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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Murder most foul at St Michaels

Ludlow Advertiser: Winner of the WI baking competition for six years in a row,Tracy Rounder collects her prize with a beaming smile to all the judges.WI chairman Maddy Lines came second.

10:35am Thursday 9th October 2014

MURDER most foul at St Michaels.

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

Two new senior appointments at expanding Tenbury food business

Ludlow Advertiser: Roy Blendell and Gill Hodgson are new appointments at Orchard Valley Foods.

3:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

ORCHARD Valley Foods in Tenbury has made two major senior appointments.

Abberley Hall School River Severn challenge tackled by children

Ludlow Advertiser: Pictured are three of the Abberley Hall pupils who are taking part in the charity challenge, Harriet Cuthbert, Isobel Salt and Lucy Powell.

10:05am Friday 12th September 2014

A GROUP of plucky pupils from have completed an arduous 50k river journey as part of a major Shropshire charity challenge.

Your Districts for Bishops Castle to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing September 11

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Work at historic gazibo in Burford

Ludlow Advertiser: Stephen Treasure, of S. Treasures & Sons, are rebuilding a historic gazebo in Burford.

8:01am Saturday 6th September 2014

WORK is taking place to rebuild a historic gazebo in Burford.

Company kicks off charity fundraising

Ludlow Advertiser: Hereford and Ludlow teams line up before the match.

6:04pm Friday 5th September 2014

WESTERN Power Distribution's (WPD) Hereford and Ludlow team took battle on the football pitch and in the process, raised £800 for Midlands Air Ambulance. This is one of a number of fundraisers by the team, who is also hosting a golf day for the Alzheimer's Society in September.

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Forest animal rescue charity raises more than £3,000

Ludlow Advertiser: Herbie at the fete.

6:02am Thursday 4th September 2014

HUNDREDS of dog lovers turned out to the fifth Forest Dog Rescue annual summer fete which raised more than £3,200 for the charity.

Shropshire girls celebrate Brownies’ 100th birthday with huge action-packed camp at Beaudesert Park

Ludlow Advertiser: Megan Board and Emmie Morgan from Wellington Brownies on the Low Ropes.

10:04am Friday 29th August 2014

GIRLS from units across Shropshire including, Ludlow, Pontesbury, Wellington and Cheswardine took part in a huge camp at Beaudesert Park as part of an extra-special under-canvas adventure to mark 100 years of Brownies.

Cleobury Mortimer playgroup celebrates

Ludlow Advertiser: George Bird, Ruby Britton and Mia Bradley.

3:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS from the Abkays Day Nursery in Cleobury Mortimer have signed off a highly successful school year.

Bowls and baking powder at Rushbury School.

Ludlow Advertiser: Rushbury School bake off, Church Stretton, Elodie Home, Cameron Laird, Eleanor Mansell, Phoebe Smith and Rory Ayres.

10:05am Thursday 28th August 2014

PUPILS at Rushbury Primary School, near Church Stretton, are getting some practice in for their first ever Mini Bake Off to be held in the Autumn in aid of local charity, Shropshire Rural Community Council.

Your Districts for Clun to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing August 28

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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

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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.

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.

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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.

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 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.

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

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2:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

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Cleobury market

Ludlow Advertiser: Cleobury Country Market
Ashley Buck purchases some bottles of Oldfields Orchard, the new cider from Hobsons, from Beks (crrct) Gallagher.1430_53002
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2:02pm Saturday 9th August 2014

IT rains a lot in the Isle of Man.

Tenbury festival attracts beer lovers

Ludlow Advertiser: Visitors to the Festival enjoyed their drinks and the music in spite of the grey skies.  Photos: KEITH GLUYAS.

10:02am Saturday 9th August 2014

BEER and cider accompanied music during three days of festivities in Burford.

Ludlow Mayor's annual service

Ludlow Advertiser: The civic group meet informally by the market stalls

6:02pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE annual Mayor's Sunday Service has been held at Laurence’s Church.

Bishops Castle to commemorate start of World War One

4:29pm Friday 8th August 2014

AN exhibition looking at life in Bishops Castle during the First World War opens in Bishops Castle Town Hall tomorrow.


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