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Police today made an arrest in Telford after two young children were found alone in a street.
Changes to the plans include free Sunday parking in Frankwell. Photo: Google Street View

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet approves car parking changes

The first part of a new parking strategy by Shropshire Council including how and what it charges for parking has been approved by Cabinet.

Firefighters called to bedroom fire in Oswestry

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at a property in Oswestry this morning.
Martin Pearce for Halfway House shooting against the Telepost

Shrewsbury & District Air Rifle League: 1st round of the Match play Handicap Cup

In the first week back of the Shrewsbury & District Air Rifle League after the festive break, there were five matches between the ten teams in the league.
Energize has helped Evolution Rollerderby from Shrewsbury to secure more than £2,000 to buy new equipment

Energize looks back on year of change, milestones and progress

It’s been a year of significant change, major milestones and huge progress at Energize, the activity charity and county sports partnership.
Caroline Cattle (MBIG Programme Manager) & Robin East (Director, CMYUK)

Digital print specialist expands showroom and creates new jobs in Shrewsbury

CMYUK, the leading UK independent supplier of equipment to the large format digital printing market, has expanded its showroom and created new jobs in Shrewsbury.
FSP is focusing on expanding its export market after a 150% increase in overseas sales in 2017

EU market providing export boost for steel manufacturer

A Shropshire access and drainage cover manufacturer has seen a leap in overseas orders with more than double the demand for its products.
Kevin Diss, commercial business development manager, Reviive

Reviive to launch house clearance service at beginning of February

A Shropshire resale and recycling social enterprise is to introduce house clearances as part of its service next month.

Photo challenge to capture the best of Telford in its 50th anniversary year

Telford & Wrekin Council is inviting anyone interested in Telford 50 to capture the best of Telford and take part in a weekly photo challenge.

Fame 30th Anniversary tour to visit Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn

International smash hit Fame The Musical is bringing its new 30th Anniversary tour to Shrewsbury with eight performances taking place at Theatre Severn.

Get Your Wigle On to bring musical adaptation of classic film to Theatre Severn

Local musical theatre company Get Your Wigle On are busy in rehearsals for their next musical extravaganza, Sister Act at Theatre Severn.

Back to Bacharach to celebrate the music of Burt Bacharach at Oakengates Theatre

Back to Bacharach celebrating the music of Burt Bacharach is coming to Oakengates Theatre @ The Place on Saturday 17th February.
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Dr Ben Garrod

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Dr Ben Garrod at Theatre Severn

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Doctor Ben Garrod is heading to Theatre Severn on March 1st.

Telford and District Light Operatic Players to stage Made in Dagenham

Award-winning musical society TADLOP (Telford and District Light Operatic Players) is to stage Made in Dagenham during Telford's 50th anniversary year.
Sonia Sabri is one of the dancers who will be working with children through the Shrewsbury Folk Festival education outreach programme. Photo: Steven Oliver Photography

Festival project to inspire a new generation with traditional dance & music

Hundreds of schoolchildren across Shropshire are set to learn new music and dance skills in an education project being delivered by one of the country’s leading folk festivals.
Chris Jones and Eric Berill at St. Anne's Brewery

St. Anne‘s Brewery celebrates the New Year with launch of new beer

St. Anne's Brewery near Shrewsbury is celebrating the New Year with the launch of a new beer - Bad Bad Lea Cross Brown!
Pork schnitzel, one of the dishes on the January menu

New year menu is proving a big hit at The Orange Tree

The new year menu at Telford College’s on-site restaurant is proving a big hit with local diners.
The Great British Bake Off star Liam Charles who will headlining Newport Show’s Festival of Food in 2018

Bake Off fans’ favourite to be star guest at Newport Show

The fans’ favourite from this year’s Great British Bake Off will be heading to Shropshire in his first appearance in the county as the star guest at Newport Show next year.
Zac Harris at Wheatsheaf in Whitchurch

Whitchurch pub to host Boxing Day feast for Zac’s Christmas Miracle

A Boxing Day feast at a Whitchurch pub will help realise a Christmas miracle with a life-changing operation for a brave young local hero.
Phil and Susie Godsal, who co-own and run Iscoyd Park

Award-winning Iscoyd Park to host open weekend

The owners of award-winning wedding and private hire venue Iscoyd Park are hosting an open weekend at the end of the month.
John Hall with the Shropshire pen and pencil which are crafted from solid

Shropshire pen pays tribute to county craftsmen

An exclusive set of silver writing instruments has been developed in tribute to the work of Shropshire silversmiths.
Olivia Thomas (center)– new Choir Leader for Got 2 Sing Telford & Shrewsbury

Shropshire people invited to ‘sing in the new!’

Local choir leader Olivia Thomas is inviting the people of Shropshire to ‘sing in the new’ this January.
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