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We want to brighten things up! After an underwhelming year, it is important that businesses and the city centre are looking their best as we welcome visitors back to Hereford. So, to help, the Hereford BID are offering two free hanging baskets for each HBID business. This all-inclusive offer...
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The Roadmap Out of Lockdown

Yesterday, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson set out a roadmap to easing lockdown in England which could see all limits on social contact lifted by 21 June. This new four-step plan allows restrictions to be lifted with a period of 5 weeks between each proposed step, ensuring sufficient time for data to...
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The Hereford BID team are pleased to announce that, following the recent nominations for the HBID Board of Directors, we have three new members joining the board for 2021. Due to natural changes within the current HBID board, there were sufficient positions available for all applicants to be...
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Hereford BID is proud to represent over 500 levy-paying businesses within Hereford, with the goal of enhancing, developing and promoting the city for the benefit of our members and anyone who lives in or visits Hereford. The BID is run by its members for its members, with a board of directors made...
View of Hereford Cathedral
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Supreme Court judges have ruled in favour of policyholders following a case bought forward by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which aimed to provide legal clarity on business interruption insurance policies during the coronavirus crisis. Last spring, a large number of businesses made claims...
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The Knife Angel, otherwise known as the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression, is coming to Hereford in 2021. Standing 27ft high and weighing 3.5 tons, it is a spectacular sculpture of an angel. The sculpture took over two years to create from over 100,000 knives received from 43 police...
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Hereford Business E-Bike Grants

Hereford businesses can apply for a grant of up to £10,000 for electric bikes or electric cargo bikes. The grant can fund up to 100% of the costs. Applications can be submitted between 6th January and 27th January 2021 and the application form and supporting information is available at www...
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Lockdown 3.0 and Grants Update 2021

On Monday evening, it was announced that, once again, England would be heading into lockdown. Whilst not altogether unexpected, this news was not what we wished to hear for businesses in Hereford as we start a new year. We’ll have to postpone some of our plans, but will be working to share...
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Statement from Herefordshire Chief Inspector Edd Williams: After our first weekend with Herefordshire being in Tier One we sadly have a message for the those who don’t live and work here: Please don’t come and visit, for now… On Saturday night licensees turned away between 250 and 300 people who...
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