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Shrewsbury man charged with murder

Shrewsbury man charged with murder

Posted 03/03/2015

A 45-year-old man from Shrewsbury has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a business premises on Christmas Eve.

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Unused public sector land will deliver over 1000 new homes in Shropshire

Enough unused public sector land has been released in Shropshire to build over 893 new homes in Telford & Wrekin and 380 in the Shropshire Council area.

Shrewsbury man charged with murder

Shrewsbury man charged with murder

A 45-year-old man from Shrewsbury has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a business premises on Christmas Eve.

Roumel Haylette

Man wanted in connection with rape in Wellington

West Mercia Police have released the image of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a woman in Wellington.

Entertainment

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V-Festival-2015

Calvin Harris and Kasabian to top the bill at V Festival 2015

Posted 02/03/2015

V Festival 2015, is pulling out all of the stops to celebrate 20 years since it opened its gates ‘96, unveiling an incredible home-grown line up.

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Luke Daniels

Acclaimed Folk musician Luke Daniels at Theatre Severn

Luke Daniels; who recently performed live on BBC Radio 2’s Folk Show With Mark Radcliffe, is to perform in Shrewsbury this Friday.

V-Festival-2015

Calvin Harris and Kasabian to top the bill at V Festival 2015

V Festival 2015, is pulling out all of the stops to celebrate 20 years since it opened its gates ‘96, unveiling an incredible home-grown line up.

Don Goodman, the former footballer who will be speaking at The Shrewsbury Club's dinner

Don Goodman to headline club’s dinner

Former footballer turned Sky Sports commentator Don Goodman will headline a sporting dinner at The Shrewsbury Club later this month.

Business News

First Aid Training

Shropshire businesses trained in vital first aid skills

Posted 02/03/2015

Shropshire businesses trained 85 people a month in vital first aid skills with St John Ambulance in 2014.

Martyn Rowlands, MD of Pipekit

Pipekit MD gains entry onto Aston Business School Programme

Posted 02/03/2015

Martyn Rowlands, MD of Pipekit, goes back to school this week, following his successful selection onto the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.

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Fashion students, Emma Higgs 17, Dan Green, 17, Bella May, 18 and Jess Inglis, 17

Creative students to open pop-up-shop in Shrewsbury

Posted 26/02/2015

Students from Shrewsbury College are encouraging members of the public to get creative next month and drop in to their pop-up arts and media shop in the town centre.

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Thomas Adams students and staff in Amsterdam

North Shropshire school hails Amsterdam trip a success

A school in north Shropshire has taken students on a trip to Amsterdam for the first time.

Simon Miles has one of the UK’s largest collections of Airfix models

Shrewsbury Airfix model-maker lands dream job

A man with a passion for Airfix models and an armada of over 1,000 plastic planes, ships and army vehicles, has landed his dream job at a toy shop in Shrewsbury.

Fashion students, Emma Higgs 17, Dan Green, 17, Bella May, 18 and Jess Inglis, 17

Creative students to open pop-up-shop in Shrewsbury

Students from Shrewsbury College are encouraging members of the public to get creative next month and drop in to their pop-up arts and media shop in the town centre.

Taste

Steak & Ludlow Ale Pie at the Crown Inn Hopton

The ‘pies the limit’ for two Shropshire Real Ale Pubs

Posted 27/02/2015

Shropshire enjoys it’s fair share of traditional pubs and artisan real ale breweries, but two landlords are battling it out for ‘top crust’ in the pie world.

Award winning Lancashire Cheese producer Sean Wilson

Sean Wilson to visit Whitchurch Farmers Market

Posted 27/02/2015

Award winning Lancashire Cheese producer Sean Wilson will be visiting Whitchurch Farmers Market on Saturday 7 March.

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Competitions and Offers

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Free Film Friday – The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Posted 27/02/2015

Fancy seeing The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel or another film at Cineworld Shrewsbury for free? Enter our Free Film Friday competition and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Lifestyle

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The children learn through fun activities, singing and reading

Telford nursery embraces foreign languages

Posted 26/02/2015

Children and babies as young as six months old who attend a Telford nursery chain are learning in French and Spanish.

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Kian Jones from Belvidere School in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury mother recalls shock of son’s Brain Tumour diagnosis

The life of one Shropshire family was turned upside down by the discovery of a cancerous tumour.

Jenny Ballantine, of Home Instead Senior Care, and public protection officers Paulina Poplawska and Debbie Cooper with some typical mailshot scams and the campaign booklet

Scam warning campaign to protect elderly in Shropshire

Public protection officers have joined forces with a home care company to spread the word about financial scams targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Shropshire.

The children learn through fun activities, singing and reading

Telford nursery embraces foreign languages

Children and babies as young as six months old who attend a Telford nursery chain are learning in French and Spanish.

 

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Detailed models of aircraft, cars, bikes, trucks and science fiction items will fill the museum hangars

Thousands of miniature models to be displayed at Cosford

The Shropshire Scale Model Show is set to take place at RAF Museum Cosford on Sunday 12 April.

 

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The Avro Vulcan XH558 is set to appear at the 2015 RAF Cosford Air Show. Photo: John Dibbs

Mighty Vulcan returns to RAF Cosford Air Show

One of Britain’s most iconic aircraft will be roaring over Shropshire on Sunday 14 June, in an appearance dedicated to Sir Jack Hayward.