Ludlow Town Council allocates nil for nils

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6:11am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SCHEME that provides ‘loans’ for people who are in severe financial difficulties has had a bid for a grant from Ludlow Town Council put on hold.

Call not to forget rural areas

6:06am Thursday 2nd October 2014

RURAL areas like Tenbury and the Teme Valley must not be forgotten in devolution of powers in England that are expected to come with increased powers to the Scottish parliament.

Ludlow business going strong after 150 years

Ludlow Advertiser: A Ludlow Ironmongers celebrates 150 years in business this month (October).  Staff at Rickards of Ludlow are lookinmg forward to celebrating the occasion. Shop assistnat Rachael Roberts looks through a booklet printed ten years ago to celebrate 140 years

6:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A FAMILIAR name in Ludlow is celebrating 150 years in business.

Tenbury world war one exhibition

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6:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A Church near Tenbury has undergone a massive transformation as part of an ambitious commemoration that will bring people from through the West Midlands to the area.

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham concerned about health provision in south Shropshire.

6:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LABOUR’s shadow health secretary has spoken out about the concerns about the future of health services in Ludlow and south Shropshire.

Signals at green for London rail link

Ludlow Advertiser: Virgin Pendolino Train on the West Coast Mainline (10909715)

6:03am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE signals are at green for a direct rail link between Shropshire and London.

UPDATE A49 fatal - investigators return to the scene

Ludlow Advertiser: Two cars collided on the A49 near Ross-on-Wye.

12:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police carrying out road checks at the scene of motorcyclist's death

Sale in Cleobury Mortimer for cat rescue charities

Ludlow Advertiser: A happy ending for eight week old Gertie the kitten who has been found a home since being taken in at the Newbridge Cat Rescue and Re-Homing Centre in Cleobury Mortimer. Gertie was stolen and left abandoned in a metal bin at a factory in Kidderminster. Ma

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

CAT charities face a constant battle to provide hope for homeless animals.

Yesteryear collection in Craven Arms will bring back memories for you

Ludlow Advertiser: Land of Lost Content curator Stella Mitchell with two very rare 1932 girl guide dresses and diary.  (10574670)

11:23am Tuesday 30th September 2014

UNIFORMS from the 1930’s are the latest addition to a cultural museum in Craven Arms.

Brewery event makes £700 for Ludlow Hospital

4:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN event at Ludlow Brewery has raised £700 for the Ludlow Community Hospital.

Food and drink producers warned of new labeling regulations

Ludlow Advertiser: Woman stacking shelves in supermarket (10864630)

1:36pm Monday 29th September 2014

FOOD and drink producers in Ludlow and south Shropshire are being warned that they need to be aware of changes to labelling regulations that come into force before the end of the year.

Book worm Ben takes the prize

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10:27am Monday 29th September 2014

A NINE-YEAR-OLD from a south Shropshire School has been rewarded for a summer holiday well spent.

Competition winners straight to the big top

Ludlow Advertiser: Ava-Lesley Batham, aged 17 months, was captivated by the circus toys at Burford House Garden Store.

10:21am Monday 29th September 2014

A DRAWING competition was held in the Café-Bar at Burford House Garden Store where children were asked to draw a picture of themselves and their families having fun at the circus. There were colouring pencils available and a special Circus Post Box to post their finished design.

Lydbury North School trip to animal house

Ludlow Advertiser: Class 1 and Nursery with Rocky the snake.

9:35am Monday 29th September 2014

ON September 10, Class 1 and Nursery from Lydbury North School went on a trip to Coed-y-Dinas, Welshpool as part of their topic Caring for Animals.

MP repeats call on Tenbury flood defences

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6:13am Sunday 28th September 2014

DESPITE the doubts expressed by Tenbury Mayor Mark Willis the town’s MP Harriett Baldwin wants people from the town to speak out about the need for a flood defence scheme.

South Shropshire farmer lifts lid on rural life

Ludlow Advertiser: Mr Evans with his sheepdog Mert.

6:11am Saturday 27th September 2014

A SOUTH Shropshire farmer has turned his attention to the written word with the publication of his new book.

Tenbury 'nils' helps with lap tops for school children

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5:12pm Friday 26th September 2014

A RELIEF scheme in Tenbury has provided its first lap tops to school students.

Tenbury boxes clever and paves way to Olympics

Ludlow Advertiser: Paddy Brennan

4:47pm Friday 26th September 2014

TENBURY is in the ring to become a training camp for Olympic athletes.

Successful year for school

Ludlow Advertiser: Front, from left: Adam Rosslee, Samuel Allen, Amelia Clark, Lizzie Ware, Charlie Willis, Josh Phipps, Jack Ward.  Back, from left: Emily Atherton, Hermione Martyn-Smith, Toby Rogers, Alina Jones, James Wakefield, Oliver Branston, Amy Heptinstall, Georgie

4:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

PUPILS from a school near Tenbury have enjoyed a successful year for scholarships and awards.

Big night for Teme Valley Young Farmers

Ludlow Advertiser: All the members of Teme Valley Young Farmers. Front row: Wendy Mawer, Kim Barnett, Lucy Davies, guest speaker Nathan Davies, Ben Harris, Ieuan Thomas, chairman Jess Barrett, and club president Jayne Harris.

8:02am Friday 26th September 2014

TEME Valley Young Farmers held their annual dinner at Felindre village hall last weekend.

Tenbury sweethearts are a diamond pair

Ludlow Advertiser: Ron and Vera Bevan of Tenbury are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

6:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CHANCE meeting in a Tenbury pub has marked the way for 60 years of marriage for Ron and Vera Bevan.

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing September 25

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6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Bishop’s Castle

Ludlow's links with Richard III

Ludlow Advertiser: Richard, Duke of York, who was the father of Richard III, as seen in a 19th century stained glass at St Laurence's Church.

2:09pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE KING who ended up buried under a car park in Leicester had links with Ludlow.

Philip Dunne has issues with referendum pledge

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2:05pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne has spoken out against the commitment made by the three party leaders in the run-up to the Scottish referendum.

Ludlow's Bringewood is back

Ludlow Advertiser: The Bringewood. 1438_50001
Photo: Andy Compton (10588029)

2:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HOLIDAY attraction in north Herefordshire has risen from the ashes.

Model railways run on time at Ludlow racecourse

Ludlow Advertiser: Craven Arms and District Model Railway Exhbition at Ludlow Racecourse. Club chairman John James look at his 14 foot by 7 foot train set to and eight year old grandson Joshua James. 1438_53005 Photo: Andy Compton (10588098)

1:53pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE magic of model railways were on show at Ludlow racecourse.

Freedom of Ludlow granted to 1st battalion Royal Welsh Regiment

Ludlow Advertiser: Royal Welch in Ludlow. The parade goes down King Street in Ludlow. 1438_56004 Photo: Andy Compton (10588153)

3:45pm Monday 22nd September 2014

IT was a day when a little bit of history was made in Ludlow.

Pea-sy riders help out with school veg patch

Ludlow Advertiser: South Shropshire Motorcycle Club volunteers Julian Wild, Ade Hewitt and Malcolm Cummings.

9:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

CHILDREN at Orleton Primary School will be growing their own school dinners this year, after handy bikers from South Shropshire Motorcycle Club lent a helping hand to build a new growing classroom.

Ludlow man recommends more 'amicable' approach to relationship breakdown

Ludlow Advertiser: Colin Spanner of Lanyon Bowdler in Ludlow with client Steve Price.

8:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

A LUDLOW man is urging people to look at trying to seek an amicable split when a relationship breaks down.

First Ludlow dog day

Ludlow Advertiser: The Rotary presentation was made outside Forest Dog Rescue shop in Ludlow.

8:02am Friday 19th September 2014

FOLLOWING on from the First Ludlow Dog Day which raised £15500 for charity, organisers have now started to disperse funds to a number of chosen charities.

Tenbury flood defences back on the agenda

Ludlow Advertiser: Flood preparation in TenburySoldiers from 1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, based at Ternhill, were drafted into Tenbury to deploy sandbags throughout the town.Also helping were staff from Worcestershire County Council contractors Ringway along with vol

7:06am Friday 19th September 2014

A PERMANENT flood defence scheme in Tenbury could now happen.

Ludlow surgery to hold annual flu clinic

3:29pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A LUDLOW surgery is getting people to think about the winter and their health.

Ludlow set for day of colour and history

Ludlow Advertiser: Crowds greet the 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Freedom Parade as they march through Bargoed town centre (10376106)

7:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

LUDLOW will have one of its most colourful and historic days when the Freedom of the Town is granted on Saturday to the Royal Welch Regiment.

Your Districts for Bayton to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing September 18

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6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014


Clee View schoolboy Ben backs cancer coffee morning

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne MP presents Ben Willis with an item for the Macmillan Coffee Morning he is organising.

7:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNG Ben Willis, a pupil at Ludlow Junior School, Clee View, contacted Philip Dunne MP to secure his support for a charity fundraising event he is organising in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support as part of The Big Coffee

Group forms to fight Ludlow supermarket scheme

7:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAJOR campaign is being prepared to try to block a scheme to build a supermarket and petrol station on the outskirts of Ludlow.

Tenbury Town Band play in the garden

6:42am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TENBURY Town Band will be helping to raise awareness for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research by supporting the “Small Change BIG Impact” week.

Model railway exhibition

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TREAT for boys from five to 105 is coming to Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday (September 20).

National Gardens Scheme opening

Ludlow Advertiser: Millichope Park.

7:12am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TWO gardens in south Shropshire will be open to show the glory of autumn and raise funds for good causes.

Ken Dodd becomes patron of Ludlow hedgehog charity

7:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LUDLOW based national hedgehog charity has recruited iconic funny man Ken Dodd as a patron.

Better broadband promised for parts of south Shropshire

6:58am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BISHOPS Castle and Bromfield are among two areas to receive better broadband.

Ludlow MP and defence minister welcomes armed forces teaching in schools

11:29am Monday 15th September 2014

MINISTER for defence procurement and Ludlow MP Philip Dunne is pleased that schools will teach students about the work of the Armed Forces.

Green party selects candidate for Ludlow constituency

11:26am Monday 15th September 2014

THE South Shropshire Green Party has selected its parliamentary candidate for the Ludlow constituency to contest next year’s general election

Plenty of choice from traders at the Tenbury Local Producers Market.

Ludlow Advertiser: Plenty of choice from traders of the Tenbury Local Producers Market who sold their products to visitors at Burford House Gardens. Seated are Clare Wright from 'Clare's Cakes and Bakes' and standing from left Mandy Silk from David Ward Firewood

9:47am Monday 15th September 2014

THERE was plenty of choice from traders at the Tenbury Local Producers Market who sold their products to visitors at Burford House Gardens.

Charlotte Barnes chosen as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Ludlow

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

9:45am Monday 15th September 2014

CHARLOTTE Barnes has been chosen by the Liberal Democrats as their prospective parliamentary candidate for Ludlow at the General Election.

Major refurbishment at Travelodge in Ludlow

6:51am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAJOR refurbishment has been completed at a hotel in Ludlow.

Leaders in their field.

Ludlow Advertiser: Neil Lorimer has been identified as a leading legal individual in a national guide.

3:11pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOUR lawyers at a legal firm which has offices in Ludlow have been recognised as 'leaders in their field' in a respected independent national guide.

Ludlow Food Festival brings great taste to the town

Ludlow Advertiser: Susie Morreale, of the Little Round Cake Company, piles high the pink meringues. Photos: Mark Bowen.

11:03am Saturday 13th September 2014

A TASTY recipe of activities is being served up at the 20th annual Ludlow Food Festival.

Woman treated after Land Rover overturns

8:50am Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN was treated at the roadside after the Land Rover she was travelling in overturned near Ludlow.

NHS chiefs seek to provide reassurance as concerns about Ludlow Hospital increase

6:46am Friday 12th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS say that they are ready and waiting to help fund new services at Ludlow Hospital but a question mark has been raised over whether beds removed during a refurbishment will be reinstated.


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