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City Council Commits to Local Procurement

At its meeting on 29th January Hereford City Council voted to support the “Preston Model” which has been adopted by a number of local authorities across the country to use its procurement of goods and services to support the local economy. The law requires Councils to demonstrate that they have obtained goods and services at a rate which gives value for money and they have accepted the most economically advantageous tender when offering contracts. Depending on the size of the…

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City Council Sets Zero Tax Increase for 2019-2020

At a meeting held on Tuesday evening (29th January) Hereford City Council resolved to keep the parish council precept (the portion of Council Tax paid to cover the services of the City Council) at the same level as last year. By making savings on some administrative and back room costs the Council has put more money into community grants and spending on the City’s street scene. At the same meeting the Council resolved to support a new initiative by the…

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The Mayor signs official linking papers with Jaworzno

October saw a delegation consisting of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, a past Mayor and the Deputy Town Clerk fly to Poland to sign official papers linking the Polish City of Jaworzno with the City of Hereford. The partnership shall be based on enhancing the current cooperation between the cities in the following areas: pooling of experience and information concerning mutual competences, establishing a basis for cooperation between organisations and communities in both cities, participation in events that are important for…

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Youth Conference

Hereford City Youth Council are holding the Youth Conference 2018 at Hereford Town Hall on 27th October. The programme of the conference includes key speaker, Ed Deacon from Shooting Reels (an inspirational talk on setting up his own company), a round robin consultation on hot topics within the City (such as the Active Travel Plan), an introduction to Reach Radio (the community radio launching in September), and pizza & networking.   Download the full Progamme here: Youth Conference 2018 Programme Groups…

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Hereford City Sculpture Trail

These are interactive PDF’s. You can zoom in and out by clicking the ‘+’ and ‘-‘ at the bottom of each image, and can turn the pages with the arrows. Download the Booklet here: Hereford City Sculpture Trail  

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An open letter from the former Mayor

“Dear residents of Hereford On the 21st of May I handed over to the new Mayor Cllr Sue Boulter. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have made this such a memorable and wonderful, year as The Mayor of The City of Hereford. I have met some truly amazing people and volunteer groups who work tirelessly in their communities helping others. The people who work as volunteers are truly Hero’s, raising money and giving their…

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Hereford In Bloom News Update

News update from Hereford In Bloom: “Hereford in Bloom volunteers are determined to regain the coveted Gold medal status for the City when the Britain in Bloom judges arrive here on Wednesday July 11. The long held Gold was last year dropped to a Silver Gilt as a result of the judges spotting litter near the projects they were visiting. Litter plagues every town and public spending cut backs puts the issue squarely on the shoulders of community groups and…

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