South Shropshire News

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News from Shropshire Council's Tourism Officer

17th July 2012

Tim King has been busy coordinating the massive media interest in Much Wenlock’s Olympic heritage. Read on to find out more about the media coverage - it benefits everyone in the county. There are also links to find out what’s happening at the Shropshire hills & Ludlow Destination Partnership and details of a new Visit England rural Action Plan


Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses

17th July 2012

This year we are trialling a new linear Shuttle bus route between Much Wenlock and Church Stretton. The funding has come from the Shropshire Sustainable Transport Project.


Budding Reporters' Special Assignment at Ludlow Touring Park

5th July 2012

Four budding journalists from Bishop Hooper Primary School in Ludlow, armed with pens, notepads and a camera, have been given a special reporting assignment.


Festival of the Gloucester Old Spot

2nd July 2012

On July 21st 2012 the first Festival of the Gloucester Old Spot will take place at Ludlow Food Centre and will include all things spotty and piggy.


Wenlock Olympian Gliding has a new sponsor

25th June 2012

EBLEX, the organisation for the English beef and sheep meat industry, have announced that they are delighted to support Gliding at the 2012 Wenlock Olympian Games.


Minibus tour - Three cheers to the Shropshire Hills!

22nd June 2012

Join us on Friday 27 July, 3 – 8pm, for a mini-bus tour of the Shropshire Hills to enjoy sampling local cider, beer and wine.


LUDLOW FESTIVAL EXPECTED TO BOOST BOOKINGS AT NEW CARAVAN PARK

22nd June 2012

A new £3 million park for touring caravans and motorhomes in Ludlow is expecting an influx of visitors during the town’s drama, film and music festival, which opens tomorrow (Saturday) and runs until July 8.


Much extended Mortimer Country Food Fair returns with a Retro theme

20th June 2012

Fair to include a Vintage Fashion Show and extended opening hours: Saturday 14 July 2012 10.00am - 7.00pm


Food. glorious. Food

20th June 2012

Shropshire Tourism has been approached by Optomen Television who is working with Simon Cowell’s production company SYCO TV on an exciting new food series for ITV1 called ‘Food. glorious. Food’.


With a Focus on Fabulous Food, Curly Sandwiches are off the Menu at Shropshire Conferencing Venue

7th June 2012

A south Shropshire food business is opening its doors to the corporate conferencing market and proving that they are much more than just a farm 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 14

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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Latest News

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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