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  1. Emergency services attended the scene yesterday morning between Croft Castle and Lucton involving two vehicles. Two people were treated for minors injuries at the roadside however, one motorist was taken to hospital and later released.
  2. A respiratory consultant at Hereford County Hospital has spoken of her personal battle against COVID-19 and how she’s happy to be “first in the queue” to get vaccinated. Ingrid Du Rand, who has been on the frontline of treating COVID-19 patients this year, began her own very personal battle with the virus during November when she started to feel unwell. A fit forty-something and keen runner, Ingrid’s first inclination that something wasn’t quite right was when she slowed up on one of her regular runs. “I felt more tired than usual. This was unusual for me. A couple of days later
  3. The Government is considering tough new measures over fears that people are not complying with the current rules. Members of the Sage scientific advisory panel are said to have called for a change to social distancing rules in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19.
  4. West Mercia Police are appealing for information and releasing a CCTV image following a theft inside a Hereford store. On Friday 11 December at around 10.30am, a woman had been in the store on Whitecross Road when it is understood that she left her wallet on the counter before leaving. At around the same time it is believed another woman put a newspaper on top of the wallet and then took both the paper and wallet. She then left the shop. We are appealing to anyone who may recognise the woman pictured in the CCTV image to get in touch with us as she may be able to help with
  5. If you're living in the Belmont area and are wondering what the huge crane is being used for this morning, it is for the new installation of a 16 metre phase 8 pole with wrap around cabinet built around the base with new equipment cabinets and ancillary development for EE and HG3 on the land adjacent to Tesco Belmont.
  6. Michael Adam sent us this photograph this evening showing a different perspective of the Monument roundabout in Hereford at night.
  7. Harry Glyn Prosser pleaded guilty to allowing livestock to suffer and for failing to dispose of large amounts of deadstock A farmer from Dulas near Ewyas Harold has been banned from keeping livestock for ten years, in a case taken to Hereford Magistrates’ Court by Herefordshire Council’s Trading Standards Service. Harry Glyn Prosser (69) of Great Bilboa Farm Dulas pleaded guilty to six charges in total and was disqualified from keeping all animals (except his dog) for ten years after allowing livestock to suffer, failing to provide a suitable environment and for failing to cor
  8. Crews from Leominster Fire Station along with Kingsland fire station attended a large wood chipping machine on fire this afternoon. When crews arrived, they were faced with a well developed fire in the motor area of the wood chipper. Both crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire using 2 fire fighters in breathing aparatus, and also a covering jet to protect the adjacent building which was holding a large quantity of dried wood chip. #herefordvoice #herefordnews #herefordshire
  9. A Herefordshire village are to receive funding from the PCC to help them tackle the issue of speeding. Lyonshall Parish Council highlighted their concerns about speeding through their village in a recent online engagement event hosted by Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion and, after speaking with him directly, the council applied to his dedicated road safety fund. Consequently, the council will receive £2,675 from the fund for a new speed indicator device that will operate in the village of Lyonshall, with the area identified by the local council as a speeding hotspot.
  10. Herefordshire Council teams have gritted all Priority routes overnight with temperatures as low as -7 in Herefordshire. Allow extra travel time. Full Details here #herefordvoice #herefordnews #hereford
  11. Police have now identified the woman who fell from the bridge on to the M5 earlier this evening (6 January). Thank you for sharing our appeal.
  12. Gloucestershire Constabulary appeal for the public's help to identify woman who fell from bridge on the M5. Officers were called after a woman fell from a bridge on to the M5 southbound between Junctions 11A and 12 this evening (Wednesday 6 January) around 4.55pm. The woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Her death is believed to be non-suspicious. Currently officers are unable to identify this person and are asking any members of the public to come forward if they know anyone who has gone missing matching the description. The woman is white, believed to
  13. First call last night in new lockdown measures for crews at Peterchurch Fire Station. They were called out to property whereby a two year old had managed to get a metal biscuit tin well and truly lodged on their head. Tin snips and pliers were used to cut it free and child was checked over by West Midlands Ambulance Service. #herefordnews
  14. Latest advice from the Government on the national lockdown announced this evening http://orlo.uk/jDCep
  15. The public are being asked to follow the new rules, which replace the current tiers system, from this evening and with people instructed to "stay at home" as they did during March's first lockdown. All schools will close with immediate effect. It comes as the UK recorded 58,784 new cases of the virus – the country’s highest daily increase to date, and the seventh day in a row it has registered more than 50,000 new infections.
  16. The driver of the Volkswagen that was involved in a collision with a Monmouthshire Council gritting lorry over the weekend has written to us saying he cannot believe he is still alive! Billy Gurney was travelling near Grosmont when the accident happened. He wrote Billy later explained to us today what had happened.. In an exclusive interview with Hereford Voice today the driver of the Volkswagen which was involved in a collision with a Monmouthshire Council gritter lorry over the weekend said William (Billy) Gurney explained to us today what had happened..
  17. Well it was a late night last night, on a day where our story about a little Wallaby in Hereford reached over 134,000 people with more than 41,000 engagements, 1,200 Likes, over 800 comments and was shared no less than 922 times and those numbers are still increasing, unbelievable!
  18. Incredible Stats of our Facebook page with our story today about our little Wallaby friend has reached almost 60,000 people in less than 2 hours! WOW! We rarely publish statistics but just wanted to highlight the reach of social media with warm charming articles like this. We all love a great story and this one was no exception. There is something delightful and contagious about being 'positive' and having lovely stories to write about. Our fabulous city of Hereford often surprises us with some great news subjects like this one. This story has captivated so many people tod
  19. A Wallaby was spotted hoping around during the snowfall last night in Breinton Hereford. Our friend and local resident Crispin Abel got in touch and said he could not believe his eyes and wrote on his Facebook page; Hereford is a fabulous City and always full of surprises! And there is nothing better than a happy and positive story to start the day..
  20. An RTC involving a gritting lorry and another vehicle as ice and snow falls across the county. photographs courtesy of Peterchurch Fire Station Crews from Peterchurch Fire Station along with colleagues from Ewyas Harold Fire Station and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service assisted at the scene. Thankfully there were no casualties, vehicles were made safe and diesel spill dealt with.
  21. Hereford 1642 is a free project created by Jack Hodges about the city of Hereford England. The city has been rebuilt using Unreal Engine 4 so that you can now explore on foot or horse back this magnificent city. The Model has been made to be as accurate as possible using old maps from that period and other models and paintings so that the city you explore is as close as can be to the period. Historically Accurate Built using maps ,models, painting and etchings of the town during the 17th century. Come and see the Cathedral of Hereford with its spire and west tower
  22. Crews from Hereford Fire Station were called to the A49 at the Callow, Hereford early this morning. They extinguished a van fire fire, crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets. West Mercia Police were also requested to attend as there was no owner present.
  23. This particular section that needs repair from our understanding has something do do with the cellars that run underneath, which is the responsibility of the pub landlord.
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