A man in Herefordshire who swallowed four live fish as part of the Neknominate craze and posted it on YouTube has appeared in court.
A charity from Herefordshire has been working in Brazil during the World Cup to try and combat exploitation and trafficking.
Two sell-out gigs at the city's Courtyard theatre have raised £21,000. The Bulls are struggling to pay a £78,000 tax bill.
The RSPCA says swallowing fish as part of an online drinking challenge is 'simply not acceptable'.
A man from Herefordshire was today sentenced to an 18-month conditional discharge for causing unnecessary suffering to four fish, after he swallowed them taking part in the 'neknomination' game.
Pippa Boyd, from the RSPCA says she hopes today's sentencing is enough to put people off doing something similar.
Hereford United are expected to give a statement on the club's situation today after a sponsorship bid to save them was rejected last week.
The club will go into liquidation if the debts are not cleared by September 1st.
Prayers will be held at the local church of a couple who were found shot dead at their home in Herefordshire earlier this week.
John Knott, who was 71, and his wife Anne who was 70, were both discovered by police at their home in Pow Green near the village of Bosbury on Monday.
Police later said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths.
Holy Trinity church will be open all day and a service of readings, prayers and quiet meditation will be held in Holy Trinity Church at 6pm.
Vicar, Nicky Seabright said:
– Vicar, Nicky Seabright
"This is an opportunity for us all to come together and reflect on the tragedy in Bosbury this week and to pray for everyone caught up in this deeply distressing event."
The first picture of a man from Bosbury in Herefordshire who was found shot dead with his wife has been released.
John Knott, 71, and Anne Knott, 70, were found dead with gunshot wounds at their home in Pow Green on Monday.
Police say there is no evidence of any third party involvement.
Police have confirmed a married couple from Bosbury in Herefordshire found dead on Monday died of gunshot wounds.
Anne Knott, aged 70, and John Knott, aged 71, were found at their home in Pow Green.
– Detective Inspector Richard Rees of Hereford CID
Police visited the Knott’s home on Monday after concerns were raised by their relatives. Sadly, a search of the property found them both deceased. They each had a single shotgun wound, which the post mortems have now confirmed were the cause of death.
A shotgun registered to Mr Knott was recovered at the scene.
At this stage of our investigation there is no evidence of any third part involvement and we can confirm we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the shootings. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this time.
We would like to speak to anyone who saw Anne and John Knott prior to Monday (11 August). At present, the last confirmed sighting was around midday on Saturday (9 August) and if anybody has had contact with them in recent days, we urge them to come forward.
An elderly couple who died in what is believed to have been a shooting have been named.
John and Elizabeth Knott, who was known as Ann, were discovered dead at their home in Pow Green, near to the village of Bosbury, in Herefordshire on Monday morning.
Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
More details have been released about a double shooting in Herefordshire in which it is believed an elderly couple died.
It's after police were called to an address in the village of Bosbury in Herefordshire at around 10:20am on Monday.
Police say they are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the shooting.
Officers say the deaths are being treated as unexplained, while further investigations and post-mortem examinations take place.
Two people have been found shot dead at a house in Ledbury in Herefordshire.
The victims were found at about half past nine on Monday morning. Police are treating the deaths as unexplained, and investigations are ongoing.
Details are yet to be released about exactly where the shootings took place, with police saying just that it happened in the 'Ledbury area'.
Two people have been found dead with gunshot wounds in the Ledbury area of Herefordshire, West Mercia Police said tonight.
– West Mercia Police spokesperson
I can confirm we are dealing with an incident in the Ledbury area where two people have been found dead at an address with gunshot wounds.
They have not been named as formal identification has not yet taken place by the family.
We are treating the deaths as unexplained.
It is too early to speculate what took place and police inquiries are continuing along with post mortems.
This took place yesterday, August 11th, at 0930.