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Peter Tripp (bottom right), murdered his wife Belen at their home in Telford last November

Telford man sentenced to 13 years in prison for killing his wife

A Telford man was today sentenced at Stafford Crown Court to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife.
The tree fell across the front of the car. Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Man dies days after tree falls on car during Storm Doris

A passenger who was travelling in car which was struck by falling tree on the A49 near Church Stretton, during Thursday's Storm Doris, has died.
Sgt Evans with Ivy

Retiring police dog handler could be separated from faithful Ivy within days

A petition calling for West Mercia Police to reverse its order to separate Sgt Evans from his faithful Malinous-German Shepherd cross ‘Ivy’ has gained over 80,000 signatures.
Chairman of The Wrekin Housing Trust board Steve Jones (back left) with Wrekin Housing Trust managing director, Wayne Gethings, Lovell regional managing director Stuart Penn and the Mayor of Shrewsbury Cllr Ioan Jones

Handover ceremony marks completion of £9.5m Shrewsbury independent living apartments

Apartments for local over-55s in Shrewsbury have officially been handed over by developer Lovell to The Wrekin Housing Trust.
The incident happened on the junction with Beacalls Lane and the Dana foot bridge. Photo: Google Street View

Man injured with bladed item during assault in Shrewsbury

Police are appealing for information following an assault which is believed to have taken place on Beacalls Lane in Shrewsbury early this morning.

Police make three arrests following march and demonstration in Telford

Police have arrested three men who belonged to a counter protest group following a march and demonstration by Britain First in Telford today.

Couple found dead inside derelict property in Oswestry

An investigation is underway by police after two people were found dead at a derelict property in Oswestry.

Person suffers smoke inhalation and flash burns in Ludlow house fire

One person suffered smoke inhalation and flash burns following a house fire in Ludlow this morning.
Kate King and Andy Boddington near the busy A49 in Dorrington

Local representatives call for greater priority for safety on Shropshire’s roads

Local representatives are calling for a greater priority for safety on the roads of Shropshire where traffic speeds are above the national average.

Shrewsbury town centre McDonald’s to close today

McDonald's in Shrewsbury town centre is set to close later today after 34 years of trading.
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Britain First and Unite Against Fascism protests to take place in Telford today

A protest by Britain First and a counter protest by Unite Against Fascism will take place in Telford today.

Death of woman confirmed following bungalow fire in Bucknell

A woman has died following a fire involving two bungalows in Chestnut Meadow, Bucknell early this morning.

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Ben and Jake Watson at the WheatSheaf, Whitchurch

Food, Glorious Food is Elementary for Watson Brothers at Wheatsheaf

Food is back on the menu at a historic Shropshire pub which has undergone a major refurbishment.
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Amateur cooks required for new Gordon Ramsay ITV show

World-renowned chef and global television star Gordon Ramsay is to front a new ITV daytime cookery series and the production team is looking for contestants.
Damian Wawrzyniak will bring his Polish Feast to Shrewsbury next month

TV chef Damian Wawrzyniak to bring national food tour to Shrewsbury

TV chef and ambassador for Polish cuisine in Great Britain, Damian Wawrzyniak will bring his Polish Feast to Shrewsbury next month.
The vineyard won a Commended Award for their 2015 ‘Shropshire Lady’ Dry white wine

Shropshire Vineyard picks up award at International Wine Competition

Shropshire's Kerry Vale Vineyard is celebrating after winning their third award in an International Wine Competition.


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