  13. We are thinking about our friends in the US on this remembrance day and all those innocent people who lost their lives on 11th September 2001.
  14. West Midland Safari Park are thrilled to announce the birth of their first Indian rhinoceros calf. Arriving on Tuesday 8th September at 2:29pm, the male calf, is the first Indian rhino to be born on site in the Park’s forty-seven-year history.Deputy Head Keeper of Ungulates, Shelley Tudor, said The rhino calf’s parents, eleven-year-old Seto and twelve-year-old Rap, can often be spotted by guests at the Asiatic section of the drive-through Safari, near to the state-of-the-art Indian rhino House built at the Park in 2009. Both Seto and her calf are bonding well together in a privat
  15. Those new bay locations across the city are as follows. 👇 Cock of Tupsley Westfailing Street Tower Road Holme Lacy Road/St Clares Court Blackmarston Road Cider Press Drive Hinton Road Glendower Close Grafton Park & Choose site thePoint4 Gym Dorchester Way Attwood Lane/Roman Road Harold Street Hereford County Hospital Asda Hereford Bath Street Car Park Halo Leisure Centre Ledbury Road/St Owen’s Street The Knoll Tesco Express Whitecross Road Eign Street Stretton Close Fayre Oaks
  16. On This Day: 27 years ago today, the fire at the Sun Valley factory in Hereford on 6/9/93 was one of the biggest the city has ever seen. 130 firefighters were at the scene, using 23 pumping appliances. Sadly two of those never made it out of the factory. Work is now ongoing to remember Dave Morris and John Davies. RIP 📷 Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service #HerefordVoice #HerefordNews #Herefordshire
  17. 5 staff members at The Inn at Welland all worked together last weekend and are now self isolating for 14 days and also one customer. A statement on the pubs website reads: 👇 #HerefordVoice
  18. Herefordshire Lieutenancy have reported that today marks the retirement of The Dowager Countess of Darnley from office after 12 years of representing Her Majesty The Queen as the Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire. Due to the pandemic the planned farewell service was unable to take place so joined by immediate family and the Deputy Lieutenants that have served under Lady Darnley’s leadership, a small private farewell service took place at Hereford Cathedral. Lady Darnley became Lord-Lieutenant on 24th October 2008 and during office has been pivotal in understanding the needs of the cou
  19. Pre-booked access onto sites will be required from Monday 14 September The pre-booked system will be introduced for Hereford and Leominster household recycling centres on Monday 14 September, with residents able to book their slots online from Friday 4 September. Residents who are unable to access the booking system online can call the customer services team at the council on 01432 260000 who will be able to book a slot for them. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a limited number of residents are allowed on site at any one time. This has caused traffic congestion around the Herefo
  20. Hereford's Commercial Road cycle and bus lanes are currently being removed following feedback from the public as the scheme is not proving helpful.
  21. *SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY* Police have been made aware of markings found by residents on their walls and driveways in Tarirngton. At present the police do not know what these markings are but they could possibly be linked to thefts of dogs which has been happening with their border forces. Please stay vigilant and report any markings or suspicious activity to 101. If you see any of these markings we suggest you clean it off and check your security at your properties. #HerefordVoice #Herefordshire #BeVigilant
  22. Were talking about a few days to be fair, I understand that the council wanted it done this last week but due to other commitments and the bank holiday it was pushed back but we understand it maybe Thursday (weather permitting)
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