Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hereford Relief Road Could be a Monumental Waste of Money!

A new report out today will further increase pressure on Herefordshire Council to examine a real alternative to its relief road scheme.  Local groups say alternative could tackle congestion more effectively than the road proposal while still allowing for the growth … Continue reading

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The Landscapes painted by Brian Hatton

‘… the rarest of all things, true genius’. (Walter Shaw Sparrow, art critic, 1926) Illustration:  ‘The Lawns, Warham’ photographed today and painted by Brian Hatton in 1908 Many of you will recognise these trees (illus.) on your right as you … Continue reading

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Hereford “Bypass” – Some Simple Questions Answered

“Council set to drive through bypass plan” was an excellent way of grabbing the public attention in Herefordshire (Hereford Times 15.9.11). Everyone thinks we need a “bypass” and now it looks like Herefordshire Council, after all these years, is going … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Favourite River at Risk

The growth plans that Herefordshire Council are proposing to put out for consultation in just over a week, pose a huge risk to the Nation’s favourite river, the River Wye. The River Wye is a European Special Area of Conservation … Continue reading

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It is Not Just Luck that Herefordshire is a Major Food Producer

It is not just by luck that Herefordshire is a major food producer. This is a County which produces some of the best food in the country. Beef, lamb, chicken, turkeys, milk, strawberries, blackcurrants, raspberries, blueberries, potatoes and apples, to name … Continue reading

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