Pets At Home store opens in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Store manager Jes Preen with first customers Juliana Ferguson and Amy Lambert along with Rory the rabbit at the opening of Pets At Home. Photos: Mark Bowen.

10:19am Friday 31st October 2014

THE new Pets At Home store has opened in Ludlow.

Ludlow lantern party

Ludlow Advertiser: A lantern party will take place tomorrow in Ludlow with people meeting on the Whitcliffe side of Dinham Bridge.

3:41pm Friday 31st October 2014

LANTERNS will cast their light on the river in Ludlow as dusk descends tomorrow.

Ludlow pub helped by redundant buildings grant

Ludlow Advertiser: Jane and Tim Vaughan are pictured at The Queens with Caroline Cattle.

12:36pm Friday 31st October 2014

A PUB in Ludlow has benefitted from an improvement grant scheme to help businesses.

Bulls led from blazing barn in Orleton

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:31pm Thursday 30th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have led a number of bulls out of a blazing barn at a farm in Orleton this afternoon.

University of Worcester students praised for work on Tenbury signs

Ludlow Advertiser: Student Jess Matthews, who lives near Tenbury, has won an award for her work designing signs for Tenbury.

6:31am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE mayor of Tenbury Wells has praised the ‘great ideas’ of University of Worcester graphic design students after they were tasked with designing new way-finding signage for the town.

Your Districts and Clubs and Societies for Bishops Castle to Westhope, week commencing October 30.

Ludlow Advertiser:

11:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

Bishop’s Castle

Bucknell School Memorial Art Trail

Ludlow Advertiser: Children at Bucknell School enjoying the activity trail.

10:39am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN art trail has been set up at a primary school in memory of a voluntary reader who has died.

My charity run by Charlie Lewis

Ludlow Advertiser: My charity run by Charlie Lewis.

9:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

ON July 24, I ran 15 miles along the Kerry Ridgeway to raise money for ‘Breast Cancer Care’. My main reason for doing this was because of my sister’s best friend, Danielle.

Tenbury MP backs equality in parliament campaign

Ludlow Advertiser: Harriett Baldwin, Tenbury MP, backs the 50:50 petition campaign.

2:38pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

TENBURY MP Harriett Baldwin wants to see an equal number of skirts as grey suits on the benches of the House of Commons.

Latest phase of improvements completed at St.Michael's Village Hall

Ludlow Advertiser: St Michaels Village Hall deputy chairman Dick Fox, committee member Tony Penn and chairman Janet Penn look over the plans in the refurbished hall. 1443_54001  (11944752)

7:02am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE has been a party to mark the completion of the latest phase of improvements to a village hall near Tenbury.

Ludlow College to host annual Christmas party for senior citizens

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6:55am Tuesday 28th October 2014

LUDLOW Town Council is to hold its annual Christmas party for older people in the town at a place usually the preserve of people at the other end of the age scale.

Traders call for free parking extension on Tinsel Tuesdays

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow traders want an extension of free car parking on Tinsel Tuesdays.

6:16am Monday 27th October 2014

TRADERS in Ludlow are hoping that Shropshire Council will enter into the spirit of things in order to help make an end of year initiative a success.

Woman cut free after lorry collides with tree in Neenton

Ludlow Advertiser: The air ambulance was called to an accident in Neenton.

11:47am Monday 27th October 2014

A WOMAN was cut free after a lorry collided with a tree near Cleobury North.

St George's Church in Clun hosts pre-Christmas sale

Ludlow Advertiser: Julia Harris prepares a copper necklace on her stand promoting her business 'A Small Cog'. 1443_52001 (11944706)

11:26am Monday 27th October 2014

A CHURCH in south Shropshire has fired the starting pistol on the Christmas Fair season.

Ludlow branch of Specsavers goes pink for breast cancer charity

Ludlow Advertiser: Zoe Fielding and Bethan Edwards take part in the Specsavers fund-raiser for a breast cancer charity. Picture: Mark Bowen.

9:59am Monday 27th October 2014

PEOPLE passing a Ludlow opticians might well have thought their eyes were deceiving them.

Ludlow charity warns that hedgehogs and bonfires do not mix

Ludlow Advertiser: The bonfire season is a dangerous one for hedgehogs.

6:19am Monday 27th October 2014

THE approach of the bonfire season is a busy time for a Ludlow based national animal charity and the creatures it tries to help.

Ludlow MP Philip Dunne upbeat on economic prospects

6:10am Monday 27th October 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne maintains that the government’s economic plan remains on track.

South Shropshire Home Start celebrates 25th anniversary

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

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.


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