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Hereford Secures Purple Flag Status

Hereford has achieved the prestigious Purple Flag status for its evening and night-time economy. Purple Flag is a town and City Centre Award – similar to the Blue Flag for beaches.

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Safe Places - Herefordshire

Safe places’ Herefordshire​

‘Safe places’ are a shop, business or public building where vulnerable people who feel threatened in the community can go to for help.

The premises have a sticker symbol that goes in a visible place in the window.

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Shops Opening on Boxing Day

Shops opening on boxing day has been in the news recently, with calls for the government to ban stores from opening, giving the shop worker a bit more family time over the festive period.  For now, the government has decided to leave decisions on opening to the retailers, who will inevitably make

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Remodelling of High Town

Work has begun on the remodelling of High Street outside All Saints Church, continuing round through High Town and into the top of Widemarsh Street.

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Fire in High Town destroyed 2 Shops

5 years ago the fire in High Town destroyed 2 shops that have since become an eyesore, but last week planning permission was granted for them to be rebuilt as shops with residential flats above and to the rear.  This doesn’t mean the eyesore in High Town is going to disappear imminently, but it i

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