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Posted Monday October 28th, 2013, 12:44 pm
There will be an assembly of all the congregation in Bridgnorth High Street at 10.30am and they will proceed to St Leonard's Church where they will be seated by 10.45am. There is a Remembrance Service where the Last Post will be played at 11.00am followed by two minutes silence.
Following the church service there will be a procession to the Castle Grounds for the laying of wreaths. For more information please contact Bridgnorth Town Council on 01746 762231.
Posted Friday September 27th, 2013, 9:56 am
In Bridgnorth, High Street Sunday 20th October, 9am-5pm
Come and sample the delights of the Continent!
The city centre will be transformed into a bustling market place. Professional continental market traders from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland, Poland and many more countries will be wearing traditional costumes, selling high quality products including Brittany biscuits, olives, Italian nougat, delectable cheeses, sausages, tartiflette (a delicious cheese and potatoes dish from the Alps), charcuterie, fresh bread, croissants and much, much more!
Or, for those of you with a sweet tooth, there will also be freshly made crepes.
As well as all of these delectable tasty goods, you will also be able to choose from a wide range of products including hand bags & leather items, Marseille soaps, lavender, children’s toys and pashminas! There really will be something for everyone!
Most of the products on sale will come from each stall holder’s region, where they are produced by small organisations such as, family businesses, farms or small factories using traditional methods, maintaining a high standard of quality!
All of the traders will also wear their traditional local costumes from 100 years ago, as well as decorating their stall to represent the region of the country they come from. The market will therefore provide you with a true flavour of the continent...
For more information contact:
Traditional Market Ltd,
Olivier Simonin, Market operator
or visit www.traditionalmarket.co.uk
Posted Monday September 23rd, 2013, 12:11 pm
As part of the enhancements to the Christmas Lights in the town the Town Council is organising a “Design a Christmas Light Competition”.
We are inviting children between the ages of 5 and 12 to design a Christmas Light which will then be made into a rope light illustrative design and put up in Bridgnorth over the Christmas period. The lucky winner will have the honour of turning on the Christmas Lights on the evening of 22nd November 2013 with the Town Mayor.
The competition is open until Friday 4 October 2013.
Further information is available from Bridgnorth Town Council on 01746 762231 or by email at [email protected]
Posted Tuesday September 17th, 2013, 11:29 am
Bridgnorth Town Council are proud to announce that Ashley King; PA to the Town Clerk and Town Mayor has given birth to a baby girl at 2.37am on Tuesday 17 September 2013, weighing 6lb 11oz. Both mother and baby are doing well.
Posted Tuesday September 17th, 2013, 9:52 am
The next meeting of the Bridgnorth and District Twinning Association will be held on Thursday 26 September 2013 at 8.00pm in the Annexe at College House, St Leonard's Close, WV16 4EJ. If you are interested in Bridgnorth's twinned towns of Thiers and Schrobenhausen, have an interest in town twinning or want to be involved with the association, please come along to the meeting. For more information, please contact Val Gill on 01746 766619.
Posted Tuesday September 17th, 2013, 9:34 am
A roadshow to highlight the possible cuts at Shropshire Council is being held tomorrow, Wednesday 18th September at Tasley Village Hall, 7.00 - 9.00pm. Senior representatives from Shropshire Council, Police, for Service, Clinical Commissioning and Job Centre Plus will be present to answer questions and listen to how people think the spending cuts will affect them. This is your opportunity to say what you like, don't like, what they do well or not!
Keith Barrow - "I really want to hear what Shropshire people think about the spending cuts and any other issues that affect their lives in Shropshire, so why not come along to our public meetings and let us know how you feel about living in the county."
Posted Thursday September 12th, 2013, 4:04 pm
Bridgnorth Town Council are delighted to announce that the town has achieved outstanding results in the RHS Heart of England in Bloom 2013. They have achieved a gold award and also won the Town Category overall award. Bridgnorth was also put forward to the National Britain in Bloom 2014 finals. The competition is not just about flowers but also community involvement, communication, sustainability, environment and recycling among other areas.
Posted Tuesday August 20th, 2013, 5:04 pm
Following the postponement of the Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Wednesday 31st July due to the fantastic British weather, this event will now take place on Thursday 29th August 2013!
Grab your teddies and join us for a few hours of fun with puppet shows, fair rides, bouncy castle and face painting.
11am to 2pm
Castle Grounds, Bridgnorth