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The first market charter was granted by Henry I , and over time the name changed from Novus Burgus, to Nova Porta, to Newborough and finally to Newport in about The Deans’ houses and front of Adams’ Grammar school Location[ edit ] The site was chosen partly because of its location near the Via Devana Roman Road , which ran from Colchester to Chester , and partly because of the number of fisheries which are mentioned in the Domesday Survey. The River Meese , which flows from Aqualate Mere , lies to the north of the town. Newport sits on a sandstone ridge on the eastern border of the Welsh Marches and west of the Aqualate Mere , the largest natural lake in the English Midlands [6] The area around it at the end of the last Ice Age was part of Lake Lapworth. Formed from melting glaciers , it covered a vast area of north Shropshire. One has been preserved and is kept at Harper Adams University at Edgmond. The villages of Church Aston , Chetwynd and Longford are adjoined to the south of Newport, though they remain in separate parishes. Like many rural market towns, Newport was influenced by industry ; it served the needs of the mining area to the east of Shropshire and was also affected by mass-produced industrial goods that replaced traditional crafts. Newport from church tower See also:

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History[ edit ] A settlement existed in and is listed as Bosle in the Domesday Book. The town is located on the south bank of the Ironbridge Gorge and so shares much of the history of its better known, but more recent, neighbour, Ironbridge. In , the town of Broseley consisted of only 27 houses and was part of the Shirlett Royal Forest.

Cambridge is home to England’s second oldest university where punting on the river Cam is still popular with students and tourists.

An historic inn, officially dating back to as a pub, but older as a coaching inn, and a brew house. The Pub Untouched for many years, the unassuming Fighting Cocks bar offers you a true Shropshire welcome – serving 5 CAMRA accredited real ales, of course all from the area, a wide selection of local wines, from local suppliers, and a good lager choice.

The Beer Garden at the rear offers peace and solitude, with stunning views across the sweeping countryside towards the Clee Hills, while listening to the wild life across the fields. There are many walks around the area too. Don’t take our word for it, take a trip, call in, you will not be disappointed. Live Music and Entertainment at the Cocks We have live music from local bands on a regular basis normally playing for us most weekends.

Please check the head of this page for the latest annoucements on what bands are playing. Well behaved dogs with well behaved owners are allowed in the bar area, where it is not uncommon to watch both pooch and owner getting hypnotised by the flames of our real fire. As a freehouse we can stock a good range of everyones favourite beers and will always listen to suggestions for ideas. We’re your local and enjoy being part of a thriving community so come and see us soon.

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It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Change It wasn’t trendy , funny, nor was it coined on Twitter , but we thought change told a real story about how our users defined Unlike in , change was no longer a campaign slogan. But, the term still held a lot of weight. Here’s an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in

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A cacophony of road and rail closures? Or perhaps a conspiracy? Get ready for closure of the A5 overnight for three weeks. The A49 will be shut at Onibury hours a day for ten days. Drivers will be directed via Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. The main exit from Ludlow town centre will be blocked for three days, so HGVs and coaches will be sent over Dinham Bridge and Whitcliffe. Arriva Wales is stopping trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe for five hours just because there is a football match on.

Beginning furthest from Ludlow, the A5 will be c losed overnight from 30 May to 7 July , with a 40mph limit during the day, between the Mile End roundabout at Oswestry and the Churncote roundabout near Shrewsbury. On 3 June, the last train to Crewe from Shrewsbury will be at 6. Unfortunately, if you want to travel on to Ludlow, you will have to sleep on the station until the 7.

That means a total homeward time of 14h 32m. Usually the train gets back to Ludlow around half ten in the evening, just in time for a swift half before retiring.

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It was re-roofed in , and restored in by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. It has a simple structure consisting of a nave and chancel in one unit, and a west bellcote. The interior retains its 17th-century arrangement of furnishings. The chapel is no longer active, and is under the care of English Heritage. The west tower is in Perpendicular style.

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Wellington itself has a lot to offer About Wellington runtimeuk T Wellington itself has a lot to offer for an enjoyable day out and enjoys FREE parking throughout the town, but there are lots of things to do as well as shopping. More… History of Wellington Wellington is an ancient town in Shropshire, subsumed into the Telford conurbation since Thriving Market Town Market days are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays when the activity of the traders brings the town to life.

Getting to Wellington Bus, rail, road. Wellington is easy to get to. Did we mention free parking? Wellington is situated on the eastern side of Shropshire. It has excellent road and rail links with the M54 linking Shropshire to the M6. In the shadow of The Wrekin Download our maps or call into the council offices to pick up a free copy. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit adipiscing elit.

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Continue forward down St Martin’s Way, through several sets of traffic lights and onto Nicholas Street until reaching another major roundabout the Grosvenor Road Roundabout. Turn left onto Castle Drive this turning can be found immediately following a set of traffic lights with the Racecourse on your right. Exiting the car park on foot and continuing along Castle Drive with the river on your right , Riverside is yards on your left.

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With the largest selection of coach trips with pickups across the UK and weekly specials offers we are sure to find a holiday to Cornwall for you. About Cornwall Cornwall is the most south westerly county in England and is famous for its dramatic coastline, gorgeous gardens, spectacular sandy beaches, quaint coastal towns, fishing harbours and the sparkling blue sea that encloses the majority of the county.

Bordering Devon , Cornwall’s mild climate and spectacular landscape make it a popular destination for holidaymakers from the UK and around the world. Top Resorts and Places of Interest in Cornwall Newquay Newquay is a holiday paradise and the number one holiday resort in Cornwall, with its superb sandy beaches, stunning clear blue seas, dramatic coastline and idyllic villages. Newquay’s coastline is made up of rocky headlands, wonderful cliff and beach walks with smuggler’s coves. Whatever you choose to do, Newquay is a resort that caters for all tastes and ages.

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Its strategic position as a ‘frontier town’ has given it a turbulent history. Today the town still retains its vital function as a market and shopping centre serving North West Shropshire and Mid Wales. The narrow passageways link streets whose names conjure up images of the past: It is a locally important shopping and agricultural centre and still retains the intimacy of a rural town serving local people and home to a number of specialist and independent shops.

From our Word of the Year announcement:

Nominated By This page uses frames, but your browser doesn’t support them. Who are the Fat Badgers? They are a happy team, who after recommendation of an inn will pay a visit to check out the characteristics and ‘Badge’ the establishment for inclusion in the guide. All our Fat Badgers originate from the ‘Forbes’ clan – an ancient order of Badgers who’s sett, located in Badger Lane, Badger has been established for over three centuries. Over the years various Badgers have moved on to new territories to sniff out the best eating and drinking establishments.

Each Fat Badger brings his or her own special abilities to the clan, but all have a special interest in finding good inns, pubs, hotels and restaurants in the United Kingdom that are worth recommending to others. We like inns of character, good food and most are partial to a good pint of traditional British Ale. We are amiable, award winning badgers who sit at the bar, drinking ale, we are members of camra and take our camera with us when we drink champagne.

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Join them outside The Marlowe theatre for the hustle and bustle of the parade getting ready to depart. A parade will start at the Marlowe Theatre, heading up the High [ Saturday 9th June The largest Pride in North Yorkshire! Fun Fair, Parade, Stalls and great entertainment.

Retail plays a major part of the economy of the town, with the majority of shops being located in and around the High street, with larger out of town stores located on the Audley Avenue and Springfield trading estates into the south of the town and to the east of the town the Mere park complex.

Top folk artists, plus the cream of the local folk music scene. Music, dance, and song, and this year we’ve added in even more events for all the family to enjoy. If you want to make sure you don’t miss a thing you can buy a ticket for the whole weekend. Most family activities are free. Live music stage and quality sound system.

Organised by the Ace Cafe. Held on the nearest Saturday to 23 April. Two race waves of about Prizes for the winners and runners up in all the main categories. A day for all the family to meet the baby animals, have a ride on the pony and cart and have a fun day on the farm! Suitable for all ages. Small charges apply for refreshments and rides. One of the most important events in the Sikh calendar. The packed line-up includes:

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Broadway, a village known as ‘The Painted Lady of the Cotswolds is full of honey coloured stone cottages.

The first market charter was granted by Henry I , and over time the name changed from Novus Burgus, to Nova Porta, to Newborough and finally to Newport in about The Deans’ houses and front of Haberdashers’ Adams Location[ edit ] The site was chosen partly because of its location near the Via Devana Roman Road , which ran from Colchester to Chester , and partly because of the number of fisheries which are mentioned in the Domesday Survey. The River Meese , which flows from Aqualate Mere , lies to the north of the town.

Newport sits on a sandstone ridge on the eastern border of the Welsh Marches and west of the Aqualate Mere , the largest natural lake in the English Midlands [6] The area around it at the end of the last Ice Age was part of Lake Lapworth. Formed from melting glaciers , it covered a vast area of north Shropshire. One has been preserved and is kept at Harper Adams University at Edgmond.

The villages of Church Aston , Chetwynd and Longford are adjoined to the south of Newport, though they remain in separate parishes. Like many rural market towns, Newport was influenced by industry ; it served the needs of the mining area to the east of Shropshire and was also affected by mass-produced industrial goods that replaced traditional crafts.