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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

Your Districts for Bayton to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing October 16

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014


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.

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.

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing October 9

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Bishops Castle

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.

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons and Clubs and Societies, week commencing October 2

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:19am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Bishop’s Castle

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Bishop’s Castle

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014


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.

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

Ludlow Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Bishops Castle

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.

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.

Your Districts for Clun to The Strettons, week commencing September 4

Ludlow Advertiser:

8:57am Thursday 4th September 2014


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

Ludlow Advertiser:

3:44pm Wednesday 27th August 2014



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