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.

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.

Craven Arms man home after hostage release

Ludlow Advertiser: David Bolam from Craven Arms is back home after being held hostage for four months in Libya.

9:47am Monday 6th October 2014

A TEACHER from Craven Arms is back home after being held hostage for four months in Libya.

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.

Casualty cut free after accident in Craven Arms

9:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

CUTTING equipment was used to release a casualty trapped following a collision between a car and a van in Craven Arms.

Blooms bring beauty to Stokesay Flower Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: One of Stokesay Flower Festival oganisers Dorothy Crook admires some of the blooms on display.

6:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT was all things bright and beautiful at the Stokesay Flower Festival.

Exotic animals visit Secret Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms

Ludlow Advertiser: Joanne Pearce and four year old daughter Amelia meet Gambo the Gambian Pouched Rat.

6:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THERE were some unusual animals in Craven Arms.

Stokesay Flower Festival to take place this weekend

6:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

‘COME Dance with Me’ is the theme of Stokesay’s 37th flower festival which will be held in its small country church over August Bank Holiday weekend.

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms changes hands

Ludlow Advertiser: Valerie Meehan, centre manager, welcomes Jake Berriman, CEO of Shropshire Housing Group, to the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

6:53am Monday 18th August 2014

AN iconic landmark in Craven Arms has changed hands.

South Shropshire autism support group to screen fundraising film

Ludlow Advertiser: Rio 2, which features Anne Hathaway as Jewel and Jesse Eisenberg as Blu

6:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SOUTH Shropshire support group is holding a screening of a family film to raise money for Unleashed.

'Playday' comes to Craven Arms

6:13am Friday 25th July 2014

CRAVEN Arms will feature in a week of play events being organised by Shropshire Council.

'Poems for the Farm' comes to Acton Scott

6:32am Friday 11th July 2014

THERE will be an afternoon of agricultural poetry at a south Shropshire tourist attraction tomorrow.

Police appeal over road accident near Craven Arms

Ludlow Advertiser:

9:39am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A POLICE witness appeal may help the investigation into a road collision at Newcastle near Craven Arms in which an elderly woman was seriously injured.

Sky diving at 89 for Lydbury North woman

Ludlow Advertiser: Jean in the skies. Photo: COURTESY OF BODYFLIGHTCOACH.CO.UK

5:58am Friday 4th July 2014

JEAN Seckington of Lydbury North hit the skies on her birthday.

Woman injured in traffic accident near Clun

9:24am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A WOMAN has suffered serious injuries following an RTC in south Shropshire.

Aston on Clun celebrates Arbor Day

Ludlow Advertiser: The stilt walker leads the way at the Arbor Day celebrations in Aston on Clun. Pictures by Emma Morris.

6:12am Tuesday 27th May 2014

AN ancient pageant has been celebrated in south Shropshire over the bank holiday weekend.

Police launch appeal for missing Craven Arms teenager

Ludlow Advertiser: Use of tasers by West Mercia Police falls

8:34am Friday 23rd May 2014

POLICE have launched an appeal for a teenage girl who has gone missing from her home in Craven Arms Kayleigh Lavington, is 15-years-old, is missing from Craven Arms in Shropshire.

Business event in Craven Arms

6:37am Friday 23rd May 2014

THERE is a chance for businesses to get to know each other better and find out more about plans to improve broadband in south Shropshire.

Grant awarded to Craven Arms business

6:01am Thursday 15th May 2014

A FAMILY owned design company based in Craven Arms is looking forward to further expansion.

Cake maker Lindy Smith moves to Craven Arms

Ludlow Advertiser: Lindy Smith has moved back to south Shropshire.

8:45am Wednesday 14th May 2014

AN acclaimed baker is having her cake and eating it by moving to south Shropshire.

Folk duo to play village hall near Craven Arms

6:08am Thursday 8th May 2014

A FOLK duo will perform at Belshazzar’s Feast at Edgton Village Hall near Craven Arms at the weekend.

Family fun had at Ale in the Dale Beer Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Sara Thompson and Hanah O'Boyle at the Ale in the Dale Beer Festival at the Sun Inn at Corfton on Saturday. Photo by Chas Breton.

6:21am Tuesday 6th May 2014

THERE were more than 35 different brews of offer from all over the UK at the Ale in the Dale Beer Festival.

Craven Arms model railway group is just the ticket

Ludlow Advertiser: Exhibition organiser John Clark with his grandson Ty Clark at Saturday's Craven Arms and District Model Railway Circle exhibition. Photo by Chas Breton.

6:20am Tuesday 6th May 2014

FADS come and go and so do many toys and gadgets.

Model railway exhibition to take place in Craven Arms

4:42pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

AN exhibition is to be held in Craven Arms for model railway enthusiasts.

Estate near Craven Arms to open gates

8:47am Wednesday 30th April 2014

AN estate near Craven Arms is to open its gates in aid of the National Gardens Scheme.

Hand over at Craven Arms Brewery

Ludlow Advertiser: Over to you: Paul Benson (left) hands over the hops and saccharometer to new head brewer Andrew Pinnock, watched by Wood's MD Edward Wood (centre).

6:04am Tuesday 8th April 2014

IT is time for a change at an award winning brewery based in Craven Arms.

Empathy for Special Children walks to Flounders' Folly

Ludlow Advertiser: Steve Goddard-Cockaday and Sam Goddard Cockaday embarked on the walk to Flounder's Folly, seen in the background, dressed as Smurfs. Pictures by Mark Bowen.

2:18pm Monday 7th April 2014

EMPATHY For Special Children, a group to help youngsters on the Autistic scale, held a sponsored walk to Flounder's Folly on Sunday.

Samuel Wood and Company expands into Church Stretton

Ludlow Advertiser: At the opening of Samuel Wood and Company estate agent office opening, Church Stretton, from left, Michael Burton, Andrew Cadwallader, Russell Griffin, Anthony Wood, Nicholas Churton, Annette Reeve and Gareth Samuel.

12:02pm Thursday 6th March 2014

ONE of Shropshire's leading estate agents has expanded into Church Stretton to cater for an increased demand for properties in the area.

Firefighters attend 'electric' tree fire in Marshbrook

Ludlow Advertiser: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

9:34am Monday 3rd March 2014

A TREE in Church Stretton caught fire after it was hit by a falling electricity cable.

Craven Arms and district history group

11:55am Thursday 25th April 2013

CRAVEN ARMS AND DISTRICT HISTORY GROUP - Will hold the next meeting, at The Discovery Centre on May 1 starting at 7pm. Andy Wigly will give an illustrated talk on south Shropshire’s hill forts. All welcome, call Russell Jones on 01584 861547 for more information.

Craven Arms voluntary forum

9:58am Thursday 18th April 2013

VOLUNTARY FORUM - The forum takes place on May 15, 10.30am to 12.30pm at Craven Arms community centre. Call Clive Leworthy volunteer outreach officer, on 07791 260888 if you would like to attend or present to.

Craven Arms and Rural Local Joint Committee

10:27am Thursday 14th March 2013

CRAVEN ARMS AND RURAL LJC - The Craven Arms and Rural Local Joint Committee (LJC) will be discussing two important community buildings in Craven Arms on Wednesday at 7pm at Onibury village hall.

Craven Arms history group

2:18pm Thursday 28th February 2013

HISTORY GROUP - The Craven Arms and District History Group has its next meeting at the Discovery Centre on Wednesday starting at 7pm. John Cherry will give an illustrated talk on If You Find It - Is It Treasure? All welcome.For more information call Russell Jones on 01584 861547.

Oldham man travelled by train to burgle homes in Church Stretton and Craven Arms

4:09pm Tuesday 5th February 2013

A PROLIFIC burglar who travelled by train from Lancashire to target homes in Shropshire and Herefordshire, including two houses in the same street in Craven Arms, has been jailed for four years and eight months.

Craven Arms walk in Wednesdays, church centenary and town council meeting

8:00am Thursday 24th January 2013

WALK-IN WEDNESDAYS - Here is a chance to drop in and take part in a variety of interesting free activities.

Craven Arms marmalade workshop and cook like Cleopatra

8:00am Thursday 17th January 2013

MARMALADE WORKSHOP - made with Seville oranges. January 25, 9am- 5pm, Craven Arms community centre.

Craven Arms local history

8:00am Thursday 10th January 2013

LOCAL HISTORY - Craven Arms and District History Group is holding its three-day local history exhibition at The Discovery Centre, Craven Arms on January 18-20 from 10am to 4pm daily.

Craven Arms concert and disco for kids

11:39am Wednesday 5th December 2012

CONCERT - Cravens Arms Men’s Chorus and The Ludlow Concert Band present a festive Christmas evening, Saturday, 7.30pm, Craven Arms community centre. Tickets £5 (kids £2.50) Tickets are available from the community centre - call 01588 672847.

Craven Arms boardgamers group

7:00am Thursday 29th November 2012

BOARDGAMERS SOUTH SHROPSHIRE – Social group of board gamers; Napoleonics, Axis and Allies, Kingmaker and traditional board games. Over 18s only. Contact Darrell on 01588 674860.

Craven Arms parking restrictions and conspiracies are us

8:00am Thursday 22nd November 2012

PARKING RESTRICTIONS – People visiting Craven Arms community centre Wednesday evenings need to be aware of lack of parking spaces for the next six weeks. Due to bingo season starting, car park spaces are limited.

Craven Arms parking issues

10:35am Thursday 8th November 2012

PARKING ISSUES - People visiting Craven Arms community centre Wednesday evenings need to be aware of lack of parking spaces for the next six weeks.

Craven Arms - a new you, hula-hooping and Christmas craft fair

10:31am Thursday 1st November 2012

A NEW YOU - Free courses at the community centre. Starting November 7. A New You is a programme of free activities designed to help you take a fresh look at your life. The sessions are informal and enjoyable. They will give you the opportunity to develop new skills, meet new people and take part in activities that interest you. Sessions includes keep fit/ pilates/ creative crafts/walking for health/ healthy eating/ healthy cooking/ eco chic and confidence building. Places are limited, booking essential. Lunch is provided and free creche. Call Tricia on 07582003809 or pop into the centre.

Craven Arms, bingo, jive, challenge walk and more

8:00am Thursday 4th October 2012

BINGO - Onibury village hall, next Tuesday, 7.30pm.

Craven Arms history group, farmers' market, coffee morning and more

11:41am Thursday 27th September 2012

FUEL POVERTY - Conference at Craven Arms community centre tomorrow (Friday), 9am-1pm.

Craven Arms Blooming Great Tea Party, boot sale, South Shropshire Interfaith Forum, Zumba fitness, play the guitar and more

9:37am Thursday 13th September 2012

BLOOMING GREAT TEA PARTY – The amount raised for Marie Curie Cancer Care at Onibury Farmhouse was £365.

Craven Arms flower festival, book fair, Flounders Folly, Wistanstow lunch, Link Romania and more

10:30am Thursday 6th September 2012

FLOWER FESTIVAL - Ladies cheerfully served scrumptious home made cakes at the Stokesay Flower Festival in Craven Arms on the Sunday after the united Songs of Praise service. There were some magnificent flower displays by local people within the church, featuring ‘Shropshire Heritage’ which included various main features eg ‘The Shropshire Hills’, ‘Canals’, ‘Wenlock Olympics’, ‘Railways’, ‘The Village Church’, ‘The Wool Trade’, ‘Shrewsbury Flower Show’, ‘Country Markets’, ‘Farming’, ‘Market Drayton Gingerbread’ (by the 1st Craven Arms Brownies) and ‘Shropshire Coat of Arms’. Over the bank holiday weekend, there was much activity, with various stalls selling books, crafts, flowers, cards and gifts. Proceeds went to the Church, St John the Baptist, with a donation to the Severn Hospice.

Craven Arms rounders tournament, farmers' market, coffee morning, history group and more

1:18pm Thursday 30th August 2012

ROUNDERS TOURNAMENT – There will be a rounders tournament in loving memory of Amy Walden at the playing fields in Craven Arms on September 16, at 10.30am. No more than four men per team, nine per team aged 12 and over. All players play at their own risk. £20 per team (payable on the day). There will be a draw with great prizes. Bring your own drink. For details and to enter a team, call Debby on 07973 919461. Please register your team no later than September 8. Proceeds will be divided between Severdale Specialist School (Shrewsbury) and Visionhomes Association (Ludlow).

Craven Arms historical fun, boot sale, choir seeks singers, BMX track, church fete, holiday club, tea dance and more

9:33am Thursday 16th August 2012

HISTORICAL FUN – Historical reenactors will teach youngsters to ‘stand and deliver’ at Stokesay Castle on Thursday, August 23. Bosses at the English Heritage site will host a ‘highwayman school’ for children to learn how 17th century bandits got money, jewels and ransoms off their wealthy victims. The event will demonstrate the skills and tell the stories of both the law breakers and makers. Children will be able to learn dragon-battling skills with junior jousting for young knights and sit at the Round Table for tales of the gallant knights.

Craven Arms flower festival, Flounders Folly, Onny parade and flower show

9:40am Thursday 9th August 2012

FLOWER FESTIVAL - Stokesay Church - Shropshire Heritage bank holiday weekend August 25-27, 10am to 5pm (11am to 5pm on Sunday). Super refreshments, books, crafts, plants.


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