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Hereford United fans protest at Kidderminster match

Hereford United fans held a peaceful protest last night to complain over the way their club is being run.

It was staged at neighbouring team Kidderminster Harriers' game against Welling United, which was being broadcast live on BT Sport.

Hereford United's ground Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The club was expelled from the Football Conference in June for failing to pay its debts.

The fans were allowed to hold the peaceful protest inside the away stand of the stadium.


Two men attacked on night out in Hereford

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to about an assault in Hereford in September Credit: West Mercia Police

Police are hunting a man who attacked two people on a night out in Hereford.

Officers have released images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident at Mamma Jammas nightclub on West Street.

Two men were attacked at 3.15am on September 21. One of the victims - who was 41-years-old - was knocked unconscious, while a 21-year-old man needed surgery for a broken jaw.

Officers want to speak to this man in connection with the incident at Mamma Jammas nightclub Credit: West Mercia Police

Winding up of Hereford United adjourned

Hereford United will appear in court again on October 20 Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Hereford United's winding up petition has been adjourned for 42 days at a High Court hearing today.

The club has reached a settlement with its main claimant - former manager Martin Foyle - who was owed money.

HMRC have now taken on the winding up petition. This is the club's seventh adjournment over one petition.

They will return to the High Court on October 20 and are still facing the prospect of liquidation.

D-day in Hereford United liquidation battle

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts of face a winding up order Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts or face a winding up order.

The club was granted a seven day extension by the High Court last week after being expelled form the football conference in June.

River Wye being searched for two missing people

A map showing the search area for two missing people in the River Wye Credit: ITV News Central

The River Wye near Hereford is being searched for two missing people.

Hereford and Worcester Fires Service has confirmed that emergency services are carrying out a search in the area at the moment.

The A438 near Hereford is closed in both directions between Bridge Sollers and the A480 at Stretton Sugwas because of the incident.


Herefordshire teen grows exotic watermelons

Joe De Pascalis, 19, with a watermelon that he grew in Herefordshire Credit: ITV News Central

A 19-year-old agricultural student has succeeded in growing exotic watermelons in Herefordshire.

Joe De Pascalis challenged a local fruit and vegetable grower that he could harvest a crop of the fruit.

He used an artificial heater on the seedlings to emulate the sunnier climes in which watermelons are usually grown.

His produce will go on sale at Tesco on Thursday.

“These watermelons taste so good that we don’t think shoppers will be able to tell the difference between them and the imported ones sold on high streets from Spain and Brazil.

“Joe has clearly done a very good job growing them and in doing so made a mark on British agriculture."

– Tesco produce manager James Cackett

Statement reveals Hereford United FC will continue

A statement from Hereford United FC has revealed that the football club will continue. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

A statement from Hereford United FC has revealed that the football club will continue.

The announcement has come from the Chairman and Directors who say they will also be contacting sponsors from this morning.

It comes as the club has been threatened with liquidation if they don't clear their debts by next month.

Hereford United allowed to play home games - but with 1,000 capacity

Edgar Street is currently restricted to a capacity of 1,000 people Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Hereford United have been granted a general safety certificate to host matches at Edgar Street - but only with a capacity of 1,000 people.

Herefordshire Council says the club has been given permission to open the stadium to the public after their safety certificate had been withdrawn a month ago.

The club's first game of the season will be on Saturday 9 August against St Neots Town.

The club will only currently be allowed to play football matches in front of 1,000 spectators using both the Merton Terrace and Merton Stand at Edgar Street, as opposed to a full capacity crowd, until all of the partner agencies involved are satisfied that any outstanding safety issues have been properly addressed.

– Herefordshire Council spokesperson
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