South Shropshire News

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Bank Holiday Family Fun at Acton Scott

23rd August 2012

Join us at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm for a 3-day festival celebrating the Food, Farming and Arts of the Shropshire Hills this Bank Holiday weekend.


17th August 2012

Great, long, cutting and broad - medieval knights used a host of different swords to battle opponents wearing different kinds of weapon, and visitors to Stokesay Castle over the August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday will get a chance to see several in action, as the fortified manor house hosts two days of swashbuckling swordfighting!


17th August 2012

Learn, stand and deliver! That’s what visitors to Stokesay Castle, near Ludlow, will do on 23 August, when the site hosts a Highwayman School as part of its Time Travelling summer!

Popular Caravan Parks Report a Busy Summer

8th August 2012

The owners of four popular five star touring caravan parks in Shropshire and Snowdonia are reporting a busy summer season.

Discover Local Festival at Acton Scott

6th August 2012

Come and join the 3-day festivities celebrating the Food, Farming and Arts of the Shropshire Hills at Acton Scott on 25th-27th August Bank Holiday weekend.

Great Taste Awards 2012

3rd August 2012

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has won 5 Great Taste Awards including a 3 Star Award for its bacon.

Shropshire on Countryfile

19th July 2012

Tune into BBC1 this Sunday (22nd July 2012) at 7:15pm to see Shropshire on Countryfile

Forthcoming events

17th July 2012

Don’t forget to let your visitors know about events (and walks) in our area. If you have an event you want to publicise in this newsletter - just let us know. As you may be aware Mercia Fell Runners Club is preparing to host the UK Athletics British Hill & Fell Running Relay Championship on the 14th of October. They have also offered local businesses a free entry on their website

Loans available for SMEs

17th July 2012

We hear a lot in the news about how difficult it is for businesses to get the finance they need. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has been working on this , and here is a round up of financing available.

Celebrating local Brewers of alcoholic tipples

17th July 2012

Here are two events to help you get to know how busy our local brewers have been – one from Shropshire & the other, just over the border in Herefordshire. A good tonic, for a damp summer! Beer, cider, wine & vodka!

Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Jul 27

Farm and Forest School Holiday Club

Holiday Club for ages 8+ every Tuesday and Thursday of the school holidays. Farm, and Forest School, mud, sticks, marshallows, goats, rabbits etc. Parents do not need to stay. Booking is essential.

Aug 25

Sarah Barnwell & James Hickman

Violinists of international acclaim, Sarah Barnwell joins forces with guitarist and vocalist James Hickman to offer music that combines swings, gypsy jazz, folk and blues.

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Latest News

Aug 15

Grab your wingman….Top Gun is heading to Cosford!

One of the most iconic aviation movies of all time ‘Top Gun’ will be showcased on a giant inflatable screen at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 23 September 2017. This 80’s cult classic...

Aug 15

Shropshire Movie Mansion Celebrates Ten Years of ‘Atonement’ with a Charity Open Day

Shropshire’s most famous movie location is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the release of the film ‘Atonement’ which put it on the global map. On Sunday 3rd September visitors will be able to...

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