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The Castle Hotel
13 May 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle is to celebrate its 300th birthday in June with a garden party. It is one of the oldest continually operating hotels in the country, having served customers since 1719. An abundance of history surrounds the hotel. Twenty years after the Norman Conquest in 1066 the then Bishop of Hereford built a castle – Bishop’s Castle. In the early 18th century the castle...
25 Feb 2019
Staff at a Shropshire hotel are celebrating after scooping a prestigious ‘Oscar’ of the wedding industry. The team at The Hundred House at Norton, near Telford, scooped the “Highly Commended Town Wedding Venue of the Year” at The Wedding Industry Awards. The win came following a vigorous judging process and votes from couples who have got married at the venue. It is a double celebration for the...
04 Sep 2018
Guests at an Alice in Wonderland themed event are set to be grinning from ear to ear. The Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea will be held at The Wroxeter Hotel on Saturday, September 15th, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm. Themed around Lewis Carroll’s famous novel, the event takes place inside the venue’s giant tipis in the grounds. Food will include sandwiches, jam tarts, macaroons, sausage rolls and homemade...
Wayne Jenson from Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons Brewery celebrate newly available Shropshire Stout
21 Nov 2017
A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch a speciality beer celebrating all things Shropshire. Buckatree Hall Hotel, at the foot of the Wrekin, will exclusively supply Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery. Reuben Crouch, commercial director at Hobsons, said: “I always enjoy coming to Buckatree Hall Hotel and seeing the bar...
Rebecca Welch of Halls Commercial with Niamh, Holly and Heather Lowe of Haleswood Pet Hotel
17 Nov 2017
Pets of all shapes and sizes are now able to pack their bags with renewed expectations and set off for a well-deserved break at a new specialised hotel in the Shropshire countryside. Haleswood Pet Hotel at Marsh Green, Longdon Upon Tern, is now open for business under family ownership with the aim of accommodating pets of all kinds. Mother and daughter Heather and Holly Lowe bought the business,...
30 Dec 2016
Thousands of people will pop the big question to their partners this Christmas - but not on the day itself! A survey of 10,000 people in the UK, published by events agency Chillisauce, showed that 31 per cent of people polled are set to propose on Christmas Eve. The number planning to propose on Christmas Day was just seven per cent, with two per cent on Boxing Day. Hannah Hall, of The Wroxeter...
26 Aug 2016
Visitors to a Shropshire countryside hotel are set to be served up afternoon tea with a difference - as they will be eating from platters designed to replicate an English garden. The Wroxeter Hotel has just launched its Garden Tea which features chocolate soil, flowers and many other ingredients laid out to mimic the great outdoors. The menu was inspired by the location and thought up by new...
03 Jun 2016
A new receptionist has started at a Telford hotel after completing a course at a nearby college. Liena Ergle, 27, of Donnington, has landed the role at Buckatree Hall Hotel having been told about it as part of the partnership between the hotel at the foot of the Wrekin and staff at Telford College of Arts and Technology. She is the second full time member of staff the hotel has taken on as part...
17 Mar 2016
Head housekeeper Clara Lagos may almost be 60 but she can still change the bedsheets faster than most of us can get our slippers on in the morning. In fact, the 59-year-old, is certain she can strip and remake a double bed in less than five minutes. She laughs out loud during her morning room rounds at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa when she’s challenged to put her money...
13 Jan 2016
Some might say nurse Helen Missen is a super mum especially to her very own daughter Sophie. However, according to the 48-year-old nurse, she just did what she had to do to keep her daughter alive. It all started six years ago. Sophie, who was 15 at the time, was diagnosed with the potentially life threatening illness Anorexia Nervosa. And from that point on, Helen and her family’s lives changed...
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