South Shropshire News

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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.


Fieldbounce Valentines Competition

12th February 2018

Fieldbounce Music Festival is delighted to be working in partnership with Lion Quays Resorts. The music festival is currently hosting a competition where customers who purchase a Fieldbounce ticket before the 14th of February could win a ‘weekend spa and dining treat for two’, courtesy of proud sponsors Lion Quays Resort.


Family Star Gazing Night

15th January 2018

Shropshire Council Outdoor Partnerships Team are delighted to be welcoming renowned photographer of the night sky, Peter Williamson, to Severn Valley Country Park for a magical evening of star gazing in the clear skies of the Severn Valley.


Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course

2nd January 2018

Now Christmas is over, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre’s Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course will help you get back on track or kick off your New Year’s resolution perfectly. Mid-winter can be a tough time for body and soul. This hands-on session is all about fighting the blues with vitamin boosts and happy food.


Kids Go Free at Ironbridge Gorge Museums until 31st December 2017

21st December 2017

As a finale to its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums are offering free admission to all children aged up to 16 years who are accompanied by a paying adult from now until 31st December 2017.


Fun in the Snow at Discovery Centre!

12th December 2017

With over 23 centimetres of snow measured to have fallen in the Onny Meadows over the weekend, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms was the perfect place to have some fun!


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Ludlow Food Centre’s Christmas Food & Craft Fair this Saturday

6th December 2017

Ludlow Food Centre are holding their Christmas Food & Craft Fair this Saturday 9th December from 10am-3pm where it will be a festive, fun-filled day for the whole family!


Festive fun at Discovery Centre!

28th November 2017

As the festive season begins, Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is celebrating with lots of Christmas fun for all the family. From Crafty Christmas fun for the kids, to cookery courses for the adults, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.


Ludlow Food Centre named ‘Food Hall Butchery Business of the Year’ at prestigious awards ceremony.

15th November 2017

The Butchery department in Ludlow Food Centre, headed by John Brereton was announced as the ‘Food Hall Butchery Business of the Year 2017’ at the prestigious awards ceremony in London, coming out on top to beat competition from finalists Delifonseca Dockside in Liverpool and Fodder Food Hall in Harrogate.


Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Launches 50 Mile, Mass Participation Walk!

14th November 2017

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms is set to launch a brand new mass participation challenge walk next year. The “Shropshire Way 80K” will be taking in some of the finest parts of the Shropshire hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the route is 80km (50 miles) in length with the aim being to complete the circuit in less than 24 hours. The route follows almost exclusively the Shropshire way on either the Main Route or its subsidiary paths.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

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...

Jul 14

Cardington Country Fete

LOTS OF children's Fun, Games and Activities all FREE! Classic Vehicles, Birds of Prey, Duck Racing, Homemade Afternoon Teas, BBQ, Beer Tent, Pimms & Prosecco, Face Painting, Ice Creams, Cakes, Coconut Shy,...

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Latest News

May 25

South Shropshire Family Business Raises £5000.00 for Macmillan at Annual Classic Motor

Eaton Manor Country Estate near Church Stretton held its fifth annual Classic Motor Show on Sunday with over 170 classic and interesting vehicles on display, from a Lagonda Rapier, an SS Jaguar and Singer...

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...

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