South Shropshire News

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Local Charity Home Start Shropshire Selected as Ludlow Food Centre’s Charity of The Year

23rd May 2018

Ludlow Food Centre has delightedly announced that Home Start has been selected as their charity of the year. Chosen from a list of three charities because of their extensive knowledge and support for families and children locally and throughout the UK, both parties are excited about this year long partnership.


Ludlow Food Centre Butchers Scoop Three Awards at National Meat Products Competition

9th May 2018

The Butchers at Ludlow Food Centre took home 3 awards from the National Meat Products Competition (NMPC) held at Foodex, NEC Birmingham on 17th April.


Marmalade Makers Scoop International Awards for 10th Year in a Row

29th March 2018

Ludlow Food Centre’s marmalade makers are celebrating for the tenth year in a row after scooping another three awards at this year’s Dalemain Marmalade Awards.


‘Flocks of Words’- at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

27th March 2018

Award-winning acoustic trio Whalebone and award-winning poet and author Kate Innes are presenting their full-length collaboration ‘Flocks of Words’ at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms on Friday 6th April.


Local artist exhibiting at Ludlow Food Centre donates 10% of earnings to charity

19th March 2018

Local Shropshire artist Meg Hawkins has been exhibiting her work in Ludlow Food Centre’s gift shop gallery space since November 2017. Since May 2016 Ludlow Food Centre have set up a bi-monthly local artist’s space in their gift shop for them to sell their products. Ludlow Food Centre take no commission for any of the products sold, all they ask is that 10% of the artist’s takings get donated to their charity of the year.


Shropshire Way 80K postponed due to weather

19th March 2018

Weather called to a halt to the Shropshire Way 80K, mass participation walk this weekend. The staff at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre were forced to postpone the event, which takes in some of the finest parts of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, due to the weather warnings for snow, wind and ice.


Shropshire Way 80K to set off this weekend!

13th March 2018

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms has launched their new mass participation 50 mile walk and hundreds of competitors are booked to join in this Saturday. Walkers and runners will arrive in Craven Arms from miles around for this inaugural event.


Ludlow Food Centre Announced as Finalist in Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018

6th March 2018

The shortlist for the prestigious awards has been announced with winners due to be unveiled at Farm Shop & Deli Show Monday 16th April at the NEC, Birmingham


Spring Cookery Course at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre!

6th March 2018

Despite the snow and cold weather, the staff at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre are looking forward to Spring and they are kicking things off with Sabrina’s Spring Menu cookery course on Thursday 22nd March. Sabrina will be teaching fresh and flavourful dishes that incorporate fresh, Spring ingredients such as parsnips, asparagus, cucumber and spinach.


A sole survivor, a force of nature and locos spanning the centuries will star at 2018 Spring Steam Gala

21st February 2018

From a scrapyard ‘no-hoper’ to the last of its kind – a range of locomotives with a real story to tell will star at the Severn Valley Railway’s 2018 Spring Steam Gala, from March 16th- 18th.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

May 26

Discovery Club - Bug City

Help build a minibeast city out in the meadows with places they can hide, paths to their favourite food, maybe even a playground from natural found materials. Perhaps we will see some of the residence. Please...

Jun 10

RAF Cosford Air Show

Non-stop entertainment both in the air with displays from a variety of aircraft and on the ground with hundreds of exhibits, stalls, trade stands, military demonstrations and children's entertainment.One of...

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May 23

Local Charity Home Start Shropshire Selected as Ludlow Food Centre’s Charity of The Year

Ludlow Food Centre has delightedly announced that Home Start has been selected as their charity of the year. Chosen from a list of three charities because of their extensive knowledge and support for families...

May 09

Ludlow Food Centre Butchers Scoop Three Awards at National Meat Products Competition

The Butchers at Ludlow Food Centre took home 3 awards from the National Meat Products Competition (NMPC) held at Foodex, NEC Birmingham on 17th April.

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