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15 Jun 2022
An award winning natural skincare company has launched a new subscription service to help its busy customers manage their shopping for its range of eco-friendly products. The Green Woman, based in Ludlow, Shropshire, has set up a ‘Subscribe and Save’ service for its natural skin and bodycare products including a 10% discount. The new service has been launched in conjunction with the company’s new...
We Are Not Shellfish poster
08 Jun 2022
A heartfelt puppet show for families is being performed at the Ludlow Fringe Festival this July. Arts Alive have partnered with the festival to fund the performance from Sabotage Theatre Company. ‘We Are Not Shellfish’ combines a vibrant visual aesthetic with a provocative story of protest and rebellion. The story centres around Leah who finds a plastic bottle in the ocean with a phone number...
ve and Suzanne Carnall, The Green Woman
19 May 2022
Sisters Eve and Suzanne Carnall launched award-winning business The Green Woman back in 2013. They realised that of the thousands of beauty and skincare products out there that claimed to be natural, organic and good for the environment , very few measured up to their claims. They decided to do something about it and shake up the sector. Over the past decade they have created their primary...
Transformation of Ludlow Assembly Rooms complete
12 May 2021
The £3.5m refurbishment of south Shropshire’s premier arts venue, the Ludlow Assembly Rooms, has been completed by Pave Aways Building Contractors. The scheme, delivered on behalf of Shropshire Council, has included re-instating the original Castle Square entrance, redesigning the auditorium, creating a new box office, improvements to accessibility, a visitor information centre and café bar,...
04 Jun 2020
Ludlow 10, an annual 10km race through Ludlow’s medieval streets, is not able to go ahead this year due to the restrictions in place around the Covid-19 outbreak. The race, which attracted nearly 400 runners last year, would have been the fourth Ludlow 10. However, organisers are determined to keep their runners motivated by turning it in to a virtual experience. They will be awarding medals for...
23 Jan 2020
2020 is off to a jolty start – with bad news coming from across the world, January is looking pretty bleak – however amidst all this is a jolt of colour, as Bluebird Care Shropshire has kept up their “blue Monday” tradition of  sending flowers to their customers for the fifth year running! “Blue Monday”, the third Monday of January, which fell on the 20th this year,  has been coined the saddest...
The exterior at Old Downton Lodge
06 Sep 2019
Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge is set to welcome the locally based acclaimed portrait artist, Daniel James Yeomans, for an exclusive art exhibition. On the 5th October his latest work will be unveiled from the new exhibition ‘The Unlikely Sitters,’ which is a collection of oil paintings. Daniel James Yeomans studied at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy, where he trained in the usage of...
Photo taken by David Woodfield of Ludlow 10 race
19 Jul 2019
BeEndurance held a successful 10km race through the streets of Ludlow last weekend, with almost 400 competitors taking part. The roads were closed for Ludlow 10, which was sponsored by Brecon Carreg. There was a special award for the ‘Most improved and utterly inspiring local athlete’ won by David Davies, and the ‘Fastest local male athlete’ award went to Jamie Lambie, with a time of 37.5 minutes...
Friends of the WSTN visit the recording studio
11 Jun 2019
Launch of Talking Newspaper Friends The West Shropshire Talking Newspaper (WSTN) has launched a Friends group for people who would like to support this local charity, but who are not able to take part as hands-on volunteers. At a special event in the Roy Fletcher Centre, Shrewsbury on 6 June 2019  chairman Peter Waller welcomed some of the first Friends who have signed up with standing order...
Jean Jarvis at the opening of The Longford Centre in Cannock
30 Sep 2018
The face of a leading Shropshire charity which has been helping the community for almost 25 years is moving on to pastures new, safe in the knowledge that her pioneering project is in good hands. Jean Jarvis MBE founded The Furniture Scheme in Ludlow in 1994 as a way to reuse unwanted household items and provide the means for some of the most deprived in the community to build an independent life...
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