South Shropshire News

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Ludlow Food Centre win National Award

14th February 2013

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has been awarded the highest accolade in the farm shop sector. The Ludlow Food Centre, in Bromfield, on the Earl of Plymouth’s Oakly Park Estate, was voted UK Farm Retailer Of the Year 2013 at this week’s FARMA (The National Farmers’ Retail and Markets’ Association) Awards.


New Restaurant in Ludlow

4th February 2013

A Ludlow food producer and retailer is undergoing a new development on its site just outside the town.


Entertaining Elephants in The Shropshire Hills

8th January 2013

A well-known ethical and natural food shop in the Shrophire Hills, with one of the most colourful names on the high street, will be under new management from the start of the New Year.


Events from over the border

12th December 2012

Gill Ding, manager of Leominster VIC issues a useful list of forthcoming events each month – if you want to find out what’s happening in Herefordshire. Contact Gill on www.leominstertourism.com 01568 616460


Tinsel Tuesdays in Ludlow

12th December 2012

Ludlow promises to pack a punch for shoppers this December with a wholly new Christmas concept coined Tinsel Tuesdays. For every Tuesday in December the town will be offering free parking in all car parks between 2 and 6pm, courtesy of Shropshire Council and a new Christmas Gift Market that promises shoppers something a bit special. As well as a hog roast, music, impromptu panto previews by the crew of Aladdin from the Ludlow Assembly Rooms as well as some carol singing around the Christmas Tree. tish@ludlowchamber.co.uk Posters & flyers about tinsel Tuesday are available from Ludlow VIC.


Travel News

12th December 2012

Don’t forget the new Transport website – with very useful newsletter to keep you & your clients up to date about how to travel around Shropshire - by bike, foot bus train & even by car. With lots of details about how to get to visitor attractions. Walks & cycle rides and suggestions about things to do without your car! www.travelshropshire.co.uk


Forthcoming events

12th December 2012

Don’t forget to let your visitors know about events (and walks) in our area. If you have an event you want to publicise in this newsletter – just let us know.


Get in the mood for Christmas

12th December 2012

Here are some ideas for keeping everyone happy at Christmas. 12th Christmas Wreath Making - Croft Castle; 17th-19th December – Lunch with Father Christmas – Berrington Hall; 19th-23rd Aladdin at Ludlow Assembly rooms; 23rd Christmas Market – Castle Square Ludlow. Please look at the events list below for more ideas.


Farmhouse Breakfast Week 20th - 26th January 2013

12th December 2012

It’s never too early to start planning - before you know where you are Christmas & New Year will be over and it will be the second week in January. Farmhouse Breakfast Week, which takes place every January, is a perfect opportunity to promote the wealth of wonderful breakfast produce on offer around the UK and especially in Shropshire. Have a look at http://www.shakeupyourwakeup.com/, download the free resources, register so that you benefit from all the free promotional publicity.


FESTIVE FUN AT STOKESAY CASTLE

3rd December 2012

There’s a full weekend of festive fun at Stokesay Castle on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December 2012, with a fun reindeer trail for children, and a fantastic range of unusual gift ideas in the shop.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Jul 27

Farm and Forest School Holiday Club

Holiday Club for ages 8+ every Tuesday and Thursday of the school holidays. Farm, and Forest School, mud, sticks, marshallows, goats, rabbits etc. Parents do not need to stay. Booking is essential.

Aug 25

Sarah Barnwell & James Hickman

Violinists of international acclaim, Sarah Barnwell joins forces with guitarist and vocalist James Hickman to offer music that combines swings, gypsy jazz, folk and blues.

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Aug 15

Shropshire Movie Mansion Celebrates Ten Years of ‘Atonement’ with a Charity Open Day

Shropshire’s most famous movie location is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the release of the film ‘Atonement’ which put it on the global map. On Sunday 3rd September visitors will be able to...

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