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Successful students from Moor Park

School's success makes for a fond farewell for departing headmaster

The Boot Inn manager Chris Thorpe toasts the excellent turn out for the beer and cider festival at the pub in Orleton

Beer festival held at The Boot Inn in Orleton

Shropshire Community Health Trust says the closure of a ward at Ludlow Hospital will benefit patients, visitors and staff

Health trust says ward closure at Ludlow Hospital will 'benefit patients'

The scene on the A49 where a fatal accident occurred near Church Stretton    Photo:@OPUShropshire

Police appeal for information about fatal A49 accident near Church Stretton

GPs at the Ludlow Portcullis Surgery say the closure of one of the town's two hospital wards is the 'beginning of the end for Ludlow Hospital.'

'The beginning of the end for Ludlow Hospital' - claim doctors

A carriage containing the mayor and mayoress of Ludlow makes its way over Ludford Bridge  Photos: Mark Bowen

War horses remembered in Ludlow

Philip Dunne, MP for Ludlow, is urging local councils across the Marches to work with the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership to put forward plans for a new Enterprise Zone

Enterprise Zone bid backed by Ludlow MP

Pupils receive the flag from Philip Dunne

Westminster flag returns to Onny School

Pupils at Abberley Hall School have been enjoying bee keeping

Bees buzzing at school near Tenbury

Ludlow Young Farmers Club is holding a charity auction at Henley Farm this Sunday

Ludlow Young Farmers to hold charity auction

St Peter's Church warden, Robin Wilson, with a selection of the autographs received so far.

Pudleston Flower Festival will have licence to thrill

Cameras were taken off the Ludlow Campaign for Fairness and now the rules are being changed to prevent actions that Councillor Andy Boddington described as ‘worthy of a totalitarian state’

U-turn after 'totalitarian action' by council

Holmcroft in Brimfield will be opened on Sunday

Gardens to open in south Shropshire

The Pine Marten was said to be extinct in England

Pine Marten spotted in south Shropshire

Councillor Andy Boddington, who represents Ludlow on Shropshire Council, has welcomed news that Minsterley Motors has been reappointed to run bus services

Ludlow bus service is retained

A doberman jumps through a ring of fire as part of the Paws For Thought team  Photos: Mark Bowen

Ludlow Dog Day held at Stokesay Court

Serving the drinks were Heather Morris, Jay Upton and Liz Blake

Clun enjoys a touch of France

Youngsters enjoyed a 'kids corner' in Castle Square, Ludlow, by taking part in numerous activities including planting seeds, art, and a bungee run. 14-year-old Ella Ranson takes a turn on the Bungee Run  Photos: Andy Compton

Kids Corner takes place in Ludlow

Shropshire Council wants to hear from local organisations or individuals interested in providing youth activities

Shropshire Council puts provision for youth serves out to tender

The well trodden path is threatened by a small development of 10 new homes to be built on a plot of land near Ludlow Junior School

Hope 'informal' Ludlow footpath will be saved

Back Row are Noah Deakin-Colon with Councillor Sebastian Bowen and front are from left Hope Oliver, Elsie Deakin-Colon and Eloise Kurkus

Orleton Primary School pupils mark completion of housing development

The Ludlow Dog Day takes place at Stokesay Court on Sunday (July 19)

Ludlow Dog Day to take place this weekend

Ludlow musician gets double first from Cambridge

Award winners at Ludlow College rock

Long serving teachers Sue Fairbrace and Arlaine Nunn are retiring from Ludlow Infant and Nursery School

Long serving teachers retire from Ludlow school

The day-long Scarecrow Sunday spectacular will take place in Brampton Bryan on August 2

Scarecrow Sunday event

A declaration of the outbreak of war was made from Ludlow Town Hall. The Great War will be remembered in a special event

Horse Parade in Ludlow will remember the First World War next week

Crews from Ludlow, Craven Arms, Cleobury Mortimer and Bridgnorth attended a serious fire involving a car and a caravan in Ludlow

Car and caravan fire in Ludlow

Trenches that were dug hundreds of years ago by soldiers attacking Ludlow Castle are being damaged by youngsters on bicycles

Concern about damage to Ludlow beauty spot

One of the men was taken to Hereford's County Hospital

Two men suffer serious burns near Bucknell after their camp fire gets out of control

Changes have been made to the look of PizzaExpress that will replace The Marches in Ludlow town centre

PizzaExpress changes design plans for Ludlow restaurant

The Museum Resource Centre in Ludlow is to benefit from fines imposed upon banks for rigging interest rates

Libor fines boost to Ludlow Museum Resource Centre

From left support first aider Lee Stevens, Lee Mcgowan, Steve Goddard-Cockaday, Alan Griffiths (back right), and Steve Roberts (support first aider front right)

Long distance bike ride completed for Empathy for Special Children

Shropshire Wildlife Trust membership recruiter Rachel Donaghey sets up for the day on Dinham Green in Ludlow with nature related items to show the 'Wild Bites' participants   Photos: Andy Compton

Shropshire Wildlife Trust holds Wild Bites session in Ludlow

Brothers Ben and Alex Potter, aged eleven and nine, meet Petra the 16-year-old Peruvian Barn Owl from the Hereford Owl Centre   Photos: Andy Compton

Bitterley Court holds weekend fete

Ludlow Specsavers staff Harry Christy, Chloe Harding, and Bethan Edwards dressed up as colourful characters  Photos: Andy Compton

Ludlow opticians shop turns into a mini Disneyland

Alan and Pam Latchford, Hamish and Leila Dolphin and Sue Chantler celebrate the 15th birthday of Ludlow Local Produce Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market celebrates 15 years

Tish Dockerty, secretary of the Chamber of Trade, has called upon shops in Ludlow to share information they have about crime

Ludlow Chamber calls for information sharing on crime

A team from Herefordshire Group Training Association will compete in Sunday's Richard's Castle Soap Box Derby

Apprentices team up to compete in Richards Castle Soap Box Derby

A fire in Bromfield has involved 50 tonnes of hay and several tonnes of nitrogen fertiliser

Bromfield barn fire causes disruption

Heart of England in Bloom judges Mark Wiltshire and Roger Bache during their visit to Ludlow   Photo: Adrian Kibbler

Judges visit Ludlow's In Bloom bid

Ludlow MP Philip Dunne believes that the first Conservative budget for 18 years will be good for south Shropshire but the local Green Party says it will be bad for poor people

South Shropshire politicians react to Budget

Corporal Colin Fish from Ludlow Air Cadets will soon be on his way to part in the 99th International Four Day March in Nijmegen, Holland

Ludlow Air Cadet off to Holland for challenge

Burglars targeted The Broad Bean shop in Ludlow

Devastation at burglary at Ludlow shop

Ultrasound equipment costing more than £50,000 is being provided by the Ludlow Hospital League of Friends

New ultrasound equipment for Ludlow Hospital

Pupils at Ludlow Junior School have raised hundreds of towards a defibrillator

Ludlow pupils support 'heart start' campaign

The Richards Castle Soap Box Derby will take place this Sunday

Richards Castle gearing up for soap box derby

Record crowds have been drawn to the riverside Millennium Green in LudlowTHE hot weather brought people in their thousands to a Ludlow beauty spot to cool off.Sizzling hot weather and the attraction of cooling water have drawn record crowds to the riversi

Record crowds drawn to Millennium Green in Ludlow

Zebbie Perry has a nail-file and polish treatment from Rebecca Bevan

Tenbury High holds summer fete

Nora Bootman looks at a giant crow

Birds fight back at Scarecrow Weekend in Knowbury

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