South Shropshire News

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The Wenlock Olympian Games Gliding Event - 14th - 21st July 2012

29th February 2012

In July 2011 the Wenlock Olympian Society and the Vintage Glider Club announced that the 2012 Wenlock Games would include Gliding as a demonstration sport.

Ludlow Food Centre win BPEX Butchery Awards 2012

28th February 2012

Shropshire Food producer and retailer Ludlow Food Centre have received a number of butchery awards at a recent industry ‘Road Show’ competition.


3rd February 2012

Two brothers, a lost key and buried gold are providing the inspiration for half term fun at Stokesay Castle, near Ludlow, where English Heritage will be appealing for help from young treasure hunters with their special family trail!


26th January 2012

Bookings are now being accepted for Ludlow’s exciting new £3 million luxury touring caravan and motorhome park, which will open its gates to customers on Wednesday, May 9.

Shropshire’s fidget pie takes on regional taste test

19th January 2012

A campaign has been launched to pit Shropshire’s famous fidget pie against other regional delicacies across Britain in a new national competition. Ludlow Food Centre makes the pie, which includes gammon, onions, apples and cider. Bosses say it should go head-to-head with other foods which are tied to a particular region or area, such as the Cornish pasty.

5 Star Eaton Cottage: Private Swimming Pool Opening in April

17th January 2012

April will see the opening of Eaton Cottage's private swimming pool. Situated in the grounds, it is a covered, heated 7m x 4m pool and is exclusively for use by guests staying at Eaton Cottage. The pool will be open April to October

Shropshire Hills Tourism committee meetings - your chance join in - or to raise an issue you feel we need to tackle.

2nd December 2011

You are cordially invited to come along to our meetings. Dates and venue of meetings in 2012 to be confirmed. If you would like to come along - please let Jodie Stephen know 01743 261919

Free Cycle Parking Stands for your premises

2nd December 2011

Shropshire Council currently operates a scheme where they can provide cycle stands for private landowners to collect and install, if they operate buildings open to members of the public.

Shropshire and Herefordshire Business Enterprise Fund - News from Tim King

2nd December 2011

Shropshire and Herefordshire Councils have secured European Regional Development Funding to run the Business Enterprise Fund jointly, with £500,000 available in each county for start ups and businesses to bid into over the next three years. For individuals wanting to start up a business, capital grants are available for up to 50%

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 22

The Big Butterfly Count

Discover and Explorers' Club Special- The Hungry Caterpillar and beautiful butterflies. 3-11 years old. Choose from several caterpillar and butterfly crafts and then go out into the meadows to see what we can...

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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.

Jul 06

Flypast and street food are on the menu at Cosford this month!

With just over two weeks to go until the annual Cosford Food Festival, organisers are gearing up for their biggest and best event yet! This year’s festival is packed with over 90 local food and drink...

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