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New beer celebrates Shropshire

Wayne Jenson of Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons
A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery.

Two young Telford chefs in running for a national award

Young Telford College chefs Liam Wassell and Dayna Nielsen
Two young chefs from Telford have reached the national semi-finals of a ‘hot chef’ cookery competition.

Local wine enthusiast launches Shropshire’s first wine school

Gary Carter of Shropshire Wine School
A local wine enthusiast is embarking on a radical career change as he launches the county’s first independent wine education company.

Win £750 and help local charities with the “Boston BellyBuster” Challenge at Smoke Stop

Belly Buster Burger
Smoke Stop is giving one lucky person the chance to win £750, as well as raising funds for charity and local projects in the village of Ford, Shrewsbury.

New venue for Shrewsbury’s Chocolate Festival

Shrewsbury's annual Chocolate Festival returns on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November in the new location of Shrewsbury's Quarry Park.

Entrepreneurs invest £200,000 into launching Carlini in Albrighton

Michael Gale and Laura Goodman have opened Carlini in Albrighton
Two local entrepreneurs are sharing their passion for food by launching their second restaurant in just nine months.

Ludlow Food Centre named ‘Food Hall Butchery Business of the Year’ at prestigious awards ceremony

John Brereton, Ludlow Food Centre’s Butchery Manager (right) receiving the award from Aidan Fortune, Deputy Editor, Meat Trades Journal (left).
The Butchery department in Ludlow Food Centre has been named as the ‘Food Hall Butchery Business of the Year 2017’ at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

Shrewsbury artisan bakery wins a silver award at prestigious World Bread Awards

Bakers Martin Priddy and Kate Warwick, of Bread And Loaf, with their ‘Shropshire Whey’ loaf which won a silver award at the World Bread Awards
Shrewsbury artisan bakery Bread And Loaf is celebrating a silver gong for one of its most popular loaves in the prestigious World Bread Awards.

Little Dessert Shop opens in Shrewsbury

The Little Dessert Shop has opened in Shrewsbury
The Little Dessert Shop has opened a highly anticipated new dessert parlour in Shrewsbury, creating 25 new jobs.

Celebrated Ludlow chef joins the Telford College teaching team

Stuart Leggett
A celebrated chef who has worked at Michelin-starred restaurants and five-star hotels has joined the teaching staff at Telford College.

Shropshire chefs shine on TV show

Jacqueline and Andrew are pictured top left with contestants from the show My Kitchen Rules and with presenters Glynn Purnell and Rachel Allen
TV judges have given the thumbs up to a couple from Shrewsbury and put them through to the next round of a popular cookery competition.

Shrewsbury restaurant and bar celebrates 4th anniversary as group expands

House of the rising Sun Shrewsbury
Popular Shrewsbury restaurant and cocktail bar, House of the Rising Sun, situated on Butcher Row, has celebrated their 4th anniversary this week.

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