Ultrafast broadband for Leominster Enterprise Park
Leominster is to benefit from full fibre broadband thanks to a grant from Herefordshire Council's Fastershire project and part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Witnesses sought after collision on A442
Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the A442 in Shropshire.
Authority referred to commissioner over councillor’s lane refurbishment
Shropshire Council has been referred to the Information Commissioner after it failed to reveal full details of the cost and justification of relaying of a single track road leading to a top councillors’ home.
New travellers’ sites plan adopted
County councillors expressed concerns as they adopted a new plan for gipsy and travellers’ sites.
Leominster affordable homes plan
Developers want to build 58 affordable homes on a field on the outskirts of Leominster.
Climate change campaigners call on college to declare emergency
Environmental campaigners have called on two colleges to declare a climate change emergency.
Fears raised over mobile library service
Fears have been raised over the future of mobile libraries after council bosses launched a consultation into the service.
Mayor to run 28 miles to and from meeting for charity
Ledbury mayor Phillip Howells will be running 28 miles for charity tomorrow from his home to and from a council meeting at Hereford’s Shirehall.
Residents to get a week’s notice on cooling towers demolition
Residents of Ironbridge will now get a full week’s notice ahead of the demolition of the iconic cooling towers.
Hospital detector tells smokers to move away from maternity unit
An automatic smoke detector which asks people using cigarettes to step away from a women and children’s department has been installed at a hospital in the county.
Site visit for events licence at historic landmark
Licensing chiefs have asked for a site visit before considering plans to allow the sale of booze and to host events at Grange Court in Leominster.
Power station homes to have “significant” impact on area
Plans to build 1,000 homes and community facilities on the former Ironbridge Power Station site will mark a “significant change” on the green spaces around the area, it has been claimed.
Burglar jailed after suspended sentence revoked
A Shropshire burglar has been jailed after his suspended sentence was revoked.
Police appeal to trace wanted man
West Mercia Police is asking the public to help them locate 22 year old Jonathan Biddle who has been recalled to prison after breaching the conditions of his licence.
Midwife unit closures to lead to longer drives for mums
The number of mothers within a 30 minute drive of a midwife-led unit will drop by almost 14 per cent under a planned shake-up of services.
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