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Tandem-onium Over, Thanks to Great Community Effort

A tandem bicycle was recently donated to the College by Chuck Taylor, from Houghton-le-Spring, near Sunderland. The College really appreciated this kind gesture and tried every which way to get the tandem back to Hereford. However, trains weren’t an option and, as the College is a charity, couriers were cost prohibitive. Thankfully, social media team… Read More »

Posted On
12 September 2019

A ‘Grand’ Day Out at Hereford Beer Festival

A huge thank you to The Barrels Formation Drinking Team who kindly donated £1,000 to the College from the proceeds of their fundraising Beer Festival on August Bank Holiday. The Team raise a lot of money for charity, in particular, through their annual beer festival held at The Barrels pub in Hereford. The Festival is… Read More »

Posted On
30 August 2019

Charity bike ride in memory of father blinded in WWII

Robin Stephens (59) will be cycling 175 miles in October with a group of friends and colleagues to support the Hereford-based college in appreciation of the help his father, Gordon, received after losing his sight in an air raid in 1941.

Posted On
20 August 2019

Visual Impairment Awareness Day a Huge Success

Last week students from the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) held a visual impairment awareness day. Eight members of staff from Hereford College of Arts (HCA) made the short hop to the RNC to take part in sighted guide training and an immersive visually impaired experience. Staff members were invited to wear blind… Read More »

Posted On
25 June 2019

Hereford Football Club Website Tested To It’s Limits

Yesterday our Level 2 ICT students visited Hereford Football Club to present their findings on the accessibility of the clubs website. The website accessibility testing by RNC students is part of the football clubs commitment to improve its access for their disabled supporters. The students have been testing the website on Windows, Apple and Android… Read More »

Posted On
18 June 2019