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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Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service's community risk management plan - which details how the service will operate up until 2020 - only consulted on the closure of Bewdley fire station and made no mention of shutting down Stourport, they claimed.
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Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said 30 firefighters battled for more than an hour to put out the "severe and intense" blaze at a terraced house in Malvern, Worcestershire.
Cllr Alan Farnell spoke prior to the Tory-run Cabinet voting to press ahead with a review examining potential closer working between Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service with neighbouring fire authority Hereford and Worcester.
As from today, Boyden's back on the air from 9am till 12 noon with a brand new show on BBC Hereford and Worcester.
An audience of nearly 80 gardeners enjoyed an evening with top tips and amusing anecdotes from Paul Cook, of Cooks Nurseries, Stourport, Reg Moule, of BBC Hereford and Worcester, and Andy Pedrick, gardening writer to the Cotswold & Vale Magazine.
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