Shrewsbury Flooding: Severe warning in place, roads closed

The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for the River Severn at Shrewsbury, with a number of roads in and around the town closed.

Shrewsbury Flooding: Severe warning in place, roads closed

The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for the River Severn at Shrewsbury, with a number of roads in and around the town closed.
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Flood defences along the Wharfage in Ironbridge. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Ironbridge Flooding: Severe flood warning issued

Residents and businesses in Ironbridge and Jackfield are braced for more disruption as the River Severn rises with a peak of 6.4m to 6.8m expected on Tuesday.

Teenager charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Telford town park

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Telford last week.

Woman rescued from vehicle trapped in floodwater near Atcham

Firefighters were called to rescued a woman trapped in her vehicle in floodwater at Atcham near Shrewsbury this morning.
Flood defences along the Wharfage in Ironbridge. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Ironbridge Flooding: Severe flood warning issued

Residents and businesses in Ironbridge and Jackfield are braced for more disruption as the River Severn rises with a peak of 6.4m to 6.8m expected on Tuesday.

Teenager charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Telford town park

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Telford last week.

Woman rescued from vehicle trapped in floodwater near Atcham

Firefighters were called to rescued a woman trapped in her vehicle in floodwater at Atcham near Shrewsbury this morning.

Firefighters called to car fire in Shawbirch

Firefighters were called to a car fire which also damaged the outside of a property in Telford overnight.
The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for Shrewsbury

Shropshire Flooding: Severe flood warning issued for Shrewsbury

The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for Shrewsbury. The Severn may reach 5.2m, the highest since 2000.
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President Dale Benbow prepares to raise the club’s centenary flag with Captains Christine and Stuart Apperley

Centenary celebrations launched a Hawkstone Park

It was something of a triple celebration at Hawkstone Park when the historic golf club officially launched its centenary year celebrations.

Defeat for Telford Tigers against Hull Pirates

Hexagon Telford Tigers travelled to Hull on Sunday night for the second of back to back road games.
Jason Silverthorn heads to the bench after scoring for the Tigers. Photo: Steve Brodie

Tigers back to winning ways with crucial victory

Hexagon Telford Tigers travelled to Swindon on Saturday night for a top of the table clash with second placed Swindon Wildcats.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 1 – 0 Doncaster Rovers

Shrewsbury Town finally end their woeful league form as Dave Edwards nets the only goal of the game against Doncaster Rovers.

Match Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Doncaster Rovers

Shrewsbury Town begin a crucial double-header against Doncaster Rovers as they aim to turn their fortunes around.
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Emma Chapman, Marches Growth Hub Shropshire manager

Catch the Business Bus for expert EU Exit advice

Two of Shropshire’s leading business support organisations have joined forces to launch a new mobile meeting bus bringing expert advice to all parts of the county.
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Amna takes her first steps on the career ladder

A Shropshire law firm has taken on a new apprentice and given her the opportunity to take her first steps on the career ladder.
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New appointments for Wrekin Executive Team

The Wrekin Housing Group have made a double appointment welcoming Jan Lycett and David Wells to their executive team.
Sam Barnett, Employment Law Paralegal at Aaron & Partners, Keith Winter from Dyke Yaxley, and Hugh Strickland, Aaron & Partners’ Corporate Finance Partner

Aaron & Partners celebrate milestone year

Shrewsbury-based Aaron & Partners held its annual New Year Drinks event at Shropshire’s iconic Drapers Hall, to celebrate a record-breaking year for the firm.
Home Instead Shrewsbury celebrates being ‘Outstanding’

Local care company rated Outstanding by the CQC

Home Instead Senior Care Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Oswestry, has been described as providing the ‘gold standard’ of care in a Care Quality Commission report which has secured a highly coveted ‘outstanding’ rating.
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New local music charity receives its first donation

A new Oswestry-based local music charity has been grateful to receive its first donation of musical instruments.
Severn Hospice eBay store worker Lis Evans

Severn Hospice launches eBay shop

Bargain hunters can shop and support families without leaving their home after a charity’s eBay store opened to the world.
Chloe-Ann Manley

Shropshire teen named St John’s Cadet of the Year

A teenager from Shrewsbury has been named St John Ambulance’s Cadet of the Year for Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Charity ball organiser Kelda Wood and Debbie Humphries of Lanyon Bowdler

Inspirational charity ball tickets on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for a charity ball celebrating the achievement of young people who have been faced with a life-changing accident or illness.
Nicky Marcar from Salon Ten

Shropshire stylist at New York Fashion Week

A Shropshire hairdresser is jetting off across the Atlantic to style top catwalk models at New York Fashion Week.
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Shrek the Musical was performed by Get Your Wigle On at Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn

Review: Shrek the Musical at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn

Local musical theatre company Get Your Wigle On last week pulled out all the stops to bring Shrek the Musical to Theatre Severn.
Shropshire Kids Festival returns to the Telford International Centre in April

Shropshire Kids Festival returns to Telford International Centre

Shropshire Kids Festival is back at the Telford International Centre on the 10th and 11th April 2020.

Comedy Festival full weekend line up announced

The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused.
The company are pulling out all of the stops to stage this larger than life musical

Local cast brings Shrek the Musical to Theatre Severn

Local musical theatre company Get Your Wigle On are in the final preparations for their upcoming musical production of Shrek the Musical at Theatre Severn.

Legendary icon Sir Tom Jones to perform in Telford this summer

Legendary icon Sir Tom Jones is to perform at the QEII Arena in Telford Town Park on Sunday 28 June, as part of his summer Tour.
Adam Purnell, known as the Shropshire Lad will be demonstrating his unique cooking skills at Frestival in May. Photo: Jamie Ricketts

Star of Channel 4 show to headline Shropshire festival

The star of Channel 4 cookery programme Crazy Delicious will be headlining at a Shropshire festival specialising in free-from foods and those suffering with allergies.
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Phil Vickery to headline Shrewsbury Flower Show’s culinary stage

Phil Vickery, one of the nation’s favourite TV chefs, has been unveiled as the headline attraction for Shrewsbury Flower Show’s culinary stage this year.