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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Firefighters from West Midlands and Hereford and Worcester have been helping crews at Toddbrook Reservoir in Derbyshire after part of the dam collapsed.
Julia Bailey, an optical assistant at Specsavers, in Ludlwo, is donating up to 16 inches of her hair to the charity, while also raising money for Hereford and Worcester Animal Rescue.
Contract: various internal and external maintenance works to 7 fire stations for the hereford and worcester fire and rescue authority
June's PS1m jackpot Premium Bond winners were a man from Hereford and Worcester, and a woman from Essex.
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.
A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "We will be continuing to dampen out the fire over the next few days."
"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. So far, more than 1,000 women ( and some men ( are believed to have taken up the offer.
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.