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Outgoing Message from Previous Mayor Sue Boulter

It was an honour and a privilege to be the 637th Mayor of the City of Hereford for the municipal year 2018/2019. It was made even more special to me as my late sister Julie Woodward was the Mayor in 2011/12, so I can say my mother is very proud to have 2 daughters that served the city as Mayors. During my year as Mayor, my husband and I attended over 300 different events, and I can say that all…

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Skatepark plinth gets a new Art Sculpture

Reflecting the idea of “the fourth plinth” in Trafalgar Square, the sculptures on the plinths at Hereford Skatepark change annually – one plinth displays work of local artists and the other, funded by Hereford City Council, displays work from students of the Hereford College of Arts. On Friday 28th June, a new sculpture by HCA student Annie Higgins, was unveiled, titled “Movement”.  It is based on Annie’s studies of the human figure and is an exploration into how space and…

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Grant Funding and Volunteers help restore Rose Gardens

The long neglected Blackfriars Rose Gardens has seen 18 beds replanted with 280 new roses, thanks to the dedication of volunteers from Friends of the Rose Garden and grant funding from the City Council.   The grounds of the ruins of the Blackfriars Monastery, were dedicated to religious use in 1376, but now the gardens are one of the most historic public open space in the city.   Friends of the Rose Gardens were joined by the Mayor of Hereford,…

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City Council Election Results

The 2019 Parish Council elections results for Hereford City Council are as follows: Aylestone Hill Ward – Ange Tyler, Independent Bobblestock Ward – Clive Butler, Conservative Central Ward – Jeremy Milln, Green College Ward – Brian Wilcox, Conservative Eign Hill Ward – Jim Kenyon, Independent Greyfriars Ward – Diana Toynbee, Green Hinton & Hunderton Ward – Cat Hornsey, Independent Hinton & Hunderton Ward – Kevin Tillett, Liberal Democrats Kings Acre Ward – Rob Williams, Conservative Newton Farm Ward – Mark…

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City Councillor Vacancy

Following the 2019 elections, no candidates have put themselves forward for the Racecourse Ward. This means that this seat remains free, and we are looking for candidates to apply for the role of City Councillor for the Racecourse Ward. Download the application form by clicking HERE – and send completed forms back to the Parish Clerk, Steve Kerry, Town Hall, Hereford, HR1 2PJ.    

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City Councillor Elections – 2nd May 2019

The 2019 Parish Elections will be taking place on the 2nd of May. All 16 wards of Hereford City will vote on which Councillor they would like to see represent their ward (there are 18 Councillors in total; Hinton & Hunderton, and Newton Farm have 2 Councillors respectively). This is an important election, as it decides who runs and represents Hereford City Council as a Parish Council. For a full list of the candidates for each ward area, visit: HERE For…

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Holme Lacy Road Temporary Closure

In the interest of residents, we would like to make people aware of this road closure affecting Holme Lacy Road on the 4th of March. Please note, however, that we are the Parish Council, and are not usually involved in Highways issues.

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