An evacuation has taken place in Hereford after an explosion at an industrial estate led to the discovery of suspected World War Two grenades.
A bomb disposal team was sent to premises on the Rotherwas Industrial Estate following the blast yesterday afternoon.
West Mercia Police said it was not treating the incident as suspicious and no injuries have been reported.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and a female passenger was taken to hospital.Read the full story ›
175 members of staff have lost their job at Hereford based-firm Gelpack after the company goes into administration.Read the full story ›
Almost two hundred jobs are at risk after Hereford-based packaging firm Gelpack announced it was in administration.
Gelpack has recently suffered difficult trading conditions, according to the administrators KPMG.
Most workers have been at home except for a small number who are helping to fulfil outstanding orders.
KPMG confirmed there have been no redundancies, and that it is looking for a buyer for the business.
He was caught on camera after police set a trap to catch him in the act.Read the full story ›
30 year old Christian Bagley suffered two stab wounds as he walked under the Hunderton Bridge in Hereford 2 years ago.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for information after receiving a report concerning the safety of a person and their dog.Read the full story ›
An air ambulances was called out after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry in Hereford Town Centre.
A passing ambulance came across the incident near Wall Street yesterday afternoon (Thursday).
He suffered serious injuries to his abdomen, back and feet, and had to be released from under the lorry by Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said:
The pedestrian, a man in his 50s, was fully conscious following the collision but was trapped underneath the lorry.
Whilst ambulance staff administered treatment to the man, the fire service worked to release him.
The man was stabilised before being taken by land ambulance to the awaiting helicopter, which had landed at nearby Hereford Football Club, before being airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
Researchers from the University of Leicester have given his name to a 430-million-year-old crustacean imprint found in Herefordshire.Read the full story ›
Hereford Racecourse: Saturday March 11th 2017, 11:40-18:00.
It's often known as the forerunner to the Cheltenham Festival but Ladies Day at Hereford is equally, eagerly anticipated by many across the region.
Organisers say the prizes this year will be of interest to all and the event isn't just for women.
The ground will be showing the England V Scotland 6 Nations game in the bar area later on in the afternoon to keep the rugby fans entertained.
Why not end the week that saw International Women's Day with a girls day out?