Freedom of information (FOI) releases from Herefordshire Council

This is a disclosure log of Herefordshire Council's responses to freedom of information (FOI) or environmental information regulations (EIR) requests that might be of wider public interest.

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1,798 disclosures

  1. Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you provide me with information on households put at risk of homelessness.

    1. The number of households where someone is in receipt of the state pension who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority due to a Section 21 notice in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    2. The number of households where someone is in receipt of the state pension who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    3. The number of households where there where someone is aged under 18 who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority due to a Section 21 notice in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    4. The number of households where there where someone is aged under 18 who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    5. The number of households where there where someone is registered as a carer who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority due to a Section 21 notice in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    6. The number of households where there where someone is registered as a carer who have been put at risk of homelessness in your local authority in each of the financial years since 2018/19

    Published: 19 June 2024

  2. When was the last time you cleaned the sides of the A40 around Ross on Wye (down to the A449 at Raglan)?

    Published: 18 June 2024

  3. Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you provide me with the following information on trees planted each financial year since 2018/19.

    How many trees has your local authority planted in each financial year since 2018/19?

    How many trees has your local authority removed in each financial year since 2018/19?

    How much has your local authority spent on tree planting in each financial year since 2018/19?

    Published: 18 June 2024

  4. Following the recent damage to Leystone Bridge caused by an HGV lorry, could you please tell me when the Council will be starting the repair works and also how much is it going to cost?

    Published: 17 June 2024

  5. I am writing to request a list of any noise complaints made against a premises of 22C Beech Business Park, Hereford in the last 24 months. This premises is occupied by ‘Wobbly Taphouse’.

    Published: 17 June 2024

  6. My request is as follows.

    1. How many planning applications have you received since (and including) 2 April 2024?

    2. Of those applications, how many have been validated?

    3.(a) Of the validated applications, how many have claimed exemption from mandatory biodiversity net gain?

    3.(b) Of those claiming exemptions, how many have relied on each exemption:

    (i) Householder application

    (ii) Self build or custom build application

    (iii) Application for a biodiversity gain site

    (iv) HS2-related application

    (v) 'De minimis' exemption where less than 25sqm of area habitat, 5m of hedgerow, 5m of watercourse and no priority habitat are affected

    3.(c) Of those claiming the de minimis exemption, how many have set out what habitats are within the red line boundary for the application?

    4. Of the validated applications not claiming exemption from mandatory biodiversity net gain (i.e. answer to Q2 minus answer to Q3(a)):

    4. (a) how many have been granted permission?

    4. (b) of those granted permission under Q4(a), how many have submitted a biodiversity gain plan?

    4. (c) of those submitting a biodiversity gain plan under Q4(b), how many have had it approved?

    Published: 17 June 2024

  7. RE: Leys Hill junction on the B4234

    We submit a Freedom of Information request to Herefordshire Council/Balfour Beatty for the results of the speed monitoring on the B4234 that took place following the meeting of July 2023 at Balfour Beatty offices.

    Published: 14 June 2024

  8. I would like to request a copy the wayleave agreement for the streetlight mounted on 31 Church Street, Hereford.

    Published: 14 June 2024

  9. 1. How many Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) do you operate in total and out of these how many accept carpets and other textile flooring materials (underlay, rugs, mats, covers) from: Please provide a number for each option:

    a) Residents only

    b) Commercial operators only

    c) Residents and commercial operators

    2. How are carpets and other textile flooring materials managed and stored at HWRCs? Please select one option:

    a) In a separate sheltered container

    b) In a separate un-sheltered container

    c) Mixed in with mattresses and other bulky household waste

    d) Mixed in with residual and black bag waste

    3. How are carpets and other textile flooring materials disposed of from HWRCs? Please select one option:

    a) Sent for recycling

    b) Sent for landfill

    c) Sent for incineration for energy recovery (please specify type - RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) or SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel))

    4. Do you provide residents with a bulky household waste collection service, and does this service accept carpets and other textile flooring materials? Please answer yes or no

    5. How are carpets and other textile flooring materials collected via the bulky household waste service disposed of? Please select one option:

    a) Sent for recycling

    b) Sent for landfill

    c) Sent for incineration for energy recovery (please specify type - RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) or SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel))

    6. Do you collect, record and report data and information on carpets and other textile flooring materials collected at both HWRCs and via the bulky household waste service? Please specify yes or no for each service.

    7. If yes, is this data and information broken down by material type and recorded using the government database WasteDataFlow? Please answer yes, no or not applicable

    8. Does your authority have plans to revise how carpets and other textile flooring materials are collected, stored and/or disposed of in the next 12 months? Please answer yes or no

    9. If yes, please give details about how you plan to revise these processes.

    10. What are your authorities’ biggest challenges in accepting and processing carpets and other textile flooring materials? Please select from the list below

    a) Storage space and bulky nature of materials

    b) Limited recycling and disposal options

    c) Cost of processing these materials

    d) All the above

    11. Where possible, please provide URLs for pages on your website which provide relevant information about HWRCs, a bulky household waste collection service and/or any other resources relating to the disposal of carpets and other textile flooring materials.

    Published: 14 June 2024

  10. Under the FOI Act, I would like to request some data regarding the building repair backlog in schools.

    I would like to request:

    1. The number of repairs which have been done to all schools managed by the local authority in each financial year since 2018/2019?

    - The number of these repairs which were done due to issues with mould.

    - The number of these repairs which were done due to issues with asbestos.

    2. How much have you spent on school building repairs since in each FY since 2018/19?

    Published: 14 June 2024