South Shropshire News

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


Shropshire towns success at the Heart of England in Bloom awards

24th September 2012

Several Shropshire towns and villages are celebrating golden success at this year’s Heart of England in Bloom competition - with Shrewsbury leading the way.


Blacksmith metalwork demonstrations at the October Craven Arms Farmers Market

14th September 2012

Come and watch local blacksmith, Frazer Picot, at work in his mobile forge at the next Craven Arms Farmers Market on Saturday 6th October at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


Guided walk, 30 September: Much Wenlock robbed of gold by a naked giant?

11th September 2012

Want to know what the title of this walk in Much Wenlock is all about? Join walk leader and storyteller, Keith Pybus, for a town trail of discovery on Sunday 30 September, 10.30am - 1pm.


Ludlow takes second place in prestigious Countryfile Magazine Awards

24th August 2012

Ludlow has taken second place in the ‘Britain’s Favourite Market Town’ category in the Countryfile Magazine Awards 2012.


Bank Holiday Family Fun at Acton Scott

23rd August 2012

Join us at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm for a 3-day festival celebrating the Food, Farming and Arts of the Shropshire Hills this Bank Holiday weekend.


BRAVE WITH A BLADE AT STOKESAY CASTLE

17th August 2012

Great, long, cutting and broad - medieval knights used a host of different swords to battle opponents wearing different kinds of weapon, and visitors to Stokesay Castle over the August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday will get a chance to see several in action, as the fortified manor house hosts two days of swashbuckling swordfighting!


MUSKETS, MASKS AND MEDIEVAL MYTHS AT STOKESAY CASTLE

17th August 2012

Learn, stand and deliver! That’s what visitors to Stokesay Castle, near Ludlow, will do on 23 August, when the site hosts a Highwayman School as part of its Time Travelling summer!


Popular Caravan Parks Report a Busy Summer

8th August 2012

The owners of four popular five star touring caravan parks in Shropshire and Snowdonia are reporting a busy summer season.


Discover Local Festival at Acton Scott

6th August 2012

Come and join the 3-day festivities celebrating the Food, Farming and Arts of the Shropshire Hills at Acton Scott on 25th-27th August Bank Holiday weekend.


Great Taste Awards 2012

3rd August 2012

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has won 5 Great Taste Awards including a 3 Star Award for its bacon.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Jun 28

In Our Gallery- Carol Bowen & Gordon Bailey

With almost 70 combined years experience between them, Carol and Gordon display paintings in watercolour and pastel as well s beautiful photography.

Jul 24

Summer Holiday Activity: GROW (Giants and Neeps)

Plant your bean in a hand-made, compostable pot ready for the tale of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' then make a willow rellis for it to climb. Show your strength in the 'Enormous Turnip' tug o'war game.

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Jul 25

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre have Summer sorted!

Struggling to know what to do with the children this Summer holidays? Will you be looking after the grandkids and want to do something fun that doesn’t break the bank? Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre have...

Jul 07

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway Celebrates their 125th Birthday

On the 7th July 2017 Bridgnorth Cliff Railway will be celebrating the 125th anniversary of its opening by the Mayor of the time John Anderson in 1892.

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