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Bridgnorth named among top six places to go in UK

Original article by Rory Smith for https://www.shropshirestar.com/

Readers of a national newspaper have put Bridgnorth among the top six places to go in the country.

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The guide book firm Lonely Planet recently named England as the second best place in the world to visit in 2020 behind Bhutan and readers of the Guardian responded by compiling a list of the country’s most idyllic places.

The town sits alongside Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, Trough of Bowland in Lancashire, Helford estuary in Cornwall, Painshill Park in Surrey and Kirky Lonsdale in Cumbria.

Resident Ellen Davis moved to the town nearly two decades ago.

She said it was no surprise Bridgnorth had been highlighted as the place to visit.

“I think it’s partly because it’s an unusual, beautiful place that is near cities like Birmingham and Wolverhampton and other big places like Telford, yet it’s got a great community and lovely atmosphere,” she said.

“It’s got a lovely old town hall and all sorts of unusual historic buildings, not to mention it has got High Town and Low Town which truly is like no other.

“I moved here about 19 years ago, I love living here and it was so lovely to see it receive recognition in a national paper.”

Bridgnorth was noted for its stunning views, historic railway and castle ruins.

The top six list states: “Charles I is thought to have called the view from Bridgnorth the finest in the kingdom.

“Split in two by the River Severn, residents are transported from High Town to Low Town by the Cliff Railway, the oldest and steepest inland electrical funicular in England.

“The ruins of Bridgnorth Castle lean at an angle of 15 degrees – four times the lean of the leaning tower of Pisa.”

Carvers Wolverhampton Half Marathon Events

The Wolverhampton Marathon has been part of the local scene since its original foundation in the 1980’s. There was a short period when it did not take place and then it was revived in 2002 by Carvers, to their great credit. This was our first year involved with this remarkable event and we were incredibly honoured to be asked to be one of the headline sponsors.

Huge credit goes to the Marathon Committee at Carvers, the marketing team at OLCO design and Vernon Dodd, The sponsors; The Grand Theatre, Banks Brewery and Paycare, all the support staff, the volunteers and the residence of Wolverhampton who filled West Park and lined the streets cheering on and supporting the participants. Without everyone pulling together and embracing the sense of Community the event wouldn’t have been the same.

Thankfully the sun was shining and the day ran perfectly, and more importantly the staff and their families that took part in some of the events managed to get into work on the Monday morning.

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Dianne Hennessy’s Retirement

After 24 years serving Eaton Estates and latterly Berriman Eaton, Dianne is retiring from the profession to spend more time with her family and assist in her daughters pet shop business in Kinver.

Dianne was part of the offices founding team in Wombourne and a most valuable part of the team with her breath of experience, mentoring the younger members of staff and ensuring that all systems run smoothly.

After such a long career, Dianne has been working with second and third generation local families for their house sale and purchases and will be sadly missed by all clients and staff that have worked with her. We wish her all the very best for a busy retirement!

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OPEN VIEWING THIS SATURDAY 13TH JULY 11AM-12PM

Malthouse Cottage, Stableford, Bridgnorth, WV15 5LS

A most enchanting Grade II Listed semi-detached country cottage having undergone modernisation works.

Standing in large gardens with a new detached garage, the two bedroom accommodation has potential to extend in this pretty location. (STPP).

GUIDE PRICE £380,000 – please call 01746 766499 if you would like to register an interest or arrange an appointment

For more information, please download the property’s brochure here.

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17 is the Magic Number!

Berriman Eaton has enjoyed another strong month of sales, including a hatrick of sales with house number 17, two in Bridgnorth and one in Highley!

One of the three properties, in Innage Crescent, attracted over 10 viewings in under a week and achieved well over the Guide Price using Best and Final Offers, proving that if you want the BEST POSSIBLE PRICE then Berriman Eaton are the agent for you.

If anyone in the Bridgnorth area is looking to move, then contact the local experts on 01746 766499 or email bruce@berrimaneaton.co.uk

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Landmark service anniversary for Carol Pilsbury

berriman eaton carol pilsbury25 YEARS!! We’ve celebrated this landmark service anniversary for CAROL PILSBURY.  Carol was presented with a Tiffany & Co silver bracelet at a lunch with Caroline and Nick.

Carol first worked for Eaton Estates in Wombourne in 1994 and has continued under Berriman Eaton to reach the highest length of service by any member of the team. Carol has been dedicated to her work and helped thousands of clients move for several generations.

“Carol has been such a great asset to the success of our business. Clients keep coming back or recommending us as they’ve loved the first class service and dealing with people that care, through what is often a stressful time”
Caroline Eaton.

Bridgnorth Food Bank

Berriman Eaton are delighted to have collected so many items for the local charity, Bridgnorth Food Bank – www.bridgnorthfoodbank.co.uk

The items vary from washing up liquids and baby wipes to boxes of chocolates and cereals. We would like to thank all of our staff and clients who have generously donated to a worthy cause.

The charity is always looking for donations so please visit their web site to discover how you can help! You can always follow the charity on Facebook at the following www.facebook.com/BridgnorthFoodBank

Wishing all of our clients a very Happy and Healthy New Year!

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