South Shropshire News

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Shropshire outdoor pursuits specialists, Live the Adventure, in Stottesdon, are offering a free fun day out for all the family

20th March 2013

Visitors to Live the Adventure will be offered the chance to try a new outdoor pursuit, a cross between surfing and canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, at the centre's annual open day next month. The event will be held in aid of the Riding for the Disabled Association, on Sunday April 28 between 11am-4pm.


English Heritage's Easter events in Shropshire

8th March 2013

Catch him if you can! The Easter bunny has been up to his old tricks at some of English Heritage's Shropshire sites, laying trails to yummy treats for families that can track down all the clues.


Open Day at Longmynd Hotel

5th March 2013

The Longmynd Hotel set in a wonderful elevated location above the town of Church Stretton will be holding an Open Day with FREE guided walks and refreshments on Sunday 17 March 2013.


Guided Walk & Pub Lunch - In the Shadow of the Stiperstones

28th February 2013

The extremely popular series of Walking with Offa guided walk and pub lunch is back for 2013.


Spring into cycling - March and April 2013

26th February 2013

Throughout March and April 2013 Shropshire Council is organising free cycling activities to help you and family to get back on your bikes after winter. Free activities include bicycle maintenance and confidence courses, guided cycle rides, giveaways and competitions.


New weekend Shuttle bus service from Ludlow confirmed for 2013

20th February 2013

Castle Connect is the new Shropshire Hills Shuttle route linking Ludlow, Knighton, Clun and Bishop’s Castle. Stephanie Hayes, Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership’s Promotions Officer comments "Whether you are into walking, shopping, castles or country pubs, this bus has it all and more!"


Ludlow Food Centre win National Award

14th February 2013

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has been awarded the highest accolade in the farm shop sector. The Ludlow Food Centre, in Bromfield, on the Earl of Plymouth’s Oakly Park Estate, was voted UK Farm Retailer Of the Year 2013 at this week’s FARMA (The National Farmers’ Retail and Markets’ Association) Awards.


New Restaurant in Ludlow

4th February 2013

A Ludlow food producer and retailer is undergoing a new development on its site just outside the town.


Entertaining Elephants in The Shropshire Hills

8th January 2013

A well-known ethical and natural food shop in the Shrophire Hills, with one of the most colourful names on the high street, will be under new management from the start of the New Year.


Events from over the border

12th December 2012

Gill Ding, manager of Leominster VIC issues a useful list of forthcoming events each month – if you want to find out what’s happening in Herefordshire. Contact Gill on www.leominstertourism.com 01568 616460


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Oct 20

Original Acoustic Music with Sean Gaffney and Brian Cope

Come and enjoy an evening of original acoustic music with Sean Gaffney and Brian Copsey

Oct 21

“Showing Off” Contemporary Craft Show

Contemporary craft show, organised by the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft and the Worcestershire Guild of Contemporary Craft. Jewellery, furniture, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles and more.

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Oct 17

Dates set for Next Year's Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival

Organisers of the highly successful Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival have announced the dates for next year’s event – extending the Festival length & adding venues in the process.

Oct 16

Half term model making at Cosford

October half term is just around the corner, so if you’re starting to plan how you’re going to entertain the children, look no further than the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford who are inviting families to...

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