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The latest Shropshire news updated throughout the day by the Shropshire Live newsdesk.

Investigations continue after man is attacked near Cleobury Mortimer

Police are continuing to investigate an attack on a 26-year-old man which happened on the A4117 near Cleobury Mortimer last month.
West Midlands Trains Ltd operates the West Midlands rail franchise. Photo: @westmidsrail

Council says delay of planned hourly train service is “regrettable”

Telford & Wrekin Council says it is “regrettable” that the introduction of the planned hourly train service as part of the new West Midlands Trains franchise has been delayed five months.
From left, Dawn Collins, Superintendent Radiographer; Sue Pierson; Senior Radiographer; Louise Arnold, Senior Radiographer; and Val Jones, Senior Radiographer; with the new CT scanner

New CT scanner set to bring benefits to patients at RJAH

A brand new, state-of-the-art CT scanner has been unveiled in the Radiology department at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.
A team from A-Plan Insurance in Shrewsbury will scale Snowdon

Shrewsbury firm scales Snowdon for The Hive

An intrepid team of hikers from A-Plan Insurance in Shrewsbury will scale Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, to raise money for a Shropshire charity.
Oil leaked from the engine of the tractor following the collision. Photo: @SFRS_CravenArms

Tractor and car collide on A49 at Marshbrook

The A49 at Marshbrook was closed on Sunday evening following a collision involving a tractor and a car.
The driver of one of the vehicles involved were released by firefighters. Photo: @BridgnorthCops

Driver airlifted to hospital following collision in Bridgnorth

A driver was cut free from their vehicle and airlifted to hospital following a collision in Bridgnorth this morning.

Shrewsbury’s Poundworld and Poundworld Plus stores to close

Poundworld in Shrewsbury town centre and Poundworld Plus at Meole Brace Retail Park are to close.
Pictured with Kimberley, her father, the Chief, PolFed Chair DC Sarah Cooper and PCC John Campion

Oswestry police officer awarded West Midlands Regional Police Bravery Award

An Oswestry police officer who saved the life of a stabbing victim while helping to detain the attacker has been awarded the West Midlands Regional Police Bravery Award.

Work begins to restore iconic Thomas Telford statue

Conservation work has begun on the iconic statue of Thomas Telford to mark 30 years since it’s unveiling and as part of Telford’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
Hats off to the new recruits: left to right (back row): Leonardo Silva, Alec Wright, Paul Barlow, James Fisher, Ricky Dumbrell, Ryan Talbot (front row): Gary Evans, John Pullen, Mark Bishton and Alex Mason

New firefighter recruits celebrated at “passing out” ceremony

New firefighter recruits in Telford and Shrewsbury were celebrated at a “passing out” ceremony after nine weeks of tough initial training.
The new mini bus offers a more comfortable ride and is more fuel efficient than larger vehicles

New mini bus trialled by Arriva in Telford

Arriva Midlands has joined forces with Telford & Wrekin Council to trial a new style micro ‘Sprinter’ bus on route 11 this summer.
The assault happened in Wellsfield in Woodside. Photo: Google Street View

Man in critical condition following assault in Telford

A 34-year-old man is in a critical but stable condition following an assault in the Woodside area of Telford last night.

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