Ludlow in winter

Junior Community Awards

Dog Day 2017

Mock interviews at Ludlow College

Representatives of 14 organisation that received awards from Ludlow Rotary Cares

Representatives of the 4 main beneficiaries of Dog Day 2017

Switch on of Tree of Light 2017

Medieval Fayre Mulled Wine Stall 2017

Rotakids at Clee Hill School planting purple crocus for End-Polio-Now


Dog Day 2017 cash distributed to 18 good causes

Proceeds of Ludlow Dog Day 2017 distributed

At events held on November 7th at the Ludlow Mascall Centre and on November 8th at Stokesay Court, Ludlow Rotary Cub distributed the money raised at the 2017 Ludlow Dog Dog to both 14 small local causes via Ludlow Rotary Cares and to the 4 larger chosen charities.

The Ludlow Rotary Cares initiative aims to support community groups and organisations local to Ludlow with small grants that will make a real difference in their community. This year, having received some 30 applications, 14 awards were made following presentations by those short listed. The panel of judges, comprising of 3 members of Ludlow Rotary Club and Nicky Kershaw, Deputy Lieutenant of Shropshire agreed awards of up to £500 per organisation.

Representatives from the 14 organisations that received 2017 Ludlow Rotary Cares awards.

The organisations receiving awards were The Second Ludlow Girl Guides, The Ludlow Fringe Festival Youth Arts Project, Working Together, Whitefriars and Beech Gardens Club, SpArC Theatre Bishops Castle, “Scrappiest”, Onibury Village Hall, Loudwater Studio, Ludlow Town Juniors, Craven Arms Youth Group, Clun Memorial Play Ground, Bishops Castle Guerrilla Gardens, Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group and Cleobury Mortimer Horticultural Society.

At a reception the following day held at Stokesay Court by kind permission of Caroline Magnus donations were presented to the 4 charities selected as the principal beneficiaries of Ludlow Dog Day 2017; Canine Partners, Forest Dog Rescue, Hope House Children’s Hospice and the Alzheimer’s Society. Also present were invited representatives from our main sponsors Tuffins Supermarket, Hatfields Jaguar/Land Rover of Shrewsbury, Teme Veterinary Practice and Hobsons Brewery, who joined members of Ludlow Rotary Club and their partners for lunch.

From Left to right Norman Tudge – Hope House Children Hospice, Wendy Squires – Forest Dog Rescue, Emma Dowler – Alzheimer’s UK and Malcom Wells of Canine Partners

For more detail about Ludlow Rotary Club, Ludlow Dog Day and Ludlow Rotary Cares please go to

Issued 14/11/2017

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