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Ludlow Advertiser: From left: Paul Draper, Mayor of Ludlow - Claire Jackson, senior co-ordinator - Stephen Foxx, artist.

9:01am Saturday 25th October 2014

SOUTH Shropshire Home Start held it's 25th anniversary prize draw in Culmington village hall - the draw followed their AGM, which was followed by afternoon tea.

Four men taken to hospital after Little Stretton accident

Ludlow Advertiser: Four men were injured following an accident in Little Stretton.

8:37am Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR men were taken to hospital, two in a potentially serious condition, after a collision between a lorry and a single decker bus in south Shropshire.

Ludlow fashion show raises more than £1,000

Ludlow Advertiser: About to hit the catwalk are (back) Monika Curry, Shaun Ward and Paul Harris and (front) Rai Fisher,  Abbey Hamilton, and Joan Anley.

12:03pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FASHION show hosted by an iconic Ludlow retailer at St Laurence's Church raised more than a thousand pounds for two good causes.

Report of Titterstone Clee Heritage Trust

10:06am Friday 24th October 2014

THIS year's autumn fair was held at Mahorall Farm, on the Hope Bagot Road near Nash, on September 20, by kind permission of Mr Chris King Turner. Weather was fine and the venue perfect.

Ludlow GP surgery plans to expand

Ludlow Advertiser: The Portcullis Surgery has plans to expand its current site.

9:26am Friday 24th October 2014

A LUDLOW GP surgery that had hoped to move into new premises at the dropped Hospital and Health Village at the Eco Park has decided to extend the existing premises.

Tenbury Hospital could be used for more services

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7:11am Friday 24th October 2014

TENBURY Hospital could be used to provide more GP based services in a move that could also help secure the future of the hospital in Burford.

Ludlow Castle Gardens designated as a site of special interest

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11:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CASTLE gardens in Ludlow have been designated as a site of special interest.

Cleobury brewery appoint new commercial director

Ludlow Advertiser: Reuben Crouch is the new commercial director for Hobsons Brewery.

5:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

REUBEN Crouch has swapped food for drink.

Youngsters invited to Midlands Air Ambulance Christmas party

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1:26pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

COUNTY youngsters in the Ludlow and Tenbury areas that have been helped by the Midlands Air Ambulance in the last three years are being invited to a Christmas party.

Norbury Primary School

Ludlow Advertiser: A first for Friends.

12:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NORBURY Primary School has joined Friends of the Shropshire Hills AONB, the membership scheme run by the Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership.

Your Districts for Bayton to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing October 23

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9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014


Ludlow Assembly Rooms hosting fundraising auction tomorrow

6:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LUDLOW Assembly Rooms has secured more top prizes for its fund-raising auction tomorrow.

Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Ludlow Advertiser: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Ludlow YFC celebrates its 70th anniversary

Ludlow Advertiser: Members of the Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs met in Ludlow to send its contribution to the ForageAid appeal earlier this year.

10:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

LUDLOW Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) celebrated a 70 year milestone at Ludlow Racecourse this October with more than 300 founder, past and current young farmers attending a harvest supper in a fitting end to the club's anniversary year.

Rare apples on display at Craven Arms Apple Fair

Ludlow Advertiser: John Lloyd and Jamie Wrench inspect some of the apples on view. Photos: Mark Bowen.

10:08am Monday 20th October 2014

CRAVEN Arms got to the core of the matter with its own apple fair at the weekend.

Police come up with a imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

10:23am Monday 20th October 2014

Police have dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Ludlow Food Centre is expanding with new shop

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Food Centre is expanding with a new kitchenware and gift shop.

12:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

LUDLOW Food Centre is expanding with the creation of two new jobs that will make the business one of the largest employers in the area with nearly 100 people on the payroll.

Brownies have hoot in Craven Arms

Ludlow Advertiser: This is the photo of Ashton Owls with a member of Corvedale Rainbows and Brownies, Craven Arms brownies and guides and Hope Bowdler brownies. Lauren Davenport. Sarah and Matthew from Ashton Owls, Kate Mintoft, Zoe Henson, Maddie Davenport and Amber Longst

12:45pm Friday 17th October 2014

THERE was no need to get into a flap during a visit by a trio of special guests to Craven Arms.

Ludlow goes pink to fight against breast cancer

Ludlow Advertiser: Wendy Dubberley and Elaine Barnes ran a Coffee Morning and Cake Sale for Ludlow Pink Week at the Chang Thai Bar and Restaurant. 1442_53001

12:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

SHOPS in Ludlow have been doing their bit to help to tackle breast cancer.

Ludlow shop launches Christmas appeal

Ludlow Advertiser: With some of the shoe boxes waiting to be filled are Jean Parker and Margaret Edwards. Photo: Andy Compton. 1442_52001

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

A LUDLOW shopkeeper has launched an appeal to fill 200 shoe boxes full of goodies for under privileged children.

Malvern cops come up with lifesaving tax disc idea

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

12:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALVERN'S policing team has dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Ludlow MP welcomes new employment figures but councillor wants better quality jobs

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow MP Philip Dunne has welcomed the new unemployment figures but a councillor has given them a more cautious welcome.

10:58am Friday 17th October 2014

FIGURES from the Office for National Statistics show the number of jobseekers in the Ludlow and south Shropshire has more than halved since the last general election.

Rosie joins Ludlow's canine collection team

Ludlow Advertiser: Rosie the bulldog in Ludlow Town Centre.

10:07am Friday 17th October 2014

LUDLOW’S fund-raising basset hounds have now been joined by a bull dog.

Tenbury flood defences could be piecemeal

Ludlow Advertiser: Mayor Mark Willis makes a point at the meeting.

7:08am Friday 17th October 2014

A FLOOD defence for Tenbury could be built like a jigsaw puzzle - piece by piece - as funding becomes available and some bits might be done by volunteers.

London gallery seeks information about Ludlow landscape

Ludlow Advertiser: A London art gallery wants to know the location of this scene.

6:57am Friday 17th October 2014

AN art gallery in London wants people in Ludlow to help them discover more about a historic landscape.

Phillippines consul opens new home

Ludlow Advertiser: From left: Norriz Andal, Philip Delves, Councillor Charlotte Barnes, Kenneth Andal, Philippine Embassy-Consul Mylar Grace Macahilig and  Dr Adrian Penney.

11:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

SEPTEMBER 27 saw the official opening of Kevindale a residential care home for elderly and dementia residents in Broome just outside Aston on Clun, near Craven Arms. The Philippine Embassy in London designated Consul Mylar Grace Macahilig on behalf of the Philippine Ambassador to cut the official opening ribbon at an event that was attended by over 80 people.

Tenbury Transport group needs more drivers

Ludlow Advertiser: Martin Enfield (car and minibus driver)John Driver (chairman and car driver)Peter Dunkley (trustee and car driver)Carole Collier (co-ordinator)Tony Meredith (minibus driver)

7:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

A TRANSPORT group in Tenbury needs more volunteer drivers as it tries to meet a demand for bus services.

Churchgoers aid victims of domestic violence

Ludlow Advertiser: Claire Waterhouse (left) and Wendy Bulman (right) with some of the donations received at the refuge.

7:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

CHURCHGOERS in south Shropshire have been praised after coming to the aid of victims of domestic violence.

Reward on offer for recovery of shepherd's hut

Ludlow Advertiser: A reward is on offer for information leading to the return of this shepherd's hut.

6:45am Thursday 16th October 2014

A REWARD of £1,000 is on offer for information leading to the recovery of a shepherd's hut.

Your Districts for Bayton to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing October 16

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6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014


Two solar farm schemes rejected by Shropshire Council

Ludlow Advertiser: Llangarron Parochial Church Council wants to install solar panels on the village's church.

10:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO major solar farm schemes in south Shropshire have been rejected.

Ludlow turns pink to help Haven Breast Cancer

Ludlow Advertiser:

7:08am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THERE has been a touch of colour to brighten up the darkening autumn days in Ludlow.

New £2 million GP surgery opens in Leintwardine

Ludlow Advertiser: Lady Darnley talks to Practice Partners left clockwise Dr Rachel Voysey, Dr Andrew Black, Dr Richard Dales, Dr Jeremy Gray, Dr Tom Mathias and Practice manager Gene Clark. 1442_54001 (11394661)

6:55am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW £2 million GP surgery has opened on the south Shropshire border.


6:52am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LUDLOW’S medieval fayre will once again be combined with the switch-on of the town’s Christmas lights.

Ludlow student to run half marathon for hospice

Ludlow Advertiser: Lucy Peet will pound the streets for St.Michael's Hospice.

6:51am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MOTHER of two Lucy Peet from near Ludlow is running to help a hospice.

Van driver sought by police after Ludlow collision

Ludlow Advertiser: Three people have been arrested after woman was injured in a collision in Ludlow.

11:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 13-year-old boy sustained minor injuries in a collision in Ludlow.

St Laurence's Church hosts fashion show

Ludlow Advertiser: About to hit the catwalk are (back) Monika Curry, Shaun Ward and Paul Harris and (front) Rai Fisher,  Abbey Hamilton, and Joan Anley.

2:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ST Laurence's Church in Ludlow was turned into a fashion house for a very special night.

A little bit of Japan comes to Church Stretton

Ludlow Advertiser: Eva Basnett tries on a Kimono helped by her mum Tracey. 1442_51005 (11394589)

12:41pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A LITTLE bit of Japan came to Church Stretton at the weekend.

Three arrested after woman injured in Ludlow collision

Ludlow Advertiser: Three people have been arrested after woman was injured in a collision in Ludlow.

10:49am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THREE people have been arrested after a woman was injured following a collision with a car in Ludlow.

Fire fighters battle blaze in building containing explosive cylinders

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9:36am Monday 13th October 2014

FIRE appliances from all over the county raced to south Shropshire after a fire in a building containing explosive cylinders.

Japanese culture comes to Church Stretton

Ludlow Advertiser: Erin Lawley aged 16 from Ludlow, 15 year old Alex Watts from Hope Bowdler and All Stretton 13 year old Eva Basnett prepare to bang the drum at the workshop. 1442_51001 (11394566)

3:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

A LITTLE bit of Japan came to Church Stretton at the weekend.

New 'fairness' group set up in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Sir Michael Day has set up a new group that will campaign for greater fairness.

7:06am Monday 13th October 2014

A FORMER probation chief and national head of the Commission for Racial Equality is one of a group that has set up a new cross party organisation in Ludlow to campaign for greater fairness.

Date announced for 2015 Ludlow Cycling Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Cycling Festival attracted people from all over the country. Photo: Richard Wilkinson.

6:36am Monday 13th October 2014

THE date for the 2015 Ludlow Cycling Festival has already been announced only two weeks after the first edition raised more than £6,000 for Shropshire cancer patients and attracted more than 300 cyclists from as far as York and London.

Ludlow School has found a sponsor for its football kit

Ludlow Advertiser: Tom Poyner, Harry Parsonage, Simon Parsonage (managing director Flowerfit), Andrew Price and Jamie Richards.

9:02am Saturday 11th October 2014

LUDLOW School's under 12 and under 13 football kits will be sponsored by Flowfit.

Ludlow MP undertakes supermarket survey

Ludlow Advertiser: Tish Dockerty with MP Philip Dunne.

8:49am Friday 10th October 2014

PHILIP Dunne MP is undertaking a survey to find out about how people feel about a proposed new supermarket and petrol station on the edge of town.

Police want to reunite garden ornaments with owner.

Ludlow Advertiser: Police want to reunite its rightful owner with this bird bath.

4:15pm Friday 10th October 2014

POLICE want to reunite a staddle stone and stone bird bath with their rightful owner.

Ludlow Lib Dem candidate makes transport plea

Ludlow Advertiser: Charlotte Barnes has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate for Ludlow.

3:22pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE recently selected Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Ludlow used the platform at the party conference in Glasgow to draw attention to the problems of young people in college.

Lydbury North School raft building

Ludlow Advertiser: Jake Lewis and Tom Merricks - preparing to take to the water.

11:07am Friday 10th October 2014

ON September 12, Class 2 from Lydbury North Primary school, who are part of St Michael's Federation, spent a fun filled day at The Old Vicarage Activity Center, Stottesdon.

Moor Park School shortlisted for award

Ludlow Advertiser: Simon Gedye, head of boarding, dressed in Indian gear for the Bollywood weekend.

8:48am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A LUDLOW prep school has been shortlisted for a top award at the 2014 Independent Schools Awards.

Charlie Higson’s Tour

Ludlow Advertiser: The picture shows Will Jones with his collection of autographed Charlie Higson books.

2:04pm Thursday 9th October 2014

RECENTLY year eight students from The Community College in Bishops Castles visited The Place, at Oakengates Theatre in Telford to see Charlie Higson. Charlie Higson has written the Young Bond series and his latest series, The Enemy. He was on tour to promote the newest book in the series, The Hunted. During the presentation Charlie Higson mentioned his passion for writing and horror movies, he also told the group about his exciting background working in television and he has also written comedy scripts.


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