Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Ludlow Advertiser: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Ludlow YFC celebrates its 70th anniversary

Ludlow Advertiser: Members of the Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs met in Ludlow to send its contribution to the ForageAid appeal earlier this year.

10:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

LUDLOW Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) celebrated a 70 year milestone at Ludlow Racecourse this October with more than 300 founder, past and current young farmers attending a harvest supper in a fitting end to the club's anniversary year.

Police come up with a imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

10:23am Monday 20th October 2014

Police have dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Ludlow Food Centre is expanding with new shop

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Food Centre is expanding with a new kitchenware and gift shop.

12:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

LUDLOW Food Centre is expanding with the creation of two new jobs that will make the business one of the largest employers in the area with nearly 100 people on the payroll.

Ludlow goes pink to fight against breast cancer

Ludlow Advertiser: Wendy Dubberley and Elaine Barnes ran a Coffee Morning and Cake Sale for Ludlow Pink Week at the Chang Thai Bar and Restaurant. 1442_53001

12:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

SHOPS in Ludlow have been doing their bit to help to tackle breast cancer.

Ludlow shop launches Christmas appeal

Ludlow Advertiser: With some of the shoe boxes waiting to be filled are Jean Parker and Margaret Edwards. Photo: Andy Compton. 1442_52001

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

A LUDLOW shopkeeper has launched an appeal to fill 200 shoe boxes full of goodies for under privileged children.

Malvern cops come up with lifesaving tax disc idea

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

12:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALVERN'S policing team has dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Ludlow MP welcomes new employment figures but councillor wants better quality jobs

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow MP Philip Dunne has welcomed the new unemployment figures but a councillor has given them a more cautious welcome.

10:58am Friday 17th October 2014

FIGURES from the Office for National Statistics show the number of jobseekers in the Ludlow and south Shropshire has more than halved since the last general election.

London gallery seeks information about Ludlow landscape

Ludlow Advertiser: A London art gallery wants to know the location of this scene.

6:57am Friday 17th October 2014

AN art gallery in London wants people in Ludlow to help them discover more about a historic landscape.

Churchgoers aid victims of domestic violence

Ludlow Advertiser: Claire Waterhouse (left) and Wendy Bulman (right) with some of the donations received at the refuge.

7:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

CHURCHGOERS in south Shropshire have been praised after coming to the aid of victims of domestic violence.

Reward on offer for recovery of shepherd's hut

Ludlow Advertiser: A reward is on offer for information leading to the return of this shepherd's hut.

6:45am Thursday 16th October 2014

A REWARD of £1,000 is on offer for information leading to the recovery of a shepherd's hut.

Two solar farm schemes rejected by Shropshire Council

Ludlow Advertiser: Llangarron Parochial Church Council wants to install solar panels on the village's church.

10:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO major solar farm schemes in south Shropshire have been rejected.

Ludlow turns pink to help Haven Breast Cancer

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7:08am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THERE has been a touch of colour to brighten up the darkening autumn days in Ludlow.

New £2 million GP surgery opens in Leintwardine

Ludlow Advertiser: Lady Darnley talks to Practice Partners left clockwise Dr Rachel Voysey, Dr Andrew Black, Dr Richard Dales, Dr Jeremy Gray, Dr Tom Mathias and Practice manager Gene Clark. 1442_54001 (11394661)

6:55am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW £2 million GP surgery has opened on the south Shropshire border.


6:52am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LUDLOW’S medieval fayre will once again be combined with the switch-on of the town’s Christmas lights.

Ludlow student to run half marathon for hospice

Ludlow Advertiser: Lucy Peet will pound the streets for St.Michael's Hospice.

6:51am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MOTHER of two Lucy Peet from near Ludlow is running to help a hospice.

Van driver sought by police after Ludlow collision

Ludlow Advertiser: Three people have been arrested after woman was injured in a collision in Ludlow.

11:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 13-year-old boy sustained minor injuries in a collision in Ludlow.

St Laurence's Church hosts fashion show

Ludlow Advertiser: About to hit the catwalk are (back) Monika Curry, Shaun Ward and Paul Harris and (front) Rai Fisher,  Abbey Hamilton, and Joan Anley.

2:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ST Laurence's Church in Ludlow was turned into a fashion house for a very special night.

Three arrested after woman injured in Ludlow collision

Ludlow Advertiser: Three people have been arrested after woman was injured in a collision in Ludlow.

10:49am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THREE people have been arrested after a woman was injured following a collision with a car in Ludlow.

Fire fighters battle blaze in building containing explosive cylinders

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9:36am Monday 13th October 2014

FIRE appliances from all over the county raced to south Shropshire after a fire in a building containing explosive cylinders.

New 'fairness' group set up in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Sir Michael Day has set up a new group that will campaign for greater fairness.

7:06am Monday 13th October 2014

A FORMER probation chief and national head of the Commission for Racial Equality is one of a group that has set up a new cross party organisation in Ludlow to campaign for greater fairness.

Date announced for 2015 Ludlow Cycling Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow Cycling Festival attracted people from all over the country. Photo: Richard Wilkinson.

6:36am Monday 13th October 2014

THE date for the 2015 Ludlow Cycling Festival has already been announced only two weeks after the first edition raised more than £6,000 for Shropshire cancer patients and attracted more than 300 cyclists from as far as York and London.

Ludlow MP undertakes supermarket survey

Ludlow Advertiser: Tish Dockerty with MP Philip Dunne.

8:49am Friday 10th October 2014

PHILIP Dunne MP is undertaking a survey to find out about how people feel about a proposed new supermarket and petrol station on the edge of town.

Police want to reunite garden ornaments with owner.

Ludlow Advertiser: Police want to reunite its rightful owner with this bird bath.

4:15pm Friday 10th October 2014

POLICE want to reunite a staddle stone and stone bird bath with their rightful owner.

Ludlow Lib Dem candidate makes transport plea

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

3:22pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE recently selected Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Ludlow used the platform at the party conference in Glasgow to draw attention to the problems of young people in college.

Moor Park School shortlisted for award

Ludlow Advertiser: Simon Gedye, head of boarding, dressed in Indian gear for the Bollywood weekend.

8:48am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A LUDLOW prep school has been shortlisted for a top award at the 2014 Independent Schools Awards.

Delays on Hereford to Shrewsbury trains after tree fall

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3:32pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Delays expected to last until about 7pm

Made in Shropshire craft market in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Glynis Baldridge with her quilts and soft furnisihings at  the 'Made in Shropshire Market'.

6:23am Wednesday 8th October 2014

SOME of the best of south Shropshire’s artisan crafts people were in Ludlow.

talk about Knowbury on Titteston Clee

6:06am Wednesday 8th October 2014

SOME of the history of a south Shropshire beauty spot will be revealed soon.

Ludlow Assembly Rooms closes due to burst

11:58am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LUDLOW Assembly Rooms was closed for two days following a burst pipe.

Cycling with a difference in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Travel Shropshire's Ray Hughes and Food Chain Cycle Ride cyclists.

6:51am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THERE were two very different cycle rides in Ludlow.

Tenbury war exhibition opens with a concert

Ludlow Advertiser: Ros Plested with the First World War hospital exhibition based on nearby Kyrewood House.

6:45am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FIRST World War concert marked the opening of a special commemoration of the conflict that started 100 years ago.

Shropshire designers coming to Ludlow

6:32am Tuesday 7th October 2014

DESIGNERS from all over Shropshire will be coming to Ludlow to display their work.

An audience with Marjorie Wait

Ludlow Advertiser: Marjorie Wait (centre seated) with her card from the Queen and friends Brenda Oliver and Jean Candy (both seated) and standing from left Bryan and Joise Martin, Thurza (CORR) Sibbons, Ethel Barker, Jan Merrick and Annn Davison.

1:18pm Monday 6th October 2014

MARJORIE Wait, Ludlow’s 100-year-old former teacher, had her card from the Queen with her when she held at audience at the town’s Royal British Legion.

Call for supermarket levy

11:41am Friday 3rd October 2014

A CALL has been made for a special levy to be charged on new supermarkets.

Damson days to excite town's tastebuds

10:29am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A GROUP of fruit enthusiasts from Ludlow are embarking on two weeks of activities in support of the damson.

Ludlow Town Council allocates nil for nils

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6:11am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SCHEME that provides ‘loans’ for people who are in severe financial difficulties has had a bid for a grant from Ludlow Town Council put on hold.

Call not to forget rural areas

6:06am Thursday 2nd October 2014

RURAL areas like Tenbury and the Teme Valley must not be forgotten in devolution of powers in England that are expected to come with increased powers to the Scottish parliament.

Ludlow business going strong after 150 years

Ludlow Advertiser: A Ludlow Ironmongers celebrates 150 years in business this month (October).  Staff at Rickards of Ludlow are lookinmg forward to celebrating the occasion. Shop assistnat Rachael Roberts looks through a booklet printed ten years ago to celebrate 140 years

6:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A FAMILIAR name in Ludlow is celebrating 150 years in business.

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham concerned about health provision in south Shropshire.

6:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LABOUR’s shadow health secretary has spoken out about the concerns about the future of health services in Ludlow and south Shropshire.

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.


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