Signals at green for London rail link

Ludlow Advertiser: Virgin Pendolino Train on the West Coast Mainline (10909715)

6:03am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE signals are at green for a direct rail link between Shropshire and London.

UPDATE A49 fatal - investigators return to the scene

Ludlow Advertiser: Two cars collided on the A49 near Ross-on-Wye.

12:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police carrying out road checks at the scene of motorcyclist's death

sale in Cleobury Mortimer for cat rescue charities

Ludlow Advertiser: A happy ending for eight week old Gertie the kitten who has been found a home since being taken in at the Newbridge Cat Rescue and Re-Homing Centre in Cleobury Mortimer. Gertie was stolen and left abandoned in a metal bin at a factory in Kidderminster. Ma

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

CAT charities face a constant battle to provide hope for homeless animals.

Yesteryear collection in Craven Arms will bring back memories for you

Ludlow Advertiser: Land of Lost Content curator Stella Mitchell with two very rare 1932 girl guide dresses and diary.  (10574670)

11:23am Tuesday 30th September 2014

UNIFORMS from the 1930’s are the latest addition to a cultural museum in Craven Arms.

Brewery event makes £700 for Ludlow Hospital

4:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN event at Ludlow Brewery has raised £700 for the Ludlow Community Hospital.

Food and drink producers warned of new labeling regulations

Ludlow Advertiser: Woman stacking shelves in supermarket (10864630)

1:36pm Monday 29th September 2014

FOOD and drink producers in Ludlow and south Shropshire are being warned that they need to be aware of changes to labelling regulations that come into force before the end of the year.

MP repeats call on Tenbury flood defences

Ludlow Advertiser: (10632750)

6:13am Sunday 28th September 2014

DESPITE the doubts expressed by Tenbury Mayor Mark Willis the town’s MP Harriett Baldwin wants people from the town to speak out about the need for a flood defence scheme.

South Shropshire farmer lifts lid on rural life

Ludlow Advertiser: Mr Evans with his sheepdog Mert.

6:11am Saturday 27th September 2014

A SOUTH Shropshire farmer has turned his attention to the written word with the publication of his new book.

Tenbury 'nils' helps with lap tops for school children

Ludlow Advertiser: (10670384)

5:12pm Friday 26th September 2014

A RELIEF scheme in Tenbury has provided its first lap tops to school students.

Tenbury boxes clever and paves way to Olympics

Ludlow Advertiser: Paddy Brennan

4:47pm Friday 26th September 2014

TENBURY is in the ring to become a training camp for Olympic athletes.

Tenbury sweethearts are a diamond pair

Ludlow Advertiser: Ron and Vera Bevan of Tenbury are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

6:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CHANCE meeting in a Tenbury pub has marked the way for 60 years of marriage for Ron and Vera Bevan.

Ludlow's links with Richard III

Ludlow Advertiser: Richard, Duke of York, who was the father of Richard III, as seen in a 19th century stained glass at St Laurence's Church.

2:09pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE KING who ended up buried under a car park in Leicester had links with Ludlow.

Philip Dunne has issues with referendum pledge

Ludlow Advertiser: (10675553)

2:05pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne has spoken out against the commitment made by the three party leaders in the run-up to the Scottish referendum.

Ludlow's Bringewood is back

Ludlow Advertiser: The Bringewood. 1438_50001
Photo: Andy Compton (10588029)

2:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HOLIDAY attraction in north Herefordshire has risen from the ashes.

Model railways run on time at Ludlow racecourse

Ludlow Advertiser: Craven Arms and District Model Railway Exhbition at Ludlow Racecourse. Club chairman John James look at his 14 foot by 7 foot train set to and eight year old grandson Joshua James. 1438_53005 Photo: Andy Compton (10588098)

1:53pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE magic of model railways were on show at Ludlow racecourse.

Freedom of Ludlow granted to 1st battalion Royal Welsh Regiment

Ludlow Advertiser: Royal Welch in Ludlow. The parade goes down King Street in Ludlow. 1438_56004 Photo: Andy Compton (10588153)

3:45pm Monday 22nd September 2014

IT was a day when a little bit of history was made in Ludlow.

Ludlow surgery to hold annual flu clinic

3:29pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A LUDLOW surgery is getting people to think about the winter and their health.

Ludlow set for day of colour and history

Ludlow Advertiser: Crowds greet the 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Freedom Parade as they march through Bargoed town centre (10376106)

7:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

LUDLOW will have one of its most colourful and historic days when the Freedom of the Town is granted on Saturday to the Royal Welch Regiment.

Clee View schoolboy Ben backs cancer coffee morning

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne MP presents Ben Willis with an item for the Macmillan Coffee Morning he is organising.

7:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNG Ben Willis, a pupil at Ludlow Junior School, Clee View, contacted Philip Dunne MP to secure his support for a charity fundraising event he is organising in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support as part of The Big Coffee

Group forms to fight Ludlow supermarket scheme

7:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAJOR campaign is being prepared to try to block a scheme to build a supermarket and petrol station on the outskirts of Ludlow.

Ken Dodd becomes patron of Ludlow hedgehog charity

7:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LUDLOW based national hedgehog charity has recruited iconic funny man Ken Dodd as a patron.

Ludlow MP and defence minister welcomes armed forces teaching in schools

11:29am Monday 15th September 2014

MINISTER for defence procurement and Ludlow MP Philip Dunne is pleased that schools will teach students about the work of the Armed Forces.

Green party selects candidate for Ludlow constituency

11:26am Monday 15th September 2014

THE South Shropshire Green Party has selected its parliamentary candidate for the Ludlow constituency to contest next year’s general election

Charlotte Barnes chosen as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Charlotte Barnes has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate for Ludlow.

9:45am Monday 15th September 2014

CHARLOTTE Barnes has been chosen by the Liberal Democrats as their prospective parliamentary candidate for Ludlow at the General Election.

Major refurbishment at Travelodge in Ludlow

6:51am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAJOR refurbishment has been completed at a hotel in Ludlow.

Ludlow Food Festival brings great taste to the town

Ludlow Advertiser: Susie Morreale, of the Little Round Cake Company, piles high the pink meringues. Photos: Mark Bowen.

11:03am Saturday 13th September 2014

A TASTY recipe of activities is being served up at the 20th annual Ludlow Food Festival.

Woman treated after Land Rover overturns

8:50am Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN was treated at the roadside after the Land Rover she was travelling in overturned near Ludlow.

NHS chiefs seek to provide reassurance as concerns about Ludlow Hospital increase

6:46am Friday 12th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS say that they are ready and waiting to help fund new services at Ludlow Hospital but a question mark has been raised over whether beds removed during a refurbishment will be reinstated.

Ludlow Town Council denies responsibility for town walls

7:04am Thursday 11th September 2014

A CRUMBLING section of the historic town wall is not the responsibility of Ludlow Town Council.

Row over changes to Ludlow Visitor Information Centre

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Visitor Information Centre which is undergoing changes. 1437_57001

6:47am Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAJOR row has blown up over big changes to the Tourist Information Centre in Ludlow.

Facility for sick children will remain in Shrewsbury

7:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SICK children in Ludlow and south Shropshire will continue to be treated seven days a week in Shrewsbury.

Ludlow Traders prepare to go to war against supermarket proposal

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BATTLE plans are being prepared for a fight if an attempt is made to go ahead with an application for a supermarket and petrol station on the outskirts of Ludlow.

TV stars at Stokesay Court for antiques valuation

Ludlow Advertiser: Stokesay Court tour guide Sara Noble and silver specialist Michael Baggott look at an unusual 17th century table knife. 1437_51001

12:26pm Monday 8th September 2014

PEOPLE came to a historic house near Ludlow to have a price put on their antiques.

Bucknell Show brings colour to the weekend

Ludlow Advertiser: Friends of the late Bert Green line up along his vintage tractors at Bucknell Show. From left are Gordon Morris, John Whitefoot and Pat Caine. 1437_53001

12:20pm Monday 8th September 2014

THERE was no excuse for cold feet at one of the last village shows of the season.

Ludlow young farmers celebrate 70 years

6:50am Monday 8th September 2014

IN a year that has seen Ludlow Young Farmers taking aid to other parts of the country the group expects to have people from all over the UK at its harvest supper celebration.

Fire walking to take place at Bucknell Show

12:21pm Friday 5th September 2014

IT will be no use having cold feet at Bucknell Show.

Brimfield Vintage Club to host 20th anniversary working day

Ludlow Advertiser: Brimfield Vintage Club is hosting its 20th anniversary working day.

7:15am Friday 5th September 2014

BRIMFIELD Vintage Club is hosting its 20th anniversary working day on Sunday September 7.

Ludlow sand artist exhibits in the town

Ludlow Advertiser: Abigail Humphries with one of her paintings. Photo by Heath Mountford.

6:27am Friday 5th September 2014

LUDLOW is land locked but that has not stopped a ‘sand artist’ from the town launching a programme of exhibitions of her work.

Art doubles to feature at Bishops Castle exhibition

6:52am Thursday 4th September 2014

ART doubles will feature at a new exhibition at Bishops Castle Town Hall.

Private sector to provide non-emergency ambulance service

6:24am Thursday 4th September 2014

PRIVATELY operated ambulances will in future take patients from Ludlow and south Shropshire to non-emergency medical appointments.

Ludlow apple juice business gets 'great taste' award

Ludlow Advertiser: Tish Dockerty and Jane Cullen on Ludlow Market.

6:50am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A LUDLOW company that has only been pressing apples for two years has won a ‘Great Taste Award’ for its Apple and Damson juice.

Call for volunteers to help with the granting of the 'freedom' of Ludlow to the Royal Welsh Regiment

Ludlow Advertiser: The Royal Welsh Regiment will be granted the Freedom of Ludlow.

6:47am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help out at one of the most important days of the year for Ludlow.

Grandmother from Tenbury admits causing death of teen cyclist

Ludlow Advertiser: TRAGIC: Anthony Phillips

4:29pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A 58-year-old grandmother from Tenbury caused the death of a teenage cyclist in a mystery crash on a Worcestershire main road, a court heard.

Tenbury drug gang ringleader must pay back just £602

Ludlow Advertiser: (9940329)

4:26pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Three members of a gang which ran cannabis farms at two farms and an industrial estate made £138,250 from their crimes - but will have to forfeit only £602 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Cancer survivor organises Ludlow Cycling Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: (9818672)

6:13am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN inspiration Ludlow cancer survivor has put together a cycling challenge to test the best.

Ludlow MP Philip Dunne supports cut in hospital parking charges

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne.

10:50am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne says that cuts in hospital parking charges will reduce the cost of health care in south Shropshire.

Concern over vandalism of Ludlow town walls

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:37am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CONCERNS have been expressed that vandalism is weakening Ludlow’s town walls.

Community trades at Stanton Lacy market

Ludlow Advertiser: Service with a smile from Hayton and District Womens Institute member Joyce Randle, President Eileen Pritchard and members Pam Macintyre, Debbie Williams and Dorothy Williams at the Community Market in Stanton Lacy village hall.  (9846134)

10:29am Monday 1st September 2014

THERE was a great excuse for a clean out ahead of the autumn in Stanton Lacy.

Show day for South Shropshire Gardening Club

Ludlow Advertiser: Mike Wall who won first place with his leeks in the Best Exhbit in the Vegetable section at the South West Shropshire Garden and Produce Show held at Lydbury North village hall.  (9844607)

10:25am Monday 1st September 2014

THE South Shropshire Gardening Group has held its biggest day of the year with its annual show at Lydbury North Village Hall.

Sewer work in Clee Hill nears completion

9:22am Monday 1st September 2014

WORK on the repair of sewers in Clee Hill is nearing completion.






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