West Mercia Police is investigating a serious sexual assault which took place in Stirchley, Telford yesterday.

Witnesses sought to fatal collision near Shrewsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision involving a car and motorbike which happened near Shrewsbury on Saturday.
Barclays have announced their intention to close the branch. Photo: Google Street View

MP challenges Barclays over Craven Arms bank closure decision

South Shropshire MP Philip Dunne has criticised the decision by Barclays to close their branch in Craven Arms, the last bank branch in the town.

Shrewsbury Town loan Ebou Adams from Norwich City

Shrewsbury Town are wasting little time in recruiting new players, as they take youngster Ebou Adams on loan from Norwich City until January.

Shrewsbury Town sign defender Zak Jules from Championship Reading

Shrewsbury Town have completed their fifth signing of the post-season, as highly rated defender Zak Jules signs a two-year deal.
Entrepreneurs Mike (left) and Ben Dyer with Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis holding a pencil case manufactured to a design from pupils and sold in shops

Shropshire Pupils in “X Factor” Business Finals

Eleven Shropshire schools are competing in the final of UK's largest ever enterprise challenge being held in the county.
Financial expert Mark Parry-Jones and style consultant Sally Inkster

New appointments for thriving networking group

A thriving Shropshire networking group has appointed two new ambassadors to help lead the next stage of its development.
Clive Knowles - Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre, Michael Stoddart – SYST Trustee, Rupert Kenyon-Slaney – SYST Trustee, Robert Whitmore – SYST Trustee, Richard Nuttall – SYST Business Centre Manager, Robert Bland – SYST Chairman, Richard Clowes – SYST Trustee, Mike Paul – SYST, Alison Dixon – SYST Trustee, Chris Johnson – SYST Trustee, Rob Hughes SYST Trustee

North Shropshire Gets Youth Entrepreneurial Hub

The Shropshire Youth Support Trust has launched a new Youth Entrepreneurial Hub in Oswestry.
Carnival King and Queen, Jake Forsyth and Layla Swain

West Felton gears up for Carnival

A fun-packed spectacular is once again set to hit the streets of West Felton on Sunday 16 July 2017.
Steampunk Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town to host its first Steampunk Weekend Festival

Steampunks and their friends are invited to Blists Hill Victorian Town for its first ever Steampunk Festival.
Adam Henson

Farmer and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson heads to Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn

Famous farmer and steadfast Sunday evening TV favourite Adam Henson is heading to Theatre Severn in September.
Oakmeadow School headmistress Carla Whelan spreads the word about the circus

Oakmeadow School to welcome big top Circus

Happy’s Circus will visit Oakmeadow School in Bayston Hill, near Shrewsbury, on July 1 to raise money for Oakmeadow PTA.
This year’s event will have a Cold War flying theme with model aircraft including a 20ft Vulcan bomber

Modellers gear up for flying weekend at RAF Museum Cosford

The Large Model Aircraft Rally is returning to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month for a weekend of spectacular flying displays.
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men on stage performing The Comedy of Errors. Photo: Jack Offord

The Comedy of Errors comes to Dudmaston

Beautiful surroundings are set to add to the magic of Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity when The Comedy of Errors comes to Dudmaston in Shropshire next month.
Marcus Bean

Marcus Bean to headline demo stage at Cosford Food Festival

TV Chef Marcus Bean is to headline both days on the demo stage at the annual Cosford Food Festival at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford.
Launching the Summer Wine Party are, from left, Elodie Home, Naomi Hart, Olivia Britton and Mark Stevens

Vineyard preview for county wine lovers

A new vineyard and retreat is set to open its gates for guests to get a sneak preview of the unique and productive project as it unfolds.
James Evans and Harry Wyatt outside House of Grain

Shrewsbury restaurant ready to thrive again

A restaurateur who moved away to study has returned to his hometown to take on an iconic building.
Pictured from left, Ian, Elizabeth and Declan Christian outside the Plume of Feathers

New managers at popular Shropshire bar and restaurant

A family who have taken over management of a popular Shropshire bar and restaurant aim to build on its reputation and expand its services.
Ken and Antonia Johnston who live in Ibiza got married in Shropshire. Photo: Phil Nock Photography

Shropshire’s countryside tops Ibiza’s beaches for wedding venue

A bride and groom left the sunny beaches of Ibiza to travel to the Shropshire countryside and say ‘I do’.
Big Little things will be holding flower arranging workshops in June. Photo: Indie Love Photography

Telford florist announce workshops in the run up to British Flower Week

A Telford florist and gift shop have launched a program of flower arranging workshops in the run up to British Flowers Week.
Tracey Turner with model Marie Phillips

TCAT hairdressing students are at the cutting edge

The annual hairdressing competition at Telford College of Arts and Technology was another triumph of style, colour and creativity.


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