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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Charity tractor run to take place on Sunday

10:08am Friday 11th July 2014

LONGMYND Vintage Vehicle Club is holding its annual charity tractor run on Sunday.

Witness appeal after A49 fatality

3:21pm Monday 23rd June 2014

AN appeal has been launched for any witnesses to a fatal accident that closed the A49 north of Church Stretton in the early hours of Monday morning.

Bonfire at south Shropshire beauty spot on longest day

6:06am Monday 23rd June 2014

THE longest day of the year saw fire fighters tackling a bonfire at a south Shropshire beauty spot.

Poetry at Acton Scott

Ludlow Advertiser: Lucy Carmel is pictured with her granddaughter Maisie James-Owen.

6:04am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A VISITOR attraction in south Shropshire made famous by television is making poetry this summer.

Pilot walks away after glider crash on the Long Mynd

11:31am Tuesday 17th June 2014

A PILOT walked away without serious injury when his glider crashed near Church Stretton.

New walk is opened

6:42am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A NEW walk has been opened through a beautiful part of south Shropshire.

Plans progressing for Church Stretton medieval fair

Ludlow Advertiser: Falconry is one of the attractions at the Stretton Medieval Fair.

6:19am Tuesday 20th May 2014

PLANS are progressing for the Stretton Medieval Fair.

Duck racing takes place at Cardingmill Valley

Ludlow Advertiser: And they're off...Ducks head downstream during Stretton Climate Club's Duck Racing day at Cardingmill Valley on Saturday.

Photo Chas Breton. (6337833)

6:05am Tuesday 20th May 2014

IT was not good weather for ducks in the Cardingmill Valley.

Change of date for vintage vehicle club's big day

6:15am Thursday 15th May 2014

LONGMYND Vintage Vehicle Club has puts its annual summer run back a month.

Award for Mayfair Community Centre in Church Stretton

8:56am Friday 2nd May 2014

A COMMUNITY Centre in Church Stretton has been recognised for its contribution to health.

Mountain biker rescued from south Shropshire beauty spot

12:33pm Monday 21st April 2014

A TEENAGER was rescued after falling off his mountain bike at a south Shropshire beauty spot.

Cool country author comes to Church Stretton

6:02am Tuesday 1st April 2014

AUTHOR Ed Hancox is coming to Church Stretton.

Scrappies of Church Stretton receive £300 donation

Ludlow Advertiser: Galaxy Hot Chocolate fund winners, Scrappies, Church Stretton. Left to right Gill Brackley, Jancis Vaughan, Sheila Peacock, Joel Stone, John Robertson, Andrew Williams, Irene Briscoe.

9:25am Thursday 6th March 2014

LOCAL Church Stretton based charity, Scrappies, is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund.

Stretton Medieval Fair June 20-20, 2014.

Ludlow Advertiser: Preparation work in progess

12:03pm Thursday 27th February 2014

MORE than 100 excited local school children are preparing for this event.

Local solicitor steps up with prestigious membership

Ludlow Advertiser: Pauline Davies of PCB Solicitors has cause to celebrate after becoming a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

10:01am Thursday 20th February 2014

A FIRM of legal experts in Shropshire is celebrating success after one of its solicitors was accepted as a member of a leading worldwide professional body.

The Strettons school news, Strummers at the District Social Club, post office news, community cinema and more

11:44am Thursday 23rd January 2014

THE STRUMMERS – The local Strummers will be entertaining at the District Social Club on Saturday evening at 7.30pm.

The Strettons engaging issues, community cinema, camera club, school news and more

11:10am Thursday 16th January 2014

ENGAGING ISSUES - God and The Big Screen is the title of a talk by Elaine Storkey on Tuesday at the URC at 7.30pm. Elaine Storkey is an English philosopher, sociologist and theologian known for her lecturing, writing and broadcasting. This lecture is brought to attendees by the Montgomery Trust. All welcome, £3 suggested admission.

The Strettons talk, transport event, bonfire event, festive tipple, camera club and more.

12:00am Thursday 31st October 2013

TALK - Tomorrow (Friday) the Church Stretton and District Rail Users’ Association will hold a joint meeting with the Strettons Civic Society to hear Philip Bennion, local MEP, speak on the subject of The Future of Local Public Transport.

The Strettons table tennis club, flu clinic, quiz night, archery and more

8:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

TABLE TENNIS CLUB - There is table tennis at the Church Stretton leisure centre every Saturday from 9.30am to 11.30am. The cost is £1 for under 16s and £3 for adults. All abilities and ages are welcome and there is some coaching available. Come and try it out, no booking required.

The Strettons music night, apple pressing, pitstop, cancer care and more

6:00am Thursday 10th October 2013

MUSIC NIGHT - Tim McConville in concert with Andy Watt will be entertaining at the Silvester Horne Institute on tomorrow (Friday) from 7.30pm. Admission at the door is £10.

The Strettons musical event, hike, quiz and bingo, community cinema and more

6:00am Thursday 3rd October 2013

MUSICAL EVENT - Another evening of music in classical style will take place at the Silvester Horne Institute tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30pm with soprano Akiko Takahashi and instrumentalists on piano, clarinet, harp, guitar, flute and cello. Admission is £7.50, half price for u/16s and u/12s free. Ticket sales are through Burway Books, John Thomas Florists and town council offices. Some may be available at the door.

The Strettons coffee morning, shuttle bus, day out, school news and more

9:00am Thursday 26th September 2013

COFFEE MORNING - A coffee morning at the District Social Club on Saturday is open from 10 am - 12 noon and will raise funds for breast cancer and haematology at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

The Strettons book fair, sponsored walk, quiz night, folk dance and more.

7:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

MAYFAIR - A ‘look after yourself’ event will take place at Mayfair on Saturday from 10am - 3pm offering a chance to meet the therapists, featuring Kinesiology and Bowen Technique together with yoga, acupuncture and nutrition. There will also be local food and craft sellers on hand displaying their wares and the café will be open to serve food throughout. Walking for health is another feature offered at Mayfair. Entry to the event is free.

The Strettons music night, cinema, lecture, car boot sale, wax night and more

7:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

MUSIC NIGHT - The Roving Crows will be entertaining at Rushbury village hall tomorrow (Friday) night with a programme of folk and rock music.

The Strettons garden show, family day, community cinema and more

9:40am Thursday 5th September 2013

GARDEN SHOW - Awards at Acton Scott’s garden show on Saturday will be presented by Ryan Kennedy of BBC Radio Shropshire. The show opens at 2.30pm and non-members are welcome. Admission is, adults 50p, accompanied children free. Light refreshments will be available.

The Strettons horse show, car boot sale, summer show, folk dancing and more

8:00am Thursday 15th August 2013

SUMMER SHOW - The Church Stretton Gardening Club holds its summer show on Saturday at 2.30pm in the Silvester Horne Institute in association with Shropshire Beekeepers. Plants and produce stall, refreshments and a raffle are available. Completed entry forms should be handed in at Salts, ironmongers in High Street, by 4pm tomorrow (Friday). Admission is by donation.

The Strettons coffee morning, festival, fringe, lucky numbers, holiday workshop and more

11:00am Thursday 1st August 2013

FESTIVAL FRINGE EXTRA - The last coffee concert on Saturday at St Laurence’s parish church will feature a brand new repertoire by the Shropshire Strummers at the concert which starts at 10.15am. Free admission with a retiring collection.

Burwarton Show today (Thursday) and Tenbury Show this Saturday

Ludlow Advertiser: Pointing the way towards this year’s Tenbury Countryside Show

8:30am Thursday 1st August 2013

TWO of the great annual agricultural shows are taking place this week.

The Strettons country market, festival, tribute night, pub quiz and more

9:00am Thursday 25th July 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The country market is open from 9.15am to 11.45am tomorrow (Friday) at Mayfair community centre selling cakes, produce and craft items.

The Strettons promise auction, dancing, summer fair, book event and more

9:00am Thursday 11th July 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The Country market held at Mayfair community centre continues tomorrow (Friday) and is open from 9.15am to 11.45am selling cakes, produce and crafts.

The Strettons country market, book event, plant sale, concert, treasure hunt and more

10:00am Thursday 4th July 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The country market is open for business from 9.15am - 11.45am at Mayfair community centre on tomorrow (Friday) selling cakes, produce and crafts.

The Strettons country market, garden party, quiz night, Kaboodle and more

10:00am Thursday 27th June 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The Country market is open at Mayfair community centre tomorrow (Friday) from 9.15am - 11.45am selling homemade produce.

The Strettons country market, garden party, concert, quiz night and more

7:00am Thursday 20th June 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The country market at Mayfair community centre will be open for business tomorrow (Friday) from 9.15am-11.45am selling cakes, produce and crafts.

The Strettons country market, folk dance, day out, school news and more

7:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - Cakes, produce and crafts are all on offer at the country market held at Mayfair community centre tomorrow (Friday) open from 9.15am-11.45am.

The Strettons country market, music event, book fair, folk dancing and more

7:00am Thursday 6th June 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - Tomorrow Friday at Mayfair community centre open for business from 9.15am-11.45am selling cakes, produce and craft items.

The Strettons country market, story time, dog show and more

8:00am Thursday 30th May 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - Open for business is the country market held at Mayfair community centre from 9.15am-11.45am tomorrow (Friday) selling cakes, produce and craft items.

The Strettons drama, country market, wives and friends and more

10:29am Thursday 23rd May 2013

DRAMA - The local drama group The Dorrington Players will continue the three night run of the play Shut your eyes and Think of England at the Silvester Horne Institute tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at 7.30pm.

The Strettons country market, workshop, plant sale, duck race, quiz night and more

12:45pm Thursday 16th May 2013

(Friday) the country market at Mayfair will be open for business from 9.15am- 11.45am selling home produce including cakes and craft items.

The Strettons country market, local history, community cinema, wives and friends and more

12:00am Thursday 9th May 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The country market will be open for business at Mayfair community centre from 9.15am- 11.45am tomorrow (Friday) selling cakes, produce and crafts. Anyone who would like to join the team should enquire at the market.

The Strettons May fair, shuttle bus, school news, choral event and more

10:52am Thursday 2nd May 2013

MAY FAIR - The annual May Fair at Mayfair community centre takes place on Saturday from 11am-3pm with entertainment and stalls selling bric-abrac, cakes and bakes, plants, books, DVDs and CDs, crafts and also a raffle.

The Strettons quiz night, bluebell walk, camera club, election day, book sale, comedy night and more

12:00pm Thursday 25th April 2013

QUIZ NIGHT - A quiz night at the Silvester Horne Institute on Saturday, 7.30pm with Ken Willis as question master will raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Entry is £5 and bookings should be made by ringing 01694 722713.

Church Stretton open morning, Friday market, MP's visit, folk dance, school news and more

10:05am Thursday 18th April 2013

OPEN MORNING - There is an open morning at Church Stretton school tomorrow (Friday) from 9am.

The Strettons market, quiz, exhibition and more

2:01pm Thursday 4th April 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - Open at Mayfair tomorrow (Friday) from 9.15am - 11.45am for the sale of cakes, produce and craft items.

The Strettons country market, coffee concert, quiz night, gardening club and more

9:00am Thursday 21st March 2013

COUNTRY MARKET - The Friday market held at Mayfair is up and running again after the winter break and is open tomorrow (Friday) from 9.15am-11.45am selling cakes and pastries, jams and marmalades, craft items and garden produce in season.

The Strettons Easter bingo, quiz night, bedding appeal, Red Nose Day and more

10:36am Thursday 14th March 2013

EASTER BINGO - An Easter bingo arranged by the Friends of Rushbury School will be in the village hall on Saturday. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.






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