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News and Events

Latest News and Events:

  • 19th July - launch of the HAF (Holiday Activities and Food) programme. Funded by the Department of Education, the programme is intended to support families who are eligible to benefits related free school meals, to access activities and food through the school Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays in 2021. A fun packed summer of activities which can be booked directly by families across Shropshire. The Activity Programme is available on the Shropshire HAF website.
  • 28th July - New Planning Application. Ref: 21/02656/FUL. Address:  Highcroft Cottage, Abdon, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9HX. Proposal:  Erection of single storey extension following demolition of existing conservatory and first floor extension to increase eaves height over existing kitchen. Applicant: Mr Michael Whalley. View online at: http://pa.shropshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=QTMI78TDFNQ00
  • Saturday 31st July - It's back! Abdon Village Hall Coffee Morning restarting on Saturday 31st July 10.30am to 12.30pm (subject to Covid restrictions). Everyone welcome. Any queries contact Margaret on 01746 712296. 
  • Saturday 31st July – Abdon Wildlife Group Upland Vegetation 2. Brown Clee Summit & Ditton Enclosure.  Please note this is an upland, strenuous walk on rough tussocky ground, wet in places. We shall be looking at grasses, sedges, and rushes, as well as looking for Marsh Violets (food plant of the Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary), and other flowering plants. See the Wildlife Group webpage for more details.
  • Sunday 1st August - Abdon Wildlife Group Moth Morning, 8am Upper Norncott Farm. We are having another go at a moth morning at Upper Norncott Farm, Heath, SY7 9DS thanks to Sue and Martin Steer. There will be a high viz jacket at the end of their drive to help you see it. Lots of  nice moths about at the moment.  Hope to see you there. Please let Miles know if you are intending to attend so that we know numbers and can contact you if we have to cancel. See the Wildlife Group webpage for more details.
  • Monday 2nd August - Fun, Fizz & Fairways taster sessions 18.30-20.00. Are you looking for a fun way to stay fit and active, spend time outdoors and meet new people while you’re at it? Then golf could be just the ticket - and Ludlow Golf Club Ladies section would love to welcome you for some fun and fizz on our fabulous fairways. We’re delighted to be opening our doors to Women who are interested in giving the game a go, in a relaxed, friendly and welcoming environment - with free taster sessions in July and August. Don’t worry if you’ve not even so much as looked at a set of golf clubs before! All you need is a pair of trainers and we’ll provide the rest. Not only is golf great for your mental and physical health, but it offers the chance to learn new skills, and best of all, make friends with likeminded people and have fun! Our free Fun, Fizz & Fairways taster sessions will run on Saturday 3 July, 1100-1300 and Monday 2 August, 1830-2000. Spaces are limited and expected to fill up fast, so we encourage you to book now to avoid disappointment. So, what are you waiting for - get in touch! secretary@ludlowgolfclub.com  01584 856285  www.ludlowgolfclub.com
  • Thursday 12th August - Abdon and Heath Parish Council meeting. 7.30pm Abdon Village Hall.
  • Sunday 15th August - Come and join our BBQ! Abdon Village Hall 3pm to 7pm. Everyone welcome! Free entrance, Charge for food, Raffle, Bring your own tipple. It would be useful to know numbers for the catering, please email abdon.villagehall@gmail.com or telephone Margaret 01746 712296 to let us know you are coming.
  • Saturday 28th August - Coffee and cake morning. Come and join us, everyone welcome! Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Any queries contact Margaret on 01746 712296. 
  • Saturday 11th September - UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments. Phone Penny 712530 or Margaret 712296.
  • Saturday 25th September - Coffee and cake morning. Come and join us, everyone welcome! Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Any queries contact Margaret on 01746 712296. 

​​Regular events:

  • Brown Clee Meditation Group - every Tuesday evening 7pm in Abdon Village Hall. All are welcome at no cost. A leaflet is available from Brown Clee Surgery.
  • Coffee morning (starting again 31st July 2021) - last Saturday each month in Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm, except for December.
  • UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning (starting again September 11th 2021) - 2nd Saturday each month at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments. Phone Penny 712530 or Margaret 712296.
  • Church services - Second and fourth Sunday of each month at St. Margaret's Church, Abdon. See the St. Margaret's Church page for details. Please see the latest Corvedale News or Corvedale Parishes Facebook page for updates. If you are not on Facebook you can Google Corvedale Parishes and see the postings. 
  • Parish Council meetings - usually the last Thursday in January, April, July and October in Abdon Village Hall. See the Parish Council page for details.
  • Women's Institute - second Wednesday each month at Clee St.Margaret Village Hall. See the Women's Institute Page for details.

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