Blooms bring beauty to Stokesay Flower Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: One of Stokesay Flower Festival oganisers Dorothy Crook admires some of the blooms on display.

6:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT was all things bright and beautiful at the Stokesay Flower Festival.

Exotic animals visit Secret Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms

Ludlow Advertiser: Joanne Pearce and four year old daughter Amelia meet Gambo the Gambian Pouched Rat.

6:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THERE were some unusual animals in Craven Arms.

Vintage vehicles make way to Church Stretton

Ludlow Advertiser: The vintage lorries come into Church Stretton via Sandford Avenue.  (9632946)

6:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A SMALL convoy of vintage lorries travelled to Church Stretton at the weekend.

Alexandra House summer fete brings cheer to residents

Ludlow Advertiser: Six year old Marni Megrail took a balloon in to show Alexandra House resident Bonnie Marshall, aged 98. (9632762)

6:29am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A LUDLOW residential home braved rain for its annual summer fete at the weekend.

Iconic Ludlow tearoom is back open

Ludlow Advertiser: De Greys deli supervisor Owen Holder and general manager James Warr prepare the cakes and bread ready for customers. Picture: Andy Compton.

1:11pm Monday 25th August 2014

ONE of Ludlow’s best known names is back in business.

Combat fighting competition held at Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Advertiser: Knights fight at Ludlow Castle.

8:36am Monday 25th August 2014

AUTHENTIC medieval combat fighting has been taking place at Ludlow Castle.

Ludlow Green Festival spreads environmental message

Ludlow Advertiser: Blacksmith Richard Eaton hard at work. Pictures: Mark Bowen.

8:03am Monday 25th August 2014

LUDLOW Green Festival spread a message about the importance of environmental issues.

Ludlow centre for green businesses moves a step closer

6:39am Monday 25th August 2014

A CENTRE for ‘green businesses’ in Ludlow is a step nearer following a key meeting.

Knucklas allotments day

Ludlow Advertiser: The Celestial Weeds singing at the event Siggy Haynes, Hilary Howcroft, Corinna Kenyon-Wade, Kate McDermott, Camila Saunders and Angie Zelter.

2:02pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

AT the annual Knucklas Allotments day there was a chance for visitors to have a look around the many allotments, there was refreshments, music and a raffle. At the end of the event presentations were made to the winners and runners up of the allotment competition judged by Mal and Dave Price.

Shrewsbury flower show

Ludlow Advertiser: Jane Pugh of Janes Petals and Gifts with her three trophy's.

8:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

JANE Pugh the florist fromJanes Petals and Gifts, Bishops Castle, had a lovely surprise Saturday morning when she arrived at the Shrewsbury flower show to find that she had won three trophies in the floral art section. The Royal Bank of Scotland Rose Bowl for the best pedestal entitled Downton Abbey. The best use of colour trophy also for Downton Abbey pedestal and the Gredington Cup for the most points in the floral art section.

Bitterley WI

Ludlow Advertiser: Patchwork and quilting.

4:05pm Friday 22nd August 2014

LAST year members were allocated a grant from the National Lottery Awards for All. It was decided to hold a patchwork and quilting workshop, open to members, non-members, any age. Members meet twice a month. Some of the group had not done this before, others are learning new skills and fresh ideas. The group enjoy the sessions making new friends, helping each other with different ideas, colour schemes etc. Among the items members have made are cushion covers, wall hangings, bags and table runners.

Bucknell School peace child

Ludlow Advertiser: Summer production Peace Child.

3:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE children and staff at Bucknell School have worked extremely hard this term to put on our summer production 'Peace Child'. The play tells the story of how two tribes are united by a new born baby. A child who was able to teach them the meaning of love and appreciation of our differences.

Cleobury Mortimer open gardens

Ludlow Advertiser: (9258627)

10:04am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE Open Gardens Trail held August in Cleobury Mortimer was most successful, and raised over £1500 for The Friends of Saint Mary's Church, Cleobury Mortimer and Shropshire Historic Churches Trust.

Ludlow prepares for Bank Holiday duck race

Ludlow Advertiser: Checking the ‘ducks’ in readiness for the Dinham Duck Dash are from left Jessica Gears (8) from Telford, Philippa Price (7) and her brother Jake Price (11) both from Ashford Carbonel.

6:33am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE River Teme near Ludlow will turn yellow on Bank Holiday Monday.

Stokesay Flower Festival to take place this weekend

6:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

‘COME Dance with Me’ is the theme of Stokesay’s 37th flower festival which will be held in its small country church over August Bank Holiday weekend.

Ludlow MP Philip Dunne on health debate

6:09am Friday 22nd August 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne is watching proposals for changes to health care in Ludlow and south Shropshire but says that it is too early to jump to conclusions.

Plan for large poultry unit near Tenbury

6:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

A PLANNING application has been lodged for a large poultry rearing unit near Tenbury.

Burford House Garden Store

Ludlow Advertiser: Paul Benson (centre manager), Trevor Hill (Trevor Hill's Falconry Display), Nick Walton and Ava Lesley Batham (customers at the show).

4:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURFORD House Garden Store proudly hosted it's third local producer's market and first ever falconry display (Trevor Hill's Falconry Display).

Your Districts for Bishops Castle to The Strettons and clubs and societies, week commencing August 21.

Ludlow Advertiser:

2:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Bishops Castle

Tenbury High continues recovery with GCSE results

12:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TENBURY High School has made further progress in its recovery after being put into special measures at the end of last year with a particular improvement in results in English and Maths.

Ludlow School gets best ever English results

Ludlow Advertiser: Paige Anthony with mum Janice. Photos: Mark Bowen.

12:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER last year's best-ever maths results at Ludlow School English has followed suit.

Ludlow School gets best ever English results

Ludlow Advertiser: Paige Anthony with mum Janice. Photos: Mark Bowen.

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER last year's best-ever maths results at Ludlow School English has followed suit.

St Laurence Church raises £20,000 in six weeks

Ludlow Advertiser: The new lights at St Laurence's Church in Ludlow. 1434_52001 (9389775)

6:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

ST Laurence's Church in Ludlow has raised an amazing £20,000 in just six weeks.

Ludlow Concert Band to play for St Laurence Church

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Concert Band is putting on a concert  to support improvement works at St Laurence's Church.

6:15am Thursday 21st August 2014

MUSICIANS in the Ludlow Concert Band are getting ready to blow for the town’s historic church.

Ludlow Art Society Exhibition opens

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Art Society member Alastair (CORRECT) Huddart and Val Alexander admire an exhibit called 'Sun Worship' by Lesley Connolly at the exhibition held in The Harley Centre. 1434_53001 (9389791)

6:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WORK by Ludlow artists is on display in the town.

Young chef competition to continue

6:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE future of the young chef’s competition at Ludlow Food Festival has been secured.

New rules for home based businesses are welcomed by Philip Dunne MP

6:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW measures will make it easier for people to run a business from home according to Ludlow MP Philip Dunne.

Ludlow MP comes out against supermarket plan

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne MP with Nick Mundy, from the Town Centre Residents’ Association and local trader Henry Mackley.

6:03am Wednesday 20th August 2014

OBJECTORS to a proposal to built an out of town supermarket on the edge of Ludlow are being backed by Philip Dunne MP.

Lindridge Show goes ahead at second attempt

Ludlow Advertiser: All dressed up as a Princess and Knight at Lindridge Show were eleven year old Charlotte MacDonald and her six year old brother James sat on pony Toby. 1434_51002 (9389505)

11:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE postponed Lindridge Show went off well at the second attempt.

Judges busy at Orleton Gardening Club show

Ludlow Advertiser: Orleton and District Gardening Club show committee chairman Lyn Jones, club chairman Shelly Choat, and steward Ian Robertson admire some of the entries into the 34th Annual Show. 1434_54001. Photo Andy Compton.

8:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE results of a season of growing and hard work were on display at the Orleton Gardening Club Show.

Tenbury Local Produce Market moves to Teme Street

Ludlow Advertiser: Zoe Disley of Zoe's Willow prepares her stock for the market in Tenbury Wells. 1434_57001. Photo: Andy Compton.

8:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AS people arrived in Tenbury on Saturday morning they will have seen that the town looked different.

'Hop on' bus to link two festivals

6:56am Monday 18th August 2014

A SPECIAL bus service is being run to bring people to the Ludlow Green Festival on Sunday (August 24).

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms changes hands

Ludlow Advertiser: Valerie Meehan, centre manager, welcomes Jake Berriman, CEO of Shropshire Housing Group, to the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

6:53am Monday 18th August 2014

AN iconic landmark in Craven Arms has changed hands.

Convoy of vintage lorries to visit Church Stretton

Ludlow Advertiser: David Cookson with two Guy lorries he purchased 25 years ago - a 1974 Big J4T Guy and a 1947 Guy Vixen.

6:10am Monday 18th August 2014

VINTAGE lorries are coming to Church Stretton.

The Gruffalo to open Eastham Village Fete

4:23pm Friday 15th August 2014

A VILLAGE fete near Tenbury will be opened by The Gruffalo.

St Michael's College celebrates A Level results

Ludlow Advertiser: Ivy and Jessica Wang celebrate their A Level success at St.Michael's College.

3:12pm Friday 15th August 2014

OVERSEAS students at a school near Tenbury are celebrating success in their A Level exams.

Tenbury produce market marks first birthday

Ludlow Advertiser: Regular traders with a selection of their products at Tenbury Local Producers Market. Photo: KEITH GLUYAS.

3:04pm Friday 15th August 2014

A SPECIAL first birthday took place in Tenbury.

Helmet helped biker injured at Cardingmill Valley

1:25pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEENAGE mountain biker has his helmet to thank for not suffering more serious injuries according to the ambulance crew that treated him.

Major funding for River Clun conservation project

Ludlow Advertiser: The rare pearl mussels.

1:15pm Friday 15th August 2014

CRITICALLY endangered fresh water pearl mussels are set to benefit from more than £215,000 of funding over the next four years to help improve their habitat in the River Clun.

Students celebrate A Level success at Ludlow College

Ludlow Advertiser: James Naylor from Leintwardine and Chloe Lloyd from Brimfield congratulate each other at Ludlow College. Photos: Adrian Kibbler.

12:44pm Friday 15th August 2014

IT was the girls that won the battle of the sexes when weeks of waiting came to an end with the release of A Level results at Herefordshire and Ludlow College.

Brampton Bryan scarecrow Sunday

Ludlow Advertiser: Two of the organisers Brian Thomas next to his 166 Morris Oxford and his mechanic scarecrow with Mike Oliver.

12:04pm Friday 15th August 2014

HUNDREDS of pounds were raised at the annual Brampton Bryan scarecrow day last weekend.

Tenbury High School pupils get poetic to remember First World War

Ludlow Advertiser: Modern day war poets at Tenbury High School are: (back from left) Gemma Lambert, Luke Staples, Will Powis, and Kit Garbutt; (middle) Piers Van Straaten,  Beth Edwards, Grace Everall, Eve Watson, Kitty Houchin, James Whistance, and Lucy Ayres; and (front)

8:02am Friday 15th August 2014

POETRY has played a part in the studies of history students at Tenbury High School.

Pudleston war memorial

2:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PUDLESTON War Memorial, at St Peter's Church, August 4. Commemorating the four soldiers on the war memorial.

Tenbury's Teme Street to be transformed by street market

Ludlow Advertiser:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE centre of Tenbury is to be transformed into a street market each month in a move designed to give a boost to local trade.

Heartbreaking experience of caring for her husband prompted woman's call for assisted dying law change

Ludlow Advertiser:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WOMAN from Ludlow has opened her heart about the pain of losing the man she married to for 50 years to Alzheimers – and she’s called for a change in the law to allow assisted suicide.

Tenbury student earns first class degree

Ludlow Advertiser: Alexa-Jane Moore.

9:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

A TENBURY student has earned a First Class Honours degree after completing her studies at the University of Worcester.

New call on flood defences for Tenbury

Ludlow Advertiser: (9153909)

6:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

PEOPLE living in Tenbury are being encouraged to speak out if they want a permanent flood defence scheme for the town.

Your Districts for Bishops's Castle to Tenbury and Clubs and Societies, week commencing August 14

Ludlow Advertiser:

2:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Bishop’s Castle

'Victims' of 'hate' crimes in Tenbury and the Teme Valley are urged to come forward

3:48pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in Tenbury wants to hear from anyone who believes that they have been a victim of a ‘hate crime.’

Ludlow Kids corner

Ludlow Advertiser: Lyn Bailey and her Basset Hound in a pram Pheobe turned a few heads in the Square at Ludlow. Lyn and and Pheobe were raising money for the Brooke Hospital for Animals. 1433_52005
Photo: Andy Compton (9134570)

3:31pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A NEW initiative to provide entertainment for children in Ludlow Town Centre has started.


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