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11th May 2016

Shropshire & the Welsh Borders brochure 2017

Contrary to opinion brochures are not dead! Visitors to Shropshire still request and use the Shropshire & Welsh Borders brochure to find accommodation and find out about Shropshire – Arkenford research showed that for over 50% of visitors this is still a primary source of information in their trip planning.

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6th May 2016

Help Ironbridge Gorge Museums Win the Night Connect! Art Competition

Ironbridge Gorge Museums are excited to announce that we have reached the finals of the Museums at Night Connect! Art Competition.

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13th April 2016

Apley Farm Shop’s fifth anniversary

Having opened in the coldest winter in decades, when temperatures dropped to -19°C, Apley Farm Shop in Shropshire considers how it’s developed in its first five years

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12th April 2016

Southern Shropshire LEADER Programme

The new LEADER Programme, a funding stream introduced at the start of 2016, will bring a €2.54 million investment into southern Shropshire (including the Bridgnorth area) with the overall purpose of improving the economic wellbeing of the area through sustainable development, drawing on the area’s environmental and cultural assets and qualities.

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12th April 2016

Special Offers

Please remember to send us your special offers to upload to the website - the special offers page is the second most visited page on www.shropshiretourism.co.uk after the home page. As the site is now responsive please do keep your offers short, punchy and to the point….imagine trying to view the offer on a mobile phone, less is more.

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12th April 2016

Cost of Travel Fraud Rises Dramatically

Recent press coverage states that the amount of money lost to travel fraudsters increased by 425% in 2015. Up to £11.5 million was lost by victims of fraud last year, the most ever recorded. This compared to £2.2 million in 2014 and an estimated £7 million the year before. Although most fraud related to the sale of airline tickets and overseas holidays, there has also been a surge in the number of owner accounts being hacked into on popular sharing accommodation websites such as Air B&B. However there has also a marked increase in self-catering accommodation businesses being targeted. So make sure you look out for our warnings updates posted by us on www.stmem.com and if you suspect a fraud please do let us know, we can give you advice and also we can share the warning with others.

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