South Shropshire News

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


New Style of Restaurant comes to Shropshire

31st October 2012

A talented young Chef from Shropshire is bringing a new style of restaurant to his home county by launching ‘The Glutton Club’, together with his new fine food catering business, Curious Eats.


Shropshire Holiday Cottages feature in new ITV1 show

29th October 2012

'Holiday Home Sweet Home' starts Saturday, 27th October on ITV1


Ghostly Gaslight at Blists Hill

26th October 2012

Tickets still available for 27th October 2012 - get yours now!


Free special offer vouchers for October half term

25th October 2012

With October half term nearly upon us, Shropshire Tourism is reminding Shropshire residents to take advantage of exclusive special offers for local attractions, as part of their ongoing ‘Shropshire Days Out’ promotion.


TOWN’S TOURISM BOOM ATTRIBUTED TO LUDLOW TOURING PARK

23rd October 2012

A Shropshire business ambassador has attributed Ludlow’s record number of visitors this summer to the town’s new park for touring caravans and motorhomes. Tony Bywater, chairman of Shrewsbury-based Salop Leisure, commended Morris Leisure for the company’s £3 million investment in Ludlow Touring Park, which opened its gates in May and has been a great success.


HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN AT STOKESAY CASTLE

22nd October 2012

A medieval castle with a legendary treasure hidden somewhere within the grounds - where could be better than Stokesay Castle, near Ludlow, to celebrate the Festivals of All Saints and All Souls this October half term?


Love drawing? Can't draw? Won't draw? The Big Draw is for you

16th October 2012

Take part in The Big Draw and help us Draw the Farm at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, on Thursday 1 November, 10am - 4.30pm.


Thumbs up for Up 'n' Down - Offa's Taste Frontier

10th October 2012

Up ‘n’ Down, the crisp, new ale from Hobsons Brewery, was given a big thumbs up at the Clun Valley Beer Festival.


Love your bike month - October 2012

5th October 2012

October 2012 is Shropshire’s third annual Love Your Bike Month. A range of great activities are planned throughout October to help Shropshire residents have fun on their bikes and prepare themselves for winter cycling.


Blacksmith metalwork demonstrations at the October Craven Arms Farmers Market

4th October 2012

Come and watch local blacksmith, Frazer Picot, at work in his mobile forge at the next Craven Arms Farmers’ Market on Saturday 6th October at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Sep 21

Autumn Steam Gala

The return of our flagship steam gala in 2017, with its famed all-night running, array of visiting locomotives and intensive timetable. A great line-up of visiting locomotives supported by members of the Severn...

Sep 23

Open Air Cinema - Top Gun

Jumpsuits…check! Aviators…check! Pilots…engage screen! One of the most iconic aviation movies of all time ‘Top Gun’ will be showcased on a giant inflatable screen at the Royal...

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Latest News

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...

Sep 15

Prestigious Royal Award for Severn Valley Country Park Volunteer Group

Volunteers at a South Shropshire Country Park have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award, which was created in 2002 to mark the Monarch’s Golden Jubilee, is the...

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