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Real ale read

Real ale read

The Telford and East Shropshire branch of CAMRA have launched a new magazine, Shropshire Tales, aimed at real ale enthusiasts. The magazine made its debut…
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Perfect pickles

Perfect pickles

Autumn is when the fruits and vegetables in our gardens are at their bountiful best, and Acton Scott’s programme of workshops continues with a session…
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Tiggy at Tanners

Tiggy at Tanners

The newest branch of Bridgnorth-based vintners Tanners has opened in neighbouring Cheshire – and it’s taken a little bit of Bridgnorth with it. In the…
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Bake off queen

Bake off queen

Candice Brown, winner of last year’s Great British Bake Off, will be the star attraction at the Newport Show this year. The PE teacher-turned-baker, who…
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Wood’s addition

Wood’s addition

Wood’s Shropshire Lad was first brewed in 1996 to celebrate the centenary of the publication of AE Housman’s poem collection, and today it and Shropshire…
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Summer pub

Summer pub

The Pheasant Inn at Neenton near Bridgnorth has been voted Summer Pub of the Season by the local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale…
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Flying food

Flying food

A tasty line-up of over 90 local producers will be heading to the Cosford Food Festival, taking place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July,…
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Ludlow Spring treat

Ludlow Spring treat

First held in 1995, the Ludlow Food Festival has gained worldwide recognition and featured in publications as far afield as the US, Australia and Japan.…
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Bake Off returns

Bake Off returns

A farm shop near Bridgnorth is holding its second Bake Off event after 2016’s inaugural contest proved popular. The Bake Off will take place at…
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May & June Food Bites

May & June Food Bites

Food festivals galore Ludlow Spring Festival ‘Like a beer festival – but better!’ is how Ludlow’s Spring Festival has been described. The event, which takes…
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