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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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Yesterday afternoon, it was brought to the attention of Hereford BID that new graffiti had been spotted in St Peter's Street. So, early this morning our fantastic Handyman Team headed out to clean and repaint the vandalised area, just one of the many jobs this hardworking team do to improve the...
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Guidance for the Hospitality Sector

With lockdown restrictions ending and a new stricter Tier system being instated, new guidelines have been issued for the hospitality industry. Herefordshire will be subject to Tier 2 restrictions, which limits the on-trade sale of alcohol to be only with a ‘substantial table meal*’. The rule of 6...
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Hereford Cathedral is looking for applications of interest from cafés or caterers to take over the management of the Cathedral Café and event catering. The Cathedral Café is a hidden gem set in a unique location, which serves not only visiting tourists but is also a popular meeting place for...
Cathedral Café 2017 by Ash Mills Photography
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New Lockdown Tiers Announced

Following government announcements earlier this week about tighter restrictions post-lockdown, the tiers for each area were announced today, with Herefordshire one of the many counties to be placed in Tier 2. So, what does this mean for Hereford’s businesses? When lockdown ends, just after midnight...
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Hundreds of businesses across Herefordshire that have been impacted by the national Covid-19 lockdown restrictions could benefit from a new discretionary grant fund. The Discretionary Grant Fund 2 managed by Herefordshire Council is for businesses that have been impacted by the November 2020 Covid-...
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