Pedestrian dies following collision in Newport

A pedestrian has died following a collision involving a car in Newport yesterday evening.

Pedestrian dies following collision in Newport

A pedestrian has died following a collision involving a car in Newport yesterday evening.
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Enquiries are ongoing to trace the owner of the dog

Appeal after emaciated dog found abandoned on roadside in Albrighton

Police are working with the RSPCA to identify the owner of an emaciated dog found abandoned on a roadside in Albrighton.
David Stout

New Interim Chief Executive appointed at Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust has today announced David Stout as its Interim Chief Executive.
Madeley Library will re-open in its new premises on the ground floor of the refurbished Anstice Memorial Hall. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Madeley Library to move to new premises at the Anstice Memorial Hall

Madeley Library is to close this Saturday for three weeks before re-opening in its new premises on the ground floor of the refurbished Anstice Memorial.
Enquiries are ongoing to trace the owner of the dog

Appeal after emaciated dog found abandoned on roadside in Albrighton

Police are working with the RSPCA to identify the owner of an emaciated dog found abandoned on a roadside in Albrighton.
David Stout

New Interim Chief Executive appointed at Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust has today announced David Stout as its Interim Chief Executive.
Madeley Library will re-open in its new premises on the ground floor of the refurbished Anstice Memorial Hall. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Madeley Library to move to new premises at the Anstice Memorial Hall

Madeley Library is to close this Saturday for three weeks before re-opening in its new premises on the ground floor of the refurbished Anstice Memorial.

Fire service issues warning following spate of chimney fires

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care when using log burners and open fires, the warning follows a spate of chimney fires across the county.
Improvements to Dawley Park have centred on the bowling green area and children’s play area. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Dawley and Hartshill parks go for Green Flag status

Two more popular parks in Telford and Wrekin are going for Green Flag Awards for the first time.
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Tigers’ loss cuts lead at top

Hexagon Telford Tigers travelled to Hull on Saturday night to take on the Pirates in a NIHL National League game.

Match Report: Fleetwood Town 2 – 2 Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town relinquish their lead twice as they manage a 2-2 draw against Joey Barton’s Fleetwood.

Match Preview: Fleetwood Town V Shrewsbury Town

Sam Ricketts will be keen to ensure his players focus on league matters when they visit Joey Barton’s Fleetwood.
Beth Heath, director of fun for Shropshire Festivals, with, left, Simon Haddleton, The Shrewsbury Club’s director of tennis, and the club’s operations manager Richard Micklewright

World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament set to be a real festival of tennis

The Shrewsbury Club has teamed up with Shropshire Festivals to make this year’s World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament a real festival of tennis.

Tigers trail after first leg loss

Hexagon Telford Tigers travelled to Swindon on Thursday to take on the Wildcats in the semi final first leg of the NIHL National Cup.
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Business networking group to hear about future plans of Shropshire charity

A business networking group will be hearing about future plans for a Shropshire charity when the new chief executive gives a presentation at a meeting this month.
Teresa Boughey has been shortlisted for a Business Book Award

Local Diversity Expert named in Business Book Awards 2020 shortlist

A book written by a Shropshire businesswoman is shortlisted in the Business Book Awards 2020 in the ‘Exceptional Book that Promotes Diversity’ category.
Emma Chapman, Marches Growth Hub Shropshire manager

Expert help on hand to start your own business

A special full-day workshop to help anyone thinking of starting their own business is being held in Shrewsbury next month.
A special bear, of which only 300 will be available, will celebrate Merrythought’s 90th anniversary

90 years and still going strong for Shropshire-based Merrythought

Shropshire-based teddy bear manufacturer Merrythought is celebrating nine decades of business in 2020 with the launch of a limited-edition bear to kick off its 90th year.
Work has begun to create A world leading agri-tech hub on the edge of Newport. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Work begins on world leading agri-tech hub on the edge of Newport

Work has begun to create the infrastructure to support a world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub on the edge of Newport.
Jamie Edwards, CEO at Shrewsbury Town in the Community

Shrewsbury Town in the Community to launch ‘Challenge Yourself 2020!’

Shrewsbury Town in the Community are launching ‘Challenge Yourself 2020!’
Eddie has become the youngest scholar to be awarded the Georgia Williams Trust Scuba Diving Scholarship which he has now completed at just 10 years old

Telford schoolboy making ‘bubbles’ with charity scholarship

A Telford schoolboy is making ‘bubbles’ in the world of Scuba Diving after becoming the youngest person to be awarded a Junior Open water scuba Diving scholarship from a local charity.

Quiz night to raise funds for Shropshire charity

A top prize of a night at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Canary Wharf awaits the winner of the star raffle prize at a quiz night being held to raise funds for a Shropshire charity.
Goldstone Hall Gardens and Hotel

Goldstone Hall Country House Hotel and Garden chosen as partner garden by the Royal Horticultural Society

Goldstone Country House Hotel, near Market Drayton, has been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society as a Partner Garden for 2020.
Eccleshall Juniors kit at Archers Post in Northern Kenya

Shropshire based charitable appeal completes successful year

A Shropshire based charitable appeal that delivers ‘Aid through Football’ has completed another successful year.
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Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

Record-breaking success for Shrewsbury pantomime

Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn has confirmed that this year’s production of Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records.

Jack and the Beanstalk a giant success for The Place Telford

This season’s pantomime at The Place Telford, Jack and the Beanstalk, has been its most profitable and successful yet.
A film programme explores the diverse experiences of older LGBTQ folk from an array of backgrounds and cultures

LGBT+ History Festival to take place in venues across Shropshire

The fifth LGBT+ History Festival takes place in venues around Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin from 26 January to 5 March.
Drew Schofield of Morris and Company, Paul Kirkbright of University Centre Shrewsbury, Robin Brooke-Smith, Shrewsbury School Archivist, and Annabel Warburg of Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury Darwin Festival taking shape for February

Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books.
Dom Joly

Dom Joly to visit Telford and Shrewsbury as part of UK tour

Writer, broadcaster and comedian Dom Joly, best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV, is heading to Telford and Shrewsbury as part of his first UK theatre tour since 2011.
Salopian Brewery has collected 9 awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA

Salopian Brewery collects nine awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA

Salopian Brewery is celebrating after collecting nine awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA.
Adam Purnell, also known as The Shropshire Lad

Shropshire chef to appear on brand new television series

A Shropshire chef is due to appear on a brand new television show next week.