After the weighty constitutional issues tackled in my last column, it is a delight to return this week to local issues, and sing the praises of local citizens.Read more
I am constantly amazed by the generosity of many Herefordians.
It might be the Street Pastors, who help people who’ve had a bit too much to drink in the small hours on Friday and Saturday nights, or the brilliant team who support young people at Close House, or dozens of other local groups.Read more
Video of opening of GB Electrical and Building Services in Hereford.Read more
Readers, this is normally a gentle and well-meaning, indeed positively herbivorous, column; a column which, at the Editor’s behest, busies itself with the joys or no of Ross-on-Wye and South Herefordshire, and rarely ventures into the murky waters of National Politics.Read more
It has been said that Herefordshire is one of the UK’s best-kept secrets, and often I wish it wasn’t: that more people around the country knew about this magical place and visited it, to enjoy the landscape, shin up the hills and chomp happily on our stunning local produce.Read more
Greetings! I hope Gazette readers had a restful summer, and enjoyed the good weather while we had it. When the sun is shining in Herefordshire, it doesn't get much better than that.Read more
Local MP and Roads Minister Jesse Norman said today he was "delighted" at the news that Stagecoach West will launch a new under-19 day-rider ticket for Hereford and the Forest of Dean.Read more
Local MP Jesse Norman has expressed his concern and sadness at the news of redundancies at the Hereford-based packaging company Gelpack, which has gone into administration.
Employees were told at a meeting today that the vast majority of staff will be made redundant immediately, with only a skeleton team remaining in place.Read more
Local MP and Roads Minister Jesse Norman has greatly welcomed the news that Herefordshire will receive £5 million of Government money to improve local roads.Read more
As Gazette readers will know, I was made Minister for Roads by the Prime Minister in June. It is a fascinating brief, and I am greatly enjoying getting stuck into my work at the Department for Transport.Read more