From the Hereford Times
AFTER years of disagreement, plans for a housing development in Bromyard have finally received the seal of approval from town councillors. Marsten Developments' pitch includes plans for 76 houses, six industrial units and an office on a site at Porthouse Farm. The proposal, which has been scaled back from a first application featuring 175 houses, was backed by town councillors meeting on Monday.
From Councillor Roger Page, Chairman - Planning and Enconomic Development Committee.
At the meeting of the Planning Committee held on Monday (3rd March) it was resolved to support the hybrid planning application by Marsten Developments (Worcester) Ltd for outline consent for 76 houses (35% affordable/social) and 5 B1 industrial units together with a full application for one industrial unit. The application also included office space provision at the frontage of the industrial units at Porthouse Farm,Tenbury Road
Organisers of Bromyard’s annual Hop Festival are delighted that local community benefactor Clive Richards has agreed to support this year’s event, which takes place on Saturday 30th August. Mr Richards recently wrote to the Hop Festival Committee: ‘Thank you for organising such a super day that the World Championship Hop Pocket Race turned out to be’.
Bredenbury Primary School is delighted to announce that in conjunction with HOPE for Children and their Families, we are now able to offer breakfast club facilities. This will run from 8am at the HOPE centre and will include a nutritional breakfast and transport from Bromyard to Bredenbury Primary School, ensuring that children arrive at school at 8.45am.