Paralympians from across Herefordshire will be celebrated in the county town today.
The Queen will be in Hereford this morning, before heading to Worcester this afternoon, here's some interesting facts about the city.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the West Midlands tomorrow, for two days, as part of her Diamond Jubilee Tour.
A tourist from Hereford has died after being hit by a motorboat while snorkelling near a tropical island in Malaysia.
Madaline Cole, 25, was in the water around the island of Pulau Perhentian in the South China Sea when the boat knocked into her on Monday.
It has been reported that she was struck by the boat's propellors and her body, legs and buttocks were severely injured.
– A spokesman from the Foreign Office
We are aware of the death of a British national in Malaysia on May 27.
We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time.
Fire crews will remain at a factory fire in Hereford overnight and will be working to extinguish the fire, which is said to be 'under control'.
The Environment Agency has been working with the fire service to prevent contaminated water leaving the site.
Smoke from the fire at a factory in Hereford is said to be continuing to affect some nearby properties.
The council is advising residents in Rotherwas and Tupsley to remain indoors and keep windows and doors closed for the rest of the day.
The material burning is said to be largely wood and the impact on people's health is expected to be minimal.
The fire service say 'good progress' is being made.
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The fire started at a factory on Hampton Park Road in Hereford at around 8am.
Some residents in the nearby area have been evacuated to Hereford Leisure Centre on Holmer Road.
Firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at a carpet factory in Hereford. Fire crews were called to the scene at Rotherwas Industrial Estate just before 8am.
– Superintendent Ivan Powell, West Mercia Police
“An 800m cordon has been put in place around the factory and only residential properties within that cordon have been evacuated.
“People living there have been taken to the leisure centre on Holmer Road.
Homes and businesses outside of the 800m cordon, but downwind of the smoke coming from the factory, which is heading in a northerly direction across the river, are being asked to stay indoors and keep their windows shut.”