South Shropshire News

Browse latest news articles to find out what's going on in Ludlow & South Shropshire...


The butcher, baker and cupcake maker... preserving countryside landscapes, lifestyles and livelihoods

29th November 2012

Foodie fans and galloping gourmets are in for a real treat in what is fast becoming one of Britain’s ‘greenest’ Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, thanks to a ‘Buy Local’ scheme aimed at retaining a centuries-old way of life.


Ludlow Celebrates its Unique Independents

23rd November 2012

Almost 100 window stickers have been handed out to all shops that are independently owned in Ludlow town centre by it’s local Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The idea came about when a local designer and shop owner got talking about ways to help shoppers support the locally owned businesses in their high street.


New Style of Restaurant comes to Shropshire

31st October 2012

A talented young Chef from Shropshire is bringing a new style of restaurant to his home county by launching ‘The Glutton Club’, together with his new fine food catering business, Curious Eats.


Shropshire Holiday Cottages feature in new ITV1 show

29th October 2012

'Holiday Home Sweet Home' starts Saturday, 27th October on ITV1


Ghostly Gaslight at Blists Hill

26th October 2012

Tickets still available for 27th October 2012 - get yours now!


Free special offer vouchers for October half term

25th October 2012

With October half term nearly upon us, Shropshire Tourism is reminding Shropshire residents to take advantage of exclusive special offers for local attractions, as part of their ongoing ‘Shropshire Days Out’ promotion.


TOWN’S TOURISM BOOM ATTRIBUTED TO LUDLOW TOURING PARK

23rd October 2012

A Shropshire business ambassador has attributed Ludlow’s record number of visitors this summer to the town’s new park for touring caravans and motorhomes. Tony Bywater, chairman of Shrewsbury-based Salop Leisure, commended Morris Leisure for the company’s £3 million investment in Ludlow Touring Park, which opened its gates in May and has been a great success.


HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN AT STOKESAY CASTLE

22nd October 2012

A medieval castle with a legendary treasure hidden somewhere within the grounds - where could be better than Stokesay Castle, near Ludlow, to celebrate the Festivals of All Saints and All Souls this October half term?


Love drawing? Can't draw? Won't draw? The Big Draw is for you

16th October 2012

Take part in The Big Draw and help us Draw the Farm at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, on Thursday 1 November, 10am - 4.30pm.


Thumbs up for Up 'n' Down - Offa's Taste Frontier

10th October 2012

Up ‘n’ Down, the crisp, new ale from Hobsons Brewery, was given a big thumbs up at the Clun Valley Beer Festival.


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

Grab your wingman….Top Gun is heading to Cosford!

One of the most iconic aviation movies of all time ‘Top Gun’ will be showcased on a giant inflatable screen at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 23 September 2017. This 80’s cult classic...

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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