Hereford and Worcester


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Hereford and Worcester

(hĕr`əfərd, wo͝os`tər), former county, W central England, created under the Local Government Act of 1972 (effective 1974). It was composed of the county borough of Worcester and most of the former counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, but in 1998 the two counties were again established as separate entities.

Hereford and Worcester

 

a county in Great Britain, formed in 1973–75 from the two former counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Population, 585,900 (1974). The county is primarily agricultural, although the northeastern area adjacent to the West Midlands conurbation is heavily industrialized, with enterprises of the machine-building, metalworking, and ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy industries.

Hereford and Worcester

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
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White, who won against North Wales (4-0, 4-0) and Hereford and Worcester (4-1, 4-0), also won his two matches on the second day.
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The appliance, belonging to Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, was taken from an unmanned station at Burford.
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