Posts Tagged ‘Redevelopment’

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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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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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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A Question of Democracy – A Critical Look At It’s Our County

Posted on May 29th, 2011 by RebelBull

We anarchists are often ridiculed and criticised for our attitude towards voting and to representative democracy as a whole. We view the system of having individuals representing us in council or government as giving up our freedom. We all know that these people do whatever they want once elected and rarely keep the promises they […]

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Council’s war on open spaces

Posted on January 22nd, 2011 by RebelBull

Council plans to sell off or build on green spaces in the county are once again hitting the headlines. In Ledbury there have been fears of a new housing development on the town’s cricket and football pitches off New Street for some time. There are currently major plans to build 800 new homes in the […]

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Another Tesco in Hereford? We don’t think so!

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by RebelBull

Supermarket giant Tesco have announced plans to open another store in the city. They are currently in talks with Enterprise Inns, the owner of the Gamecock pub on Holme Lacy Road, in a bid to open a Tesco Express on the site. But plans have already met with opposition from locals who see no need […]

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Whoever you vote for, It’s Still THEIR County

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by RebelBull

Central ward councillor Mark Hubbard launched his new political party this September to a packed out Shire Hall of almost 200 people. It’s Our County claims to be “a new kind of political party dedicated to returning democracy to Herefordshire and to finding local solutions to local problems”. They are now campaigning ahead of next […]

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Herefordshire’s own Houdini – ESG becomes Hereford Futures

Posted on August 18th, 2010 by RebelBull

To walk away from the smouldering car wreck that was ESG Ltd without a scratch, then calmly settle behind the wheel of an even larger ‘development vehicle’, the supercharged Hereford Failures shows recklessness even Top Gear’s Richard Hammond would admire. Yet that is just what ESG’s former chief executive, Jonathan Bretherton, has done, becoming CEO […]

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Council 1-0 It’s Our City

Posted on December 17th, 2009 by Andy

For the superstitious, Friday 13th is a day known for its unluckiness. And so opponents of the Edgar Street Grid project did their best to make Friday 13th November a very unlucky day for the council. Hereford Solidarity League members and supporters marched on the Shire Hall displaying banners and joining up with the hundreds […]

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March Against The ESG – Friday 13th November

Posted on October 17th, 2009 by Andy

Meet 9.00am at the Merton Meadow car park. Bring banners, whistles and horns Come along and let the council know your true feelings March to the Shire Hall for a mass lobby of Herefordshire Council’s meeting (9.30am) The march will be stopping at ESG Herefordshire Limited’s offices on Blackfriars Street

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