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Frankwell car park in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google Street View

Have your say on proposed Shropshire Council parking changes

A 12-week public consultation on Shropshire Council’s proposed new parking strategy has begun, with people being encouraged to have their say.
The A41 will have a 1.5 mile stretch shut south of Newport. Photo: Google Street View

Works set to close A41 south of Newport

A section of the A41 is set to be closed in both directions for a week while resurfacing works take place from Monday.

Two charged after police carry out drugs warrant in Shrewsbury

Two people have been charged with drugs offences after a warrant was executed at an address in Castlefields, Shrewsbury on Thursday.
Roger Coy (Roger Coy Partnership), Dr Mark Cowley (ListersGeo) and Tony Haighway (Wolf Watch UK)

Future secured for Shropshire wolf sanctuary

A Shropshire-based wolf conservation centre is planning to create a sustainable future thanks to help from a group of businesses.
HRH Princess Alexandra unveils a plaque during her last visit to The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital on 21 July 2011

Princess Alexandra to visit RJAH and Lyneal Trust today

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, is visiting Shropshire today.
Fran Robinson and Sarah Knowles with the Lonely Bouquets being left around Shropshire

Mystery of lonely bouquets appearing around Shropshire is solved

A mystery surrounding a series of posies in dressed jars that have been springing up at locations around the county has been solved.
Mayor of Ludlow, Cllr Paul Draper and Kim Skinner, Manager of the Foyer

Ludlow Foyer benefits from Mayor’s charity donation

The Ludlow Foyer is set to benefit from a donation of £4043.71 from Ludlow Town Council as the Mayor's Charity for 2016/17.

Overnight works to upgrade road markings at Junction 4 of M54

Work to upgrade road markings at junction four of the M54 will take place overnight tonight and tomorrow Friday 21 July.
Jeremy Corbyn with Kuldip Sahota during his June visit. Photo: Michael Longland Photography

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to visit Telford today

Jeremy Corbyn is in Telford today as part of a summer tour of marginal seats, part of the party's biggest ever campaign outside of an election.
Tilstock CE Primary School. Photo: Google Street View

Future of Tilstock CE Primary School no longer in the balance

The Marches Academy Trust has been chosen as the preferred sponsor for Tilstock CE Primary School following a decision made by RSC Headteacher Board.
Oswestry Watch Manager John Davies retires after a 33 year career as an on call firefighter

Oswestry Firefighter retires after 33 years

Oswestry firefighter John Davies has retired after a 33 year career with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

High demand at RSH and PRH A&E departments today

The A&E Departments at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford have today seen a rise in the number of people attending.

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Daniel Gibbons and Andy Doyle with their awards from 2016 including the Highly Commended award which they have retained for another year

Origins Restaurant at Shrewsbury College retains prestigious award

A Shropshire college’s commercial restaurant has retained its ‘Highly Commended’ Rosette award for a further twelve months.
Libby Gliksman has opened the Market Cookshop, in Shrewsbury Market Hall, as a boutique version of Oswestry’s famous Upstairs Downstairs

Upstairs Downstairs opens new cookshop at Shrewsbury Market Hall

A slice of “Britain’s Best Cookshop” has opened in Shrewsbury Market Hall as the daughter of a Shropshire cookware dynasty launches a new boutique version of the business.
Tanners Robert Boutflower collecting the award from Mark Calver, of sponsor Hatch Mansfield, (left) and Peter McCombie, MW (right)

Tanners wins ‘Oscar’ of the wine world

Tanners Wines is celebrating after scooping an award at this year's International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards.
Clare Walsgrove (Matron) and Carla Webster (Kaizen Promotion Office Facilitator) practice their cake baking skills ahead of the Shropshire Big Bake

Dust off your apron for The Shropshire Big Bake

It’s time to get your mixing bowls out and dust off your apron in preparation for The Shropshire Big Bake.

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