It was great to drop in on the extraordinary Rosemary Rigby MBE recently, both to catch up with her and to see the new extension she has built to her Violette Szabo Museum in Tump Lane.
George Orwell famously wrote that “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” So it is in Herefordshire, because of the incredible range of volunteering and community support organisations that quietly go about their business across the county.
Last week saw the publication of two important reports. Both have a direct bearing on the future of Herefordshire. Together they reinforce the importance of the Government’s new Levelling Up strategy, and the urgent need to clean up the river Wye.