Welcome to the Snailbeach District News Online!

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This month our intrepid reporters bring you the colourful saga of the play area, news of mud and fun in the Stiperstones Challenge, the latest on the Eastridge Woods controversy, a preview of next summer’s proposed tournament and the chance to manage some of the greatest players in football,

As usual all our loveable features include Heather Kidd’s concerns, Philip Dunne’s proposals and Simon Cooter’s meadows.


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We publish 10 editions a year – that’s one each month, apart from January and August when we take a short break.

Though based in Snailbeach and The Stiperstones, we distribute 350 hard copies to households and businesses all over the South Shropshire Hills including Pontesbury, Malehurst, The Hope Valley, Pennerley, The Bog, Shelve, Welsh Row, Buxton, Round Hill, White Gritt and beyond!

We also email full colour digital copies to a further 150 households and businesses beyond the range (and legs) of our trusty band of distributors for those who have left the area, but would still like to keep in touch with news and forthcoming events.

You can generally pick up a black & white hard copy from The Stiperstones Inn as well – if you’re quick! They disappear at a rate of knots…

You’ll find an archive of previous Newsletters here, as well as the current month’s edition.

There’s also a directory of all our advertisers, so you will be able to find anything from a local builder to a butcher, from a gunsmith to a chimney sweep, from yoga classes to hair dressers and even a coal man!

Upcoming local events will also be updated each month by our trusty website administrator, Geoff Sproson.

If you wish to submit any articles or news items to the Snailbeach District News, then please contact the editor, Patrick Marks, at editor.sdn@mail.com

Please post any comments you may have in our ‘Comments’ section. They will be read!

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