News archive: 2021
Three new electric vehicle charge points are now online in the county.
Tuesday 12 October 2021 7.15pm
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…
Community Climate and Nature Grants - apply now!
Thursday 30 September 2021 5.13pm
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…
Herefordshire Community car club pilot scheme
Thursday 30 September 2021 5.11pm
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…
Hereford’s looking up – have you noticed anything different about your bus stops recently?
Thursday 15 July 2021 12.47pm
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…
The portal to the Great Collaboration is ready to go!
Wednesday 31 March 2021 11.50am
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.
New e-bikes will help power City’s green recovery
Thursday 25 March 2021 11.29am
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…
Parish carbon calculator
Monday 1 March 2021 2pm
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.…
Take a stand
Sunday 28 February 2021 4.49pm
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…
Solar panels and air source heat pumps
Thursday 25 February 2021 4.32pm
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…
Make Hereford a greener city
Wednesday 24 February 2021 8am
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