Owen Attends the Whitchurch Food and Drink Festival

Mr Paterson opened the Whitchurch Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 31st May at the new refurbished Whitchurch Civice Centre. The festival featured 80 stalls offering food and drink from all across Shropshire.

Owen Praises Local Farmer's Environmental Work

Mr Paterson attended a visit organised by Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) to Higher Kempley Farm nr Whitchurch, which allowed the Secretary of State to discuss farmer Paul Griffiths’ environmental efforts with the CFE local liaison group. 

Owen Opens Whitchurch Civic Centre

The Whitchurch Civic Centre was opened by MP for North Shropshire Owen Paterson, mayor of Whitchurch Rob Hewson, Shropshire Councillor Gerald Dakin, and Shropshire Council Commissioning manager Neil Willcox

Owen Visits the Mondelēz Chocolate Factory in Chirk

On 9 May 2014, Rt Hon Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire and Secretary of State for DEFRA, visited the Mondelēz International Chirk site to see the processing of cocoa beans and learn more about the organisation’s apprenticeship programme.