Historian to host Tittestone Clee walk

Ludlow Advertiser: This photo shows the old railway at Clee Hill just before closure in 1961.

6:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ANOTHER guided walk is planned over Tittestone Clee.

Sky diver Joyce jumps for Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Ludlow Advertiser: Joyce gets ready to jump.

6:13am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JOYCE Hughes jumped out of a plane from 14,000 feet in the air – all in the name of charity.

Ludlow to remember its First World War dead

Ludlow Advertiser: Army cadet Marcus Griffiths, air cadet Joanne Povall, and Chloe Powell-Bevan, of St. Laurence's Church Choir, will be reading out the names of the war dead. Photo: MARK BOWEN.

10:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LUDLOW men who died fighting the First World War will be remembered at two special events.

Boot Inn in Orleton holds beer festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Orleton's The Boot Inn assistant manager Laura Fox  with Kaye Harrison, Simon Anderson and JamesBoughton at the beer festival. Photo: Andy Compton. 1431_50001.

9:08am Tuesday 29th July 2014

COOLING beers and ciders were in demand at a Beer Festival near Ludlow.

Barbara Colley from Ludlow remembers her father who served in the First World War

Ludlow Advertiser: Barbara Colley with a photograph of her father Wilfred.

5:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE centenary of the start of the First World War is approaching.

Ludlow Festival of Small Gardens brings colour to a summer weekend

Ludlow Advertiser: Richard and Jane Harding in their garden at The Friary. Photos: Andy Compton. 1431_51001.

11:59am Monday 28th July 2014

BIG does not necessarily always mean best when it comes to gardens.

Judges scour Ludlow gardens

Ludlow Advertiser: From left are: Rosemary Moseley, John Gittins, Vivienne Parry and Gill Craven.

9:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A TEAM of judges from Ludlow in Bloom have been running their eyes over the town’s gardens.

Ludlow MP welcomes economic news

6:13am Monday 28th July 2014

THE latest economic figures show that the Government has got its economic policies right according to Ludlow MP Philip Dunne.

Green party leader to come to Ludlow and south Shropshire

Ludlow Advertiser: Green Party campaigners at Park Hill protest yesterday

6:45am Friday 25th July 2014

THE national leader of the Green party is visiting Ludlow next Friday (August 1).

Ludlow homes plan rejected

6:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCHEME to build more than 200 new homes on the outskirts of Ludlow has been thrown out.

Funding improved for south Shropshire pupils

6:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne says that new education funding gives a better deal to young people in rural areas like Ludlow and south Shropshire.

Body found in River Teme in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser:

9:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Emergency services undertook search at Temeside.

Ludlow school student holds event for alopecia charity

Ludlow Advertiser: Libby Bytheway has raised money for Alopecia UK.

1:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LIBBY Bytheway, a fifteen-year-old student from Ludlow School, organised a fun day in the last week of term to raise money and awareness for the charity Alopecia UK.

Gloucester Old Spot Festival takes place at Ludlow Food Centre

Ludlow Advertiser: Olivia Chivers watches the pig racing raising funds for Hope House Children’s Hospice. 1430_54002

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IT was a pig of a day at Ludlow Food Centre.

Show goes on for Ludlow Youth Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Matthew Kane sits in the driving seat of the Ludlow fire engine at Ludlow Youth Festival. Photos: KEITH GLUYAS.

11:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IT was decided that the show must go on when the site for the Ludlow Youth Festival was inundated with rain.

Ludlow Dog Day beats the thunder storms

Ludlow Advertiser: Ginny thought the day called for an ice cream. Photos: EMMA MORRIS.

2:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

LUDLOW managed to go the dogs at the weekend despite the threat of thunder storms.

Ludlow's Millennium Green hosts Malvern Hills District Brass Band

Ludlow Advertiser: The cornet section contributes to the performance.

12:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE riverside setting of Ludlow’s Millennium Green at Dinham was the venue for an open-air concert by the prize-winning Malvern Hills District Brass Band.

Ludlow Food Festival holds 20th birthday party

Ludlow Advertiser: Adam Griffiths with son Louis at the birthday party for Ludlow Food Festival. Photos: MARK BOWEN.

11:13am Monday 21st July 2014

LUDLOW Food Festival said a huge thank you to the town at the weekend.

First World War exhibition in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: These men’s uniforms all date from the First World War.

10:53am Monday 21st July 2014

A GLIMPSE of life in Ludlow during the First World War can be found at a new exhibition that has just opened in the town library.

Malvern Hills District Brass to play Millennium Green in Ludlow

6:58am Friday 18th July 2014

THE riverside setting of Ludlow’s Millennium Green at Dinham will be the venue for the next open-air concert by the prize-winning Malvern Hills District Brass Band.

Tenbury exhibition will sign the way forward

6:44am Friday 18th July 2014

AN exhibition is being staged to give people living in Tenbury a say in the how best to point the way in the town.

Ludlow Chamber of Trade issues dire warning on supermarket proposal

6:36am Friday 18th July 2014

LEADERS of Ludlow’s traders fear that if a new supermarket and petrol station is built on the outskirts of town it will be the death knell for many long established businesses.

Ludlow MP welcomes appointment of new Bishop of Hereford

Ludlow Advertiser: The new Bishop of Hereford is announced at Bishop Hooper School in Ashford Carbonel.
Richard Frith the new Bishop of Hereford. 1429_4004 (8286254)

6:27am Friday 18th July 2014

PHILIP Dunne MP has welcomed the appointment of the Rt Rev Richard Frith as the 105th Bishop of Hereford.?

Ludlow MP takes to the road for mobile surgeries

6:19am Friday 18th July 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne will be taking to the road during the summer today (July 24).

Loan could help fund Tenbury improvements

6:19am Friday 18th July 2014

TENBURY Town Council is considering taking out a public loan in order to finance a programme of improvements to the town.

Hole in the wall Music Festival

6:56am Thursday 17th July 2014

THREE days of music starts at Hopton Wafers tomorrow (Friday, July 18) when the annual Hole in the Wall Music Festival takes place.

Ludlow Youth Festival set for Saturday

6:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNG people in Ludlow are invited to join the party on Saturday (July 19).

Joyce takes the plunge for Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Ludlow Advertiser: Joyce Hughes will jump 14,000 feet to raise funds for Ludlow Assembly Rooms.

6:19am Thursday 17th July 2014

ONE of the Ludlow women who took part in the Race of Life is not finished with physical activity.

Ludlow going to the dogs

6:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

THIS is the weekend when Ludlow goes to the dogs.

Food Centre supports children's hospice

5:51am Thursday 17th July 2014

LUDLOW Food Centre is to raise money to support a local children’s hospice.

Outline planning application for Shropshire Building Merchants site

12:05pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THERE are plans to turn the site of a builders’ merchants in Ludlow into a new housing development.

Farmers market to hold open days in Ludlow

6:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

LUDLOW’S favourite farmers market will be holding more open days this Friday and Saturday (July 18 and 19).

Affordable homes plan in Ludlow is approved

6:15am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PLANS for affordable homes for rent on the site of Ludlow’s old tax office on Riddings Road have been given the go-ahead.

Wigmore High School pupil to shave her head for charity

Ludlow Advertiser: Karrainne Humphreys is shaving her hair off for charity.

11:29am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A WIGMORE High School pupil is to undergo a total transformation next month by having all her hair cut off.

Every dog has its day at Diddlebury Fete

Ludlow Advertiser: 13-year-old Spot the Collie demonstrates how he achieved third in the agility class. Photos: KEITH GLUYAS. 1429_55001

6:37am Tuesday 15th July 2014

DOGS took top of the bill at a south Shropshire church summer fete.

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.

6:05am Tuesday 15th July 2014

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

Farmers market to hold open days in Ludlow

3:19pm Monday 14th July 2014

LUDLOW’S favourite farmers market will be holding more open days this Friday and Saturday (July 18 and 19).

Ludlow women take place in Race For Life

Ludlow Advertiser: Staff from Ludlow's Tesco store before the race. Photos: JAMES MAGGS.

2:57pm Monday 14th July 2014

DOZENS of Ludlow women took part in Hereford's Race For Life.

Thrills and spills at Richards Castle Soap Box Derby

Ludlow Advertiser: Freddy Flintsone gives a big wave as he rolls down the hill. Photos: KEITH GLUYAS.

2:36pm Monday 14th July 2014

THERE were racers from all over the country in Richards Castle to fight it out for honours.

Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debut

Ludlow Advertiser: The Edge Chamber Choir is to make its debut in Ludlow tomorrow. Saxophone player Alison Dodd is pictured.

10:40am Friday 11th July 2014

THE Edge Chamber Choir, described as a fusion of voices and the saxophone, is set to make its debut in Ludlow.

Saxophone makes rare appearance in classical concert at St Laurence in Ludlow

6:32am Friday 11th July 2014

TWO special compositions will be performed for the first time in Ludlow on Saturday (July 12).

Ludlow's blooms impress judge

Ludlow Advertiser: Andy Boddington, Gina Wilding, Viv Parry, Paul Draper, and judge Roger Bache at Ludlow Brewery.

3:59pm Thursday 10th July 2014

LUDLOW looks set to be rewarded for its hard work during this year's Heart of England campaign.

Consultation on Ludlow supermarket scheme

Ludlow Advertiser: A map of the proposed supermarket development at Rocks Green.

5:56am Thursday 10th July 2014

IT is claimed that 250 new jobs will be created if a new supermarket and petrol station is opened on the outskirts of Ludlow.

New cancer support group in Ludlow

6:27am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PEOPLE in Ludlow will soon be able to get help from a new cancer support group.

Jo Brand to open Mortimer Country Food Fair

6:25am Wednesday 9th July 2014

COMEDIENNE Jo Brand will be at the Mortimer County Food Fair.

Scam warning to south Shropshire residents

Ludlow Advertiser: PHONE THREATS: Scam callers can turn nasty

9:39am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PEOPLE in Ludlow and south Shropshire are being warned to be on their guard against banking scams.

Record breaking day for stone skimmers in south Shropshire

Ludlow Advertiser: In action: Emma Ruffy, of Far Forest, won the British Stone Skimming Championships.

9:35am Tuesday 8th July 2014

RECORDS tumbled at the UK stone skimming championships in south Shropshire.

Ludlow School leavers enjoy big night out

Ludlow Advertiser: Sabrina Millman with Josh Ashton at the prom. Photos: MARK BOWEN.

11:54am Monday 7th July 2014

SCHOOL leavers in Ludlow enjoyed a big night out.

David Essex brings Ludlow Festival to an end

Ludlow Advertiser: David Essex on stage at Ludlow Castle. Photos: S&B Photography.

10:54am Monday 7th July 2014

HE may have been far away from the county he took his name from but David Essex was given a very warm welcome last night in south Shropshire.

All set for Richards Castle soap box derby

6:53am Monday 7th July 2014

AFTER a scare about its survival the Richards Castle Soap Box Derby will be a highlight of this weekend.








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