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25th January 2016

Volunteer opportunities at Dudmaston...

Pop in for a cuppa and join the team! Building on the success of their season last year, the National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate, Nr. Bridgnorth, are in the process of recruiting new volunteers in time for when they open their doors again to visitors in March.

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8th January 2016

£100 off websites - A Special Offer for Shropshire Tourism Members

If you are looking to refresh your website or considering getting a new one, please contact us, as for January & February ONLY we are offering a £100 discount off any NEW website for Shropshire Tourism members. This includes the member discount already in place.

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6th January 2016

‘Connecting Shropshire’ – Update….

We often talk about the importance of the internet to all our businesses, and many of you will already know the value of being connected, whether it is promoting and running your business through your laptop or computer or using social media through your mobile phone or tablets and iPads etc. Connecting Shropshire is a Shropshire Council initiative to enhance access for communities and businesses to the internet throughout the county - no small feat.

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6th January 2016

New Channel 5 B&B Series

We have been contacted by TV Production Company Ricochet (the makers of Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped, Channel 5’s Cowboy Builders and Bodge jobs and BBC’s Family Finders and Michel Roux’s Service) who are making a new a 35-part series for Channel 5 daytime.

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6th January 2016

Invest in the future - Tourism & Hospitality Student Placements

At Shropshire Tourism we have taken on student placements in the past and some of these students are now in full time positions with us. Apart from the obvious recruitment advantages, investing in student placements helps develop the high calibre of staff we all want to see working across our industry in the future.

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6th January 2016

VisitBritain Taking over VisitEngland?

The government has decided to more ‘closely align’ VisitBritain and VisitEngland following this autumn’s spending review. The government’s decision to bring much of VisitEngland’s work within the VisitBritain remit has raised concerns amongst many national tourism bodies and English destinations, including Shropshire Tourism, who are concerned that VisitEngland’s work to drive domestic tourism will become marginalised or even neglected. Letters expressing concern have been sent to the government, including one from ourselves – as Shropshire is very reliant on domestic tourism and the domestic short break and day visitor markets.

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