Newcastle CE Primary School rated good by Ofsted

6:06am Friday 18th April 2014

A SOUTH Shropshire school has been judged as good by inspectors.

Task group to revitalise Ludlow Hospital

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A NEWLY formed task force has drawn up a wish list of improvements to be carried out to revitalise Ludlow Hospital.

Ludlow College student wins university award

Ludlow Advertiser: Callum Monteith-Roberts has received a merit award from Aberystwyth University.

1:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CALLUM Monteith-Roberts, who is currently studying A Levels at Ludlow College, has received a merit award from Aberystwyth University.

Ludlow musicians wanted for folk session tonight

Ludlow Advertiser: Musicians rally behind cash-strapped counselling group

2:43pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ORGANISERS of Folk Down The Track are calling for more musicians to join them on summer evening train rides from Ludlow and Craven Arms to Knucklas.

New doctor at Portcullis Surgery in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Dr Tom Boog-Scott with Dr Catherine Bealand.

8:58am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEW doctor has joined a Ludlow GP surgery as a partner.

Open day at Old Downton Lodge raises money for Wigmore Primary School

Ludlow Advertiser: Holly, Poker (correct), Colleen and Alice Sumner fromLudlow enjoy the sun. Pictures by Mark Bowen.

8:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN award-winning country lodge near Ludlow opened its doors to raise funds for a local school.

MP organises job fair in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: CONCERN: Job-seekers outside the Jobcentre in Hall Ings, Bradford

9:23am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THERE is a chance for people looking for work to get together with potential employers in Ludlow.

Visit to Ludlow's museum uncovers truly mammoth historical timeline

Ludlow Advertiser: Inspecting a mammouth bone.

11:16am Monday 14th April 2014

OUTGOING High Sheriff of Shropshire, Diana Flint, paid a visit to the Resource Centre at Ludlow Library and the museum in Castle Square ahead of its move to the historic Buttercross.

Motorcyclist injured in Bromfield accident

Ludlow Advertiser: The scene of the accident in Bromfield.

10:02am Monday 14th April 2014

A MOTORCYLIST was seriously injured in an accident on the A49.

Missing Ludlow man found safe and well

12:44pm Saturday 12th April 2014

AN elderly man who went missing from his home in Ludlow has been found safe and well.

Chain makes move for DeGrey's

Ludlow Advertiser: Plans have been submitted to turn De Grey's into a Wildwood restaurant.

2:33pm Friday 11th April 2014

A RESTAURANT chain wants to take over the former De Grey’s tearoom in Ludlow.

Ludlow Furniture Scheme inundated with rubbish

Ludlow Advertiser: Kevin Jones, van driver at the Furniture Scheme, sorting through recently dumped waste items.

6:24am Friday 11th April 2014

A CHARITY in Ludlow is being swamped by rubbish being dumped outside its premises.

Cottage garden in Clun opens its gate for charity

6:04am Friday 11th April 2014

A COTTAGE garden in Clun is one of the visitor attractions over Easter.

Ray Mears comes to Ludlow

6:04am Friday 11th April 2014

SURVIVAL expert Ray Mears is coming to Ludlow.

St Laurence Vision project in Ludlow nears completion

Ludlow Advertiser: Don't look down: Work men with a head for heights work on the St.Laurence's project.

6:07am Thursday 10th April 2014

VITAL work on securing the future of Ludlow’s historic St Laurence's Church is coming to a close.

Rockspring Community Centre in Ludlow to hold photography courses

9:38am Tuesday 8th April 2014

DIGITAL photography and Photoshop courses are to be held at the Rockspring Community Centre in Ludlow.

Plans for new post office in Craven Arms welcomed by Ludlow MP

9:54am Monday 7th April 2014

POST offices services in Craven Arms will in future be provided from a convenience store in the town.

Dogs Trust to hold free microchipping session in Orleton

Ludlow Advertiser: Dogs for Dementia

9:36am Monday 7th April 2014

FREE microchipping from the Dogs Trust will take place at Orleton Village Hall on Tuesday April15 between 11am and 3pm.

Attempt to transfer play areas in Ludlow to the town are resisted

Ludlow Advertiser: Vivienne Parry with Beth Pilsbury, one of the local young children who would use the play area at Normandie Close if  she considered it safe.

2:12pm Friday 4th April 2014

SHROPSHIRE Council has been accused of trying to offload its responsibility for playgrounds described as 'unsafe'.

Reading is the aim at Moor Park

Ludlow Advertiser: Edward Atkinson looks resplendent in his costume dressed as the Mad Hatter.

12:02pm Friday 4th April 2014

BOOK Character Day as part of Book Week at Moor Park, near Ludlow certainly inspired all the children. The school was full of Harry Potter's and Tintins, Gruffalos and Cat in the Hats. Where's Wally could be seen at cake break happily chatting to Winnie the Witch, and fortunately the Tiger who came to tea left some for everyone else.

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal crash near Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Emergency services work at the scene following a fatal accident north of Ludlow.

11:23am Thursday 3rd April 2014

POLICE have renewed their appeal for witnesses following the death of a motorcyclist involved in a collision with a lorry near Ludlow.

Has the Sahara Smog arrived in south Shropshire?

Ludlow Advertiser: Is this the Sahara Smog in Ludlow?

10:02am Thursday 3rd April 2014

HAS the Sahara Smog descended on Ludlow?

Furniture scheme branches out

Ludlow Advertiser: Left to right are James Cooper, general manager of The Furniture Scheme, and David Garratt, Ludlow based development manager, for The Wrekin Housing Trust.

6:03am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A NEW partnership has been formed between The Furniture Scheme, based in Ludlow, and The Wrekin Housing Trust.

Motorcyclist dies after accident near Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: The charity bowls event raised £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

3:35pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision on the A49 to the north of Ludlow yesterday

Trio of chimney fires in Ludlow area

Ludlow Advertiser: Kent firefighters tackle chimney fire in Harvel house

10:20am Monday 31st March 2014

IT has been a mild if wet winter but people are still lighting up as fire fighters in south Shropshire know all too well.

£1.7 million for road repairs in Shropshire

Ludlow Advertiser: Cash handed out to repair roads

9:42am Monday 31st March 2014

LUDLOW and south Shropshire will receive money to help repair battered roads.

Police Inspector moves to reassure Ludlow residents about crime

6:02am Friday 28th March 2014

POLICE have moved to try to reassure people about their safety in Ludlow.

Ludlow Car Club to expand

Ludlow Advertiser: David Currant in Parys Road with one of the cars in the scheme. Photo by Keith Gluyas.

3:12pm Thursday 27th March 2014

THE Ludlow car club is expanding and plans to introduce a third vehicle.

Ludlow woman has hair chopped off in tribute to friend

Ludlow Advertiser: A back view of Zoe's long hair before the cut. Photos by Mark Bowen.

10:33am Thursday 27th March 2014

A LUDLOW woman has had eight inches of her golden locks chopped off in memory of her friend who died from cardiomyopathy last November.

New Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator in Clee Hill

Ludlow Advertiser: Ian Griffiths of the Clee Hill Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Photo by Keith Gluyas.

6:03am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A MAN with more than 20 years experience of ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ has taken over as co-ordinator of the scheme in Clee Hill.

Ludlow Food Centre to open town centre cafe

11:38am Tuesday 25th March 2014

LUDLOW Food Centre is opening a cafe in the town centre with the creation of five new jobs.

UKIP announce candidate for Ludlow constituency

Ludlow Advertiser: The Electoral Commission is calling for ‘sustained action now’ in a bid to crack down on voting fraud

9:23am Tuesday 25th March 2014

UKIP has sent a strong message that they have Ludlow in their key list of target seats at the General Election next year.

Ludlow MP questions increase in police precept

Ludlow Advertiser: West Mercia Police is being called upon to justify it's precept increase.

9:33am Monday 24th March 2014

LUDLOW MP Philip Dunne is challenging West Mercia Police to justify imposing the highest possible increase in precept at a time when they have reserves of nearly £50 million.

Orleton Primary School pupils have Sports Relief fun

Ludlow Advertiser: Charlotte Grafton has fun playing wheelchair basketball.

12:31pm Friday 21st March 2014

A SCHOOL near Ludlow has been celebrating Sports Relief with a Disability Awareness Day today.

Couple return to Ludlow to put ghost to rest

Ludlow Advertiser: Eric Humphrey with his sketch of the ghost he claims to have seen in Ludlow Castle.

6:03am Friday 21st March 2014

ERIC Humphrey and his wife Cath have journeyed back to Ludlow to put a ghost to rest.

Changes to schools transport policy delayed

Ludlow Advertiser: Fighting for free school transport are (front left - right) Henry Shears, Harriett Middleton, Finley Morgan and Michael Gwynne with other Brimfield children.

6:02am Friday 21st March 2014

CHANGES to a school transport policy that will have an impact on villages close to Ludlow will not be implemented until 2015.

Vision Express opens its doors in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: The official opening of the new Vision Express store in Ludlow.

6:02pm Thursday 20th March 2014

VISION Express has officially opened its new local store at 6/7 High Street, with a Leominster cancer campaigner performing the ribbon-cutting alongside the Ludlow store team, which has collectively provided vision care to the local community for over 50 years.

No interest loans scheme for Ludlow

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6:05am Thursday 20th March 2014

HARD up people in Ludlow and the surrounding area will have access to a new loans scheme.

Festival of small gardens in Ludlow secures 'loan' offer from Town Council

6:02am Thursday 20th March 2014

AN interest free loan fromLudlow Town Council is to be offered to an initiative to encourage people with small gardens in Ludlow to slow off their talents.

Budget 2014: Osborne woos savers and pensioners

Ludlow Advertiser: Budget 2014: live coverage

10:53am Wednesday 19th March 2014

George Osborne pledged to share the benefits of economic recovery with pensioners and savers today as he delivered his penultimate Budget before the general election.

Clun Bridge to close for three weeks

Ludlow Advertiser: Harpenden road closed for gas works

10:21am Tuesday 18th March 2014

CLUN Bridge will be closed for at least three weeks. It will undergo essential repairs after being hit by a vehicle.

Ludlow MP raises awareness in diabetes

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6:03am Tuesday 18th March 2014

YOUNG people suffering from a type of diabetes have met with Ludlow MP Philip Dunne.

Ludlow Rotary Club goes to the dogs!

6:01am Tuesday 18th March 2014

LUDLOW Rotary Club is going to the dogs.

Platform for disabled anglers built in Ludlow

Ludlow Advertiser: Amber and Faith Langston with their nan Lindsay Beavon, take a stroll along the new pathway with a fishing platform for disabled anglers alongside.

3:47pm Monday 17th March 2014

THREE fishing platforms, accessible to disabled anglers, have been constructed on a bank of the River Teme in Ludlow.

Award for Ludlow medical student

Ludlow Advertiser: Katherine Bishop has won an annual prize from Arthritis Research UK.

10:43am Monday 17th March 2014

A LUDLOW medical student has been awarded a prize from leading medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

Liberal Democrat Andy Boddington takes Ludlow North seat formerly held by the Tories

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:27am Friday 14th March 2014

LIBERAL Democrats are celebrating after winning the ‘safe’ Conservative stronghold on Ludlow North in the by-election for Shropshire Council following the decision of Rosanna Taylor-Smith to stand down and leave the area.

Ludlow Big Issue seller on his search for a permanent job

Ludlow Advertiser: Ion is hoping he can find a permanent job.

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

ONE of the best known faces in Ludlow is hoping to find a permanent job.

Traffic wardens boost business for Tenbury shops

Ludlow Advertiser: 139396812 (4530014)

6:02am Thursday 13th March 2014

PARKING wardens in Tenbury have boosted business for traders.

South Shropshire schools to get £500k lab facilities makeover

Ludlow Advertiser: South Shropshire schools to get £500k lab facilities makeover

6:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

WORK to improve science laboratories at Ludlow School is set to begin. It is part of a package of nearly £500,000 is to be spent on improving schools in Ludlow and Cleobury Mortimer.

Tenbury's Regal Cinema joins forces with biggest museums in Europe on Twitter

Ludlow Advertiser: Tenbury's Regal Cinema joins forces with biggest museums in Europe on Twitter

5:50am Thursday 13th March 2014

THE Regal in Tenbury is to join an illustrious collection of museums and galleries from across the UK and Europe on Twitter later this month.

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