Category Archive: News

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

Mar 31

Lent Lunch Saturday March 17th

Just before the final snows of Winter had arrived the second Lent Lunch took place in the Village Hall. With over 30 people attending a great community event took place with well over £159 raised which is to be divided between Church Funds and Christian Aid. Thanks to Claudia and Robert for organizing a SOUPER …

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Mar 01

Village Hall Update

The Sports Field has come to the fore once again. The Hall Committee received a ‘letter before action’ from Mr Zair’s solicitor towards the end of January demanding that the boundary fence be put up. The Hall Committee have responded by offering, again, to purchase or lease the Zair’s part of the field. If this …

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Mar 01

Lent Lunch, Saturday 17th February

Around 30 people met together in the Village Hall on the first Saturday of Lent for a lunch of soup and bread and a chat. A big thank you to all who came to support this event – £200 was raised, to be divided between Christian Aid and St Mary Magdalene Church. Thank you also …

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Mar 01

Repairs to the Church Tower

The lead that had been peeled away from the church roof during the high winds we had during January has been repaired. Admiration goes to the scaffolders who carried on working in the wet and windy weather we’ve had recently.

Jan 29

Fairtrade Fortnight 26th February – 11th March

During Fairtrade Fortnight get ready to invite people into fair trade and if you’re not already a supporter, welcome this invitation to start buying Fairtrade goods. It’s scandalous that millions of farmers and workers are still being ripped off despite working hard to provide the products we love. Unfairness in global trade is rooted in …

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