Community Links

There are many local community group, organisations and tourist attractions in and around Ludlow.

Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council Website

On 1 April 2009, Shropshire became a Unitary Authority called Shropshire Council, which assumed responsibility for all services previously provided by district, borough and county councils. 

Shropshire Council provides many services within the town of Ludlow including Car Parks and On Street Parking, Ludlow Library and Resource Centre, Refuse Collections, Council Tax and Business Rates, Housing and Council Tax Benefits, Education Services, Electoral Services - Register of Electors, Planning and Environmental Health, Health and Social Care, Leisure and Culture, Transport and Highways and Ludlow and Clee Area Local Joint Committee. 

Trained staff are on hand to offer helpful and friendly guidance at Ludlow Library, 7 Parkway, SY8 2PG.

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Picture of Ludlow town, with old buildings and a black and white house

Community Support

Hands Together Ludlow

Connecting Ludlow community. Giving help, information and support to people in and around Ludlow.

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Ludlow Food Bank

Ludlow Food Bank relies purely on our generous donations, both produce and financial.

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Shropshire Together Ludlow

Shropshire Disability Network (SDN) was formed in 2008 to provide a powerful collective voice for disabled people across Shropshire.

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Ludlow Defib4You

Ludlow Defib4You is a life saving community scheme set up by a group of councillors in 2012.

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Working Together Ludlow

A charity based in Ludlow offering support to individuals with learning difficulties, learning disabilities and autism and their families.

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Shropshire Fire and Rescue

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service operates from 23 strategically located sites across Shropshire.

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Citizens Advice

Provide people with the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.

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Ludlow Chamber of Trade 

A membership organisation for local businesses that works towards furthering and improving the trade and commercial interests of Ludlow.

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Ludlow Mascall Centre

Whether you’re looking for a space to host your event, an intimate wedding venue or a training facility Ludlow Mascall Centre can meet your needs.

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St Laurence Church

Each day, as for more than 800 years, God is worshipped here faithfully. Each year 70.000 pilgrims and visitors come to our beautiful church.

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MP of Ludlow

Re-elected as Member of Parliament for Ludlow, Bridgnorth and South Shropshire for the fourth time in December 2019. 

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Tourist Attractions

Ludlow Castle

One of the finest medieval ruins in England. Set in the glorious bustling market town of Ludlow.

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Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Live theatre, music and cinema in the heart of Shropshire. An accessible arts and community centre like no other. 

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Shropshire Hills

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a jewel in the crown of Shropshire’s lovely countryside. 

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Visitor Information Centre

The Ludlow Visitor Information Centre for tourism and visitor enquiries

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Recreational Facilities


Teme Leisure

Swimming pool, Fitness Suite, Exercise Studios, Badminton Courts, Sports Hall, Coffee Shop, Creche and Spa

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Ludlow Football Club

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Ludlow Golf Club

Ludlow Golf Club, founded in 1889, is the oldest club & course in the Union of Shropshire and Herefordshire.

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Ludlow Rugby Club

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Ludlow Amateur Boxing

England Boxing affiliated. Age 9+. Weds 6.30 - 7.30 juniors - adults 7.30 - 8.30pm

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Ludlow Castle Tennis Club

A friendly and welcoming tennis club with an excellent range of courts for year-round play.

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Community Groups

Ludlow Civic Society

The Ludlow Civic Society believes in maintaining the historic integrity and future vitality of Ludlow

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The Friends of Ludlow Museum

The group support the Buttercross Museum and Shropshire Museums Collections Centre.

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Ludlow Historical Research Group

Formed in 1976 with the object of researching the town of Ludlow and the surrounding area.

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Rotary International

Ludlow Rotarians share a keen and active interest in the community in which we live.

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Creative Community Groups

Ludlow Photographic Club

The club meets regularly throughout the year, providing a varied range of talks, competitions,and exhibitions.

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Ludlow Art Society

Ludlow Art Society exists to share and promote visual arts to fellow artists and the general public.

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Ludlow Concert Band

A non-competing local wind band that plays at community, civic and fundraising events.

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Sustainability and Environment

Ludlow Pride of Place

Ludlow Pride of Place litter pick across Ludlow and encourages local residents and visitors to be more litter aware and to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Friends of Whitcliffe

It is maintained by Friends of Whitcliffe Common in close conjunction with the leaseholders, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, so that future generations can enjoy this beautiful area.

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Teme Weirs Trust

The Objectives adopted by the Trust were to restore and maintain the Weirs, to protect the rivers ecology established over 800 years.

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Gallows Bank Millennium
Green Trust & Friends

5 hectares of grassland and tree cover used to be the site of Ludlow's public hangings. Saved from housing development in 1998 it is now protected as a Millennium Green.

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Ludlow 21

Ludlow 21 is a local voluntary group established in 1998 to promote sustainable living in the Ludlow area within a fair and just global society. 

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Ludlow in Bloom

Ludlow Town Council is happy to announce that Ludlow in Bloom has been awarded Gold in the category Town at the Heart of England in Bloom Awards 2023.

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Walkers Are Welcome

A nationwide initiative launched in 2007 to be ‘welcoming to walkers’. Ludlow is proud to be recognised as a Walkers are welcome Town.

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Parish Paths Partnerships & Wardens

Local people help manage the 5,500 km’s of Public Rights of Way within the County. Parish Paths Partnerships are groups of volunteers who come together to do whatever they decide needs to be done at the local level.

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