Posts Tagged ‘Hereford’

Lime trees not limelight

Posted on July 21st, 2013 by Luther Blissett

The fight to save the Edgar Street trees continued this week with a demonstration of local residents and activists. Those who attended made their feeling known with music, song and the redecoration of the trees. It was a good turn out for the first demo, but almost inevitably it was hijacked by politicians. In the […]

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Herefordshire huntsman fined £3000 after racially abusing hunt saboteur

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by RebelBull

Lee Peters, huntsman for the Ross Harriers Hunt who operate in south Herefordshire, has been found guilty of racially aggravated harassment and threatening behaviour after a three-day trial at Hereford Magistrates Court. Peters, a 33-year-old father of two who lives in Coughton near Ross-on-Wye, was fined £720, ordered to pay £2,000 court costs and £200 […]

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Hereford city cycle network to be expanded

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by Luther Blissett

There has been mixed reaction to the news this month that Herefordshire Council plans to postpone the Broad Street development in favour of upgrading the city’s cycle network. The Council is claiming it’s listened to the concerns of the public after holding community consultations! This would be first. Herefordshire Tory Party, as we well know, […]

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Next is off. Meh.

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by Keith

So Next, TK Maxx and H&M are planning to move out of the city centre and onto the ESG shopping complex. As you would expect, a lot of hot internet air is flying over this (and probably even some real life hot air too! Oudafortit!). But does it really even matter? The shop floor staff […]

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Anarchism is…

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by Keith

Anarchism aims to create a society without hierarchical authority. That means no divisions between rulers and ruled, workers and bosses, leaders and followers, order givers and order takers. It means decisions are made directly by those affected by them, not by authorities. Anarchists seek freedom for all. Everyone should be free to determine their own […]

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Mosque to be built in Hereford

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by Keith

Muslims in Herefordshire are firmly on the way to building the county’s first mosque. The Herefordshire Muslim Society has been renting the Kindle Centre for prayer for a number of years but feels it is outgrowing the space and needs a centre of its own. The society has so far raised around £40,000 through individual […]

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Hereford Racecourse: To Close or Not to Close?

Posted on August 1st, 2012 by RebelBull

Last week news broke that Hereford Racecourse is set to close at the end of the year. Tony Kelly, managing director of Arena and Northern who operate the course, said: “Hereford is owned by Herefordshire County Council and run under a lease arrangement. “Attempts to extend the lease, which has 17 years remaining, have been […]

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Protest planned as animal circus visits Hereford

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by RebelBull

Protests are planned as Circus Mondao, a travelling circus that uses animals, arrives at Hereford Racecourse. There has been a call-out advertising the planned protest published on Indymedia UK. Animal Aid Hereford have also said that a peaceful protest will take place on Thursday, via their facebook page. The protest is planned to take place […]

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Hereford Heckler #21 out now!

Posted on March 9th, 2012 by RebelBull

The latest issue of the Hereford Heckler, and the last in its current format, is now available online and will soon be hitting the streets. This issue includes; An exclusive article on the council sell-off of all its service Taxpayers to pay for £27m new road Child poverty ‘significant issue’ for Herefordshire ‘We’re back!’ – the […]

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Child poverty a ‘significant issue’ for Herefordshire

Posted on March 6th, 2012 by Keith

More than 4,000 children and young people in the county are now categorised as living within the worst indicators of child poverty in the UK. A report for Herefordshire Council labels child poverty as a “significant issue” and hopes its findings will help tackle the problem. An area categorised as Golden Post-Newton Farm is the […]

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