News archive: 2021
The charge points have been funded by Highways England and installed by SWARCO, who will run the points. The charge points are in Herefordshire Council car parks at Edde Cross Street car park in Ross on Wye, St Martin’s car park in Hereford and Broad… read more on article: "Three new electric vehicle charge points are now online in the county."
Community groups across the county are being invited to apply for funding to tackle the Climate and Ecological Emergency through a new Community Climate and Nature Grant Scheme. Non-profit groups or organisations based in Herefordshire (or a Heref… read more on article: "Community Climate and Nature Grants - apply now!"
Funded by the Central Government Covid Recovery Grant, Herefordshire Council wishes to support up to six communities to establish community car clubs during an 18 month pilot. A community car club is a local, member-based initiative that provides ac… read more on article: "Herefordshire Community car club pilot scheme "
When you’re next out and about, you may notice that three ‘green’ bus shelters with living plants on the roofs have been installed at the Red Barn Drive stop on Yazor Road, and the Memorial and Victoria bus stops on Whitecross Road. The roofs are p… read more on article: "Hereford’s looking up – have you noticed anything different about your bus stops recently?"
The Herefordshire Green Network, in collaboration with Caplor Horizons and with funding from the MCS Charitable Foundation, has developed an innovative online web-platform for local councils as an engagement tool for their communities.
Taking greener journeys across Hereford has become even easier and more accessible to the wider public with the introduction of the Beryl e-Bike. 30 Beryl e-Bikes are now available to hire from Beryl Bays across the city, as part of the existing b… read more on article: "New e-bikes will help power City’s green recovery"
The parish carbon calculator is now live! The Midlands Energy Hub, the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Exeter University, BEIS and parish councils from across England have developed a carbon footprinting tool that can be used to support local action.… read more on article: "Parish carbon calculator"
Herefordshire businesses and organisations can now apply for up to four cycle parking stands, totally free of charge. A free installation service is included. The scheme is provided by Herefordshire Council and managed by the cycling charity LifeCyc… read more on article: "Take a stand"
The Marches Renewable Energy scheme (MarRE) with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has enabled the completion of 10 projects in Herefordshire totalling £322,003, with grants of £159,093. Grant recipients to support installati… read more on article: "Solar panels and air source heat pumps "
Hereford is set to become a greener city thanks to 500 new trees being given to local residents, businesses, organisations, schools and colleges to plant in their gardens or on their land.. Read more about how to plant trees in Hereford