South Shropshire News

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

Shropshire tourism businesses win national tourism awards for excellence.

22nd May 2013

Eaton Manor Country Estate, based near Church Stretton in South Shropshire, has scooped a Bronze award in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013. Eaton Manor Country Estate was the only finalist to be recognised two years running.

Draw the Stiperstones - family half term event

22nd May 2013

Join us over half term on Friday 31st May 2013 at the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve to 'draw the Stiperstones'.

Border Wanderings on the Bus this Sunday 19 May

16th May 2013

Join local author A.T.D Evans (David) on the new Castle Connect Shuttle bus this Sunday 19 May 2013. David, author of 'Border Wanderings', local and social history of the Marches, will be on board the new Shuttle bus to recount local stories and highlight some of the history of this beautiful border landscape.

Walking holiday company celebrates centenary in Church Stretton

13th May 2013

A co-operative company that specialises in walking holidays celebrates its centenary in Church Stretton next week (from 25 May). HF Holidays is the UK’s largest walking holiday company, and a co-operative with almost 35,000 share-holding members.

New film to be set in Shropshire...but only with your help!

7th May 2013

Not since 2007 when Joe Wright came to film 'Atonement' in Stokesay Court has Shropshire been the stage of a feature film. But with your support, this summer will see South Shropshire return to the big screen with the production of 'Hide' by writer-director Jon Stanford in what will be his first feature film.


7th May 2013

Raconteur Keith Pybus is leading a walk on Saturday 11 May 2013.

Shropshire County Hotels Unveil New Website

7th May 2013

A group of ten luxury hotels in Shropshire joined forces nearly 20 years ago, are set to unveil a new-look website to promote their accommodation, short breaks, restaurants and wedding and conference facilities under the umbrella brand of 'Shropshire County Hotels'.

Shuttle buses back this Bank Holiday weekend!

2nd May 2013

Wanting an easy day out option this Bank Holiday Weekend, then look no further than the Shropshire Hills Shuttle buses for relaxing journey through stunning countryside.

Nepal Trip for Live the Adventure Staff

30th April 2013

Live the Adventure's worldwide travel staff have just returned from a successful trip to Nepal providing Western Rescue 3 certification and training for Nepali guides employed by some of Nepal’s top rafting companies.

New Castle Connect Shuttle bus Roadshow this Saturday 20th April 2013

16th April 2013

Following on from the success of Shropshire Hills Shuttles Roadshow last Saturday, we will be out and about again this Saturday 20 April on the new Castle Connect Shuttle bus, which starts from Ludlow.

Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Sep 30

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

This course covers maintenance of your chainsaw (including sharpening), operator safety, safety clothing and risk assessments. Find out how to start and operate your saw safely. It will also cover round timber...

Sep 30

Discovery Club- Pond Dipping

Explore the amazing under water world. Find out more about the mini beasts you catch and draw a picture of your favourite. 

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Sep 21

Flight simulation event heads to Cosford

Aviation fans can experience the virtual skies in Shropshire next month as the Flight Sim 2017 event heads to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for a fifth consecutive year. Taking place on Saturday 7 October,...

Sep 18

New Manager appointed for Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre!

Grow Cook Learn, local charity running the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, is delighted to announce the appointment of Grant Wilson as Manager of the charity. Grant has managed the National Trust's...

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