North Shropshire News
11th June 2012
Wellness is a growing priority for the nation with the UK spa market alone worth over £1billion. As consumers become savvier on ways to look after their health, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts ‘Spa Collection’ continues to add excitement to the industry by investing in its spa properties to keep up with this increasing demand for wellbeing experiences. Located in the beautiful Shropshire countryside in the historic town of Whitchurch, home to the oldest clockmakers in the world, Macdonald Hill Valley Spa, Hotel & Golf has received a £500,000 revamp to its Vital Health & Wellbeing Club which opens on the 1 June 2012.
8th June 2012
The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting a craft fair in partnership with the North Staffordshire Guild of Craftsmen on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June 2012 from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Admission will be at the special discounted fund raising price of £3.00 per person (children between 0-5 are admitted for free).
8th June 2012
Ellesmere College successfully launched its inaugural National Art Exhibition and Sale of Works on Wednesday evening in the presence of over 300 invited guests.
6th June 2012
A Shropshire tourist attraction is playing host to the daddy of Father's Day celebrations. Hawkstone Park in Weston-Under-Redcastle is offering fathers and their families the chance to enjoy the special day - Sunday, June 17 - by taking part in a range of activities from handling birds of prey to off-road driving.
28th May 2012
Visitors can now come and see the famous Laburnum Arch which is currently in full bloom at the Dorothy Clive Garden on the North Staffordshire/Shropshire/Cheshire border.
25th May 2012
GUESTS enjoying spa and golf facilities at a luxury hotel will be able to raise a free glass - and scone - to the Queen during the Diamond Jubilee weekend.
22nd May 2012
Visitors can now enjoy the best floral display of rhododendrons in Staffordshire, which are currently in bloom and located in the quarry garden - formerly a disused gravel quarry – at the Dorothy Clive Garden on the North Staffordshire/Shropshire border.
8th May 2012
A Shropshire tourist attraction and a local car dealership have connected to celebrate sharing pole position in the county’s electric vehicle race. Hawkstone Park in Weston-under-Redcastle, near Shrewsbury, has become the first location in Shropshire to install electric vehicle (EV) charging points while William A Lewis is the county’s first dealership to have fully electric vehicles on general sale.
THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN MAKES AN APPEAL FOR DONATED ITEMS FOR CHARITY GIFT SHOP'S 'CURIOSITY CORNER'
4th May 2012
The Dorothy Clive Garden - a charitable garden trust - is making an urgent appeal for gift items to be donated for ‘Curiosity Corner’ - an area within the gift shop selling pre-loved items donated by the general public and which helps to fund the upkeep of the garden.
Children Dressed as Flower Fairies and Princes to receive a free fairy cake at the Dorothy Clive Garden on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2012
4th May 2012
The Dorothy Clive Garden is offering a free fairy cake to all children who turn up dressed as a Fairy or Prince on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2012. This promotion will also entitle free admission to all children on this special fund raising weekend.