Hereford and Worcester


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Hereford and Worcester

n
(Placename) a former county of the W Midlands of England, created in 1974 from the historic counties of Herefordshire and (most of) Worcestershire: abolished in 1998 when Herefordshire became an independent unitary authority

Her′eford and Worces′ter


n.
a county in W England. 696,000; 1516 sq. mi. (3926 sq. km).
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The closure of Stourport and Bewdley fire stations was confirmed by Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority.
They played teams from North Wales, Hereford and Worcester, Staffordshire, and Shropshire in the qualifying round.
At the height of the fire, 50,000 tonnes of mixed waste and plastics were alight and crews from across Warwickshire, Hereford and Worcester were dispatched to the incident.
We are devolving budgeting down to stakeholders to link financial movement down to the operational level of the organisation," explains Martin Reohorn, Director of Finance and Assets at Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, "Budgeting is a good example as with the help of TechnologyOne, we have shaved weeks off the process and increased budgeting workflow visibility to key stakeholders.
He was thanked for his engaging talk and his frankness during the following question and answer session by Francis Christie, chairman of the Hereford and Worcester branch of the IoD in the West Midlands.
The new HQ, housed at the Hereford and Worcester Fire Service headquarters, will monitor weather forecasts closely to anticipate where flash floods might occur.
The treatments are being offered across County Durham and Northumberland, as well as Manchester, Hereford and Worcester.
Hereford and Worcester Fire Brigade has dealt with a series of barn fires in the two counties in the last month, which destroyed about 1,200 tonnes of hay, straw and corn.
6m [pounds sterling] centre in Hereford which is funded by regional development agency Advantage West Midlands and run by Business Link Hereford and Worcester.
The historic haven of Hereford and Worcester is the home of castles, cathedrals and cider.
3 million customers in the city of Birmingham and parts of Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Hereford and Worcester.
Cardiff Fencing Club's James Harrington won the Turner Cup Welsh intermediate epee competition - open to all Welsh fencers except the national champion and recent internationals - and finished third in the weekend's main British competition, the Hereford and Worcester Open.