Category Archive: News

May 12

Ride and Stride

On Sunday April 22nd Mr Steven Winwood Chairman of the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust, presented St Mary Magdalene Church with a certificate for having raised over £1000 for the Trust during the 2017 Ride and Stride event. He also presented Susannah Hall with a certificate for having taken part in the Ride and Stride event …

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Apr 01

Bowls Club Mar 2018

There is the usual excitement in the Village that accompanies the start of the bowls season. Winter training schedules are being intensified and the Tuesday morning fitness sessions, in the Village Hall, have benefited from an influx of bowlers, anxious to be in peak condition by then. We are planning to start bowling at 2pm …

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Mar 31

Top Tip

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S Thompson

Mar 31

Ludlow Museum

Ludlow Museum will soon need a group of volunteers to sew labels into items of the Costume Collection at the Resource Centre in Ludlow. Sewing will likely take place on a Wednesday. At this stage, we are looking for expressions of interest. If you are interested, and think your sewing skills are up to the …

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Mar 31

Do you have a few hours to help a local baby bereavement Group?

Do you have a few hours a month to help a local baby bereavement Group? Losing your much longed for baby during pregnancy or soon after birth is the most awful trauma any parent can experience. Members of Shropshire Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) support group are appealing to the local community to help …

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Mar 31

Choosing Care is one of life’s most stressful decisions

Healthwatch Shropshire is supporting #CareAware, a national campaign launched by the Care Quality Commis-sion (CQC). The campaign followed a survey that showed that 70% of people found choosing care to be one of life’s most stressful life decisions compared to other life events, such as choosing their child’s school or getting married. Healthwatch Shropshire is …

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Mar 31

Nick the Snow Plough

We have all heard of Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder and Postman Pat, but have you heard of Nick the Snow Plough? He is Ashford’s very own amazing Chap who worked tirelessly for 48 hours clearing all our lanes and by roads from Bromfield to The Goggin, up the Clee, into Ludlow and towards Tenbury. …

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Mar 31

Calling all bakers

Ladies (and gentlemen too) we need volunteers to bake cakes, scones, tray bakes and biscuits to serve to the visitors to the Ashford Carbonel Gardens Open to be held on Sunday June 24th. We will also need volunteers to help to serve the teas on a rota basis between 1pm and 6pm. If you think …

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Mar 31

Open Gardens – 24 June

Ashford Carbonell Open Gardens and Summer Teas Sunday 24 June 1:00-6:00pm In aid of St Mary Magdalene CHurch and the Village Hall To date we have 13 gardens offering to open for our village. You still have plenty of time to open your garden if you could. All gardens most welcome. We will be holding …

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Mar 31

Mobile Library

The times and dates for the mobile library will be changing after Easter. Please note: Starting on Tuesday April 10th every fortnight. (black bin week) Donkey Lane: 9.15-9.35 Huntington Green: 9.40-9.55 Bishop Hooper 10.05-10.15

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