Category: Craven Arms

Tuffins Supermarket Goes Green

Tuffins, the local supermarket in Craven Arms, is going Green. They are putting in electric car charging points and they have fitted lots and lots of solar panels on their roof. What a positive way to invest profits.

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Spring Firsts of 2022

Walking with Dillie on Onny Meadows in Craven Arms today, I heard my first Chiff Chaff, chiff chaffing away. It was definitely on it own, no one was chiff chaffing back. I saw two Long Tailed Tits, without any hangers on, paired

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Flounders’ Folly – Opening Dates 2022

This post lists the Flounders’ Folly Opening Dates 2022   Flounders’ Folly – Opening Dates 2022 When the Folly is open a St George’s Flag is flown from the top of the Folly and the planned opening dates for 2022 are listed

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Covid Time Food Shopping

A more mundane Covid Time blog, the weekly shop. We try to share it. Lately I have been doing most of the weekly shopping with Lyndon doing his a share when he has a week off work. That means he is still

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Covid Time Knitting

Covid Time has given me the opportunity to explore and experiments with my knitting. I love knitting and find it relaxing and challenging. There is always something new to learn. My Covid Time Knitting has resulted in two cardigans, a short sleeved

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Kingfishers on the Onny

I walk every day with the dogs along the Onny River. I have over the years regularly seen Kingfishers when we have been out walking. This year I have not seen them until this recently (first week of September). I had stopped

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Flounders’ Folly Heritage Open Days

Over the August Bank Holiday Weekend Flounders’ Folly had 120 visitors. September’s Heritage Open Days will be from the 11th to the 20th. Flounders’ Folly will be open as part of the Heritage Open Days on the 20th September from 11am until

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Grants for Shropshire Market Towns

Shropshire Market Towns have been awarded £167,000 of grants to encourage visitors after the flooding earlier this year and of course in the aftermath of Covid 19. Smaller Market Towns have been granted £50,000 between them. They will each be able to

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Peregrine Falcon in Craven Arms

I had an email from a friend in Craven Arms in which he told me of his encounter with a Peregrine Falcon. He had been watching the birds in his garden when they all disappeared, something flashed past him and he was

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Shropshire Opening

I have ventured into Ludlow and Church Stretton to see what is happening and what is open.  I have not been out and about much so some of this is gathered from guest and friends. This is not comprehensive. So here is

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