Chamber update

The Hereford Cider Museum is open today- Friday 9th March and again next Thursday 15th March for businesses to view and experience the meeting and conference facilities the museum has to offer.  With an exhibition gallery facility,  full catering and entrance to the museum it is a unique meeting venue.  If you get the chance go along from 10.00am on […]

“These sessions regularly sell out around the country.  Working with Herefordshire Council as a Chamber President initiative we are pleased to be able to bring this to Chamber members free of charge.” Graham Biggs, the naked creative, Chamber President  Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce will be holding a third session in our procurement series, which has looked at breaking […]

Hotel Loyalty Scheme Case Studies with focus on the Middle East

Few people would disagree that the last two or three years have been incredibly challenging for the hotel industry. However, it’s during such times that creativity and innovation come to the forefront to answer the question ‘how can we fill our hotel?’ For many hotel chains, the loyalty programme is an integral part of the answer and the Middle East […]

SIR – Investment in a world-class infrastructure network is a pillar of productivity and the enhancement of competitiveness. With this in mind, the Government’s commitment to high-speed rail should be applauded as an important step to strengthening the position of British business in the global economy. As business leaders and job-creators, we recognise that Britain’s poor infrastructure is a major […]

George Osbornes Autumn Statement - Hit or miss for West Midland business?

With so much bad news in this weeks papers spelling doom and gloom for the coutry as we slide into another credit crunch.  Here’s a quick view of the months Chancellors Autumn Statement. The headlines included a credit easing scheme where £40 billion will be available as part of the National Loan Guarantee Scheme, £20 billion available in coming weeks, […]

Great news as Shropshire and Worcestershire sports arenas get £3m grant

Two new community sports centres in Shropshire and Worcestershire have been given £3m of Sport England funding. The Worcester Community Arena, to be built on the site of a derelict fruit market, has been given £1.5m. A project building new sports facilities at Dawley near Telford has also been given a £1.5m grant. Sport England’s Jennie Price said: “It will […]

Herefordshire Takes Getmapping Vertical, and Oblique Imagery plus Elevation Data

Hartley Wintney, October 25, 2011 – Herefordshire Council has purchased a package of geo-spatial data from Getmapping. The package includes the latest 12.5cm resolution imagery of the whole county (2,400 sq km) plus 10cm resolution and oblique imagery for Hereford itself. This is complemented by Getmapping’s Digital Surface (DSM) and Digital Terrain Models (DTM) of the county, derived from the […]