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8th April 2010

Furnished Holiday Lettings Update

The government announce that it is to set aside a repeal of the Furnished Holiday Lettings rules until after the general election.

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8th April 2010

County town prepares to welcome UK's top cartoonists for Shrewsbury's International Cartoon Festival 22nd - 25th April

The Festival offers unique opportunities to see artists at work; 20 of them on huge boards in The Square during the weekend, others drawing caricatures and some running cartoon workshops for all ages.

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7th April 2010

Vote for Festival at the Edge to win National Award

Festival at the Edge, a unique storytelling event in Much Wenlock, has made it through to the finals of a new national award, after being nominated by Shropshire Tourism. Visit England has joined forces with The Sun Newspaper to launch a national vote for its new ‘Where Else But England’ Award.

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6th April 2010

Independent Hotel wanted for new ‘behind the scenes’ TV series

Dragonfly Film & Television are looking for a small/medium independently run hotel in Britain to be the focal point of an exciting new series.

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6th April 2010

Volunteers Needed for New ‘Victorian Pharmacy’ series to be filmed at Blists Hill

Producers at Lion Television are looking for volunteers with minor ailments to take part in a new series called ‘Victorian Pharmacy’. The new series follows the success of BBC 2’s popular ‘Victorian Farm’ series, filmed at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.

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6th April 2010

Happy Birthday Shropshire Assessment Scheme!

Direct Tourism Services has been delivering its new Accommodation Assessment Scheme on behalf of Shropshire Tourism since April last year. Over 80 assessments have been undertaken and the scheme has achieved a 93% positive satisfaction rating from members.

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