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Park (Walk) and Ride comes to the Discovery Centre

Visitors to The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms, are being encouraged to venture a little further afield, thanks to the production of two easy-to-follow walks which link to the innovative Shropshire Hills Shuttle Bus service.

Date Posted: 16th July 2010

Shropshire Olympian Festival to be held in The Quarry in 2011

2011 is the year of the Cultural Olympiad, a year ahead of the Olympic Games in London. Shropshire Council has won an Inspire Mark for its innovative project, celebrating the Shropshire Olympian Festival of 1864, which William Penny Brookes brought to the Quarry, Shrewsbury.  The 2011 Festival will be held in the Quarry on JUNE 17, 18 and 19.

Date Posted: 14th July 2010

Largest herd of Gloucester Old Spot Pigs found in Ludlow

The Gloucester Old Spot Pig has recently been singled out to gain TSG (Traditional Speciality Guaranteed) accreditation.

Date Posted: 13th July 2010

The Art of Smoking

The butchery team at a Shropshire food centre have been spending a great deal of time and effort smoking behind the building.

Date Posted: 13th July 2010

New Victorian Pharmacy Series Coming Soon

The first of four episodes of Victorian Pharmacy, the follow up to the popular BBC series Victorian Farm will be screened on 15th July at 9pm on BBC 2.

Date Posted: 9th July 2010

Whitchurch Councillor thanks NoBridge Nurseries

Cllr Doris Anker, former mayor of Whitchurch has praised the town’s ‘beautiful’ Victorian Jubilee Park and thanked local company NoBridge Nurseries for looking after it.

Date Posted: 8th July 2010

Ellesmere Flower & Produce Show

Floral displays are on display in Ellesmere and the annual Ellesmere Flower & Produce show will be held on Saturday 28th August at 2pm in the Market Hall. Admission is 50p for adults and 10p for children.

Date Posted: 8th July 2010

Oswestry Volunteers help town prepare for Britain in Bloom Judging

Volunteers from Sainsbury’s in Oswestry are helping the town’s In Bloom Committee prepare for their judging on July 21st.

Date Posted: 8th July 2010

North Shropshire village in running to win Britain in Bloom

The village of Norton in Hales near Market Drayton has reached the finals of the national Britain in Bloom competition this year after winning a gold award in the 2009 Heart of England in Bloom. It was chosen to represent the Midlands and judging of the village will take place on Tuesday 10th August starting at 9.00 am.

Date Posted: 8th July 2010

New Sun Dial in place at Wem Sweet Pea Show

The Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem is gearing up for its 22nd annual Show which is being held at the Thomas Adam School in Wem on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July.

Date Posted: 8th July 2010