Police have charged a teenager with murder after a man died of injuries days after being assaulted in Telford.

Fire risks greater for elderly living alone in rural Shropshire

Older people who live alone in rural areas of Shropshire are most at risk of having a house fire, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Murder investigation underway after Telford assault victim dies

Police investigating a serious assault in Telford have launched a murder investigation following the death of the victim.
Young cyclists gather on the start line at Loton Park Hill Climb

Pedal power at Loton Park

An evening time trial for 30 junior members of Mid Shropshire Wheelers and Newport Cycling Club was held on the speed hill climb course at Loton Park Hill Climb near Shrewsbury.
Shifnal Cricket Club will stage Shropshire’s opening Unicorns Championship match of the season against Cheshire

Skipper Steve Leach excited by the start of Shropshire’s Championship campaign

Steve Leach believes Shropshire’s cricketers are capable of emerging as title challengers in the Unicorns Championships.
Marches LEP board members will be launching their annual report at the House of Commons. From left, Andrew Manning Cox, Frank Myers, Mandy Thorn, David Llewellyn, Paul Hinkins, James Staniforth, Sonia Roberts, Paul Kalinauckas and chairman Graham Wynn

Westminster summit to launch Marches LEP annual report

A top-level summit at the House of Commons will see the launch of this year’s annual report of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
River House in Shrewsbury that won Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home category at the West Midlands regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards

Shropshire architects float to victory with award winning riverside scheme

A firm of Shropshire architects has beaten off competition from across the Midlands to win a prestigious award.
Chris Kemp

Shropshire estate agents boost team in Ludlow

A leading Shropshire estate agent has taken on a new member of staff to meet an increasing demand for its services in the property market.
Morville Hall near Bridgnorth. Photo: John Melhuish

Rare chance to visit Morville Hall near Bridgnorth

Enjoy a rare chance to visit Morville Hall which will be open to visitors on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.
Adrian Monahan as John Aubrey. Photo: Andy Hughes

Extra dates added to The Wightman Theatre Company’s production of Brief Lives

Extra dates have been added to The Wightman Theatre Company’s production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland.
The Much Wenlock Festival has seen monumental success and support from people across Shropshire with each event bringing a flurry of people to the town

Closing weekend of Much Wenlock Festival set to be a sell-out success

As Much Wenlock Festival prepares to close its marquees’ doors for another year, the closing weekend is set to be a sell-out success.
Esther Wright, director of Fizz Festivals, organisers of Proms and Prosecco in the Park and Donna Hand, owner of Craft and Roll Ice Cream in Shrewsbury

Treats galore to be served up at Shropshire Proms

Organisers have pulled out all the stops to make sure all tastes are catered for at Newport’s Proms and Prosecco in the Park.
Festival organiser Debbie Glaze with sponsorship co-ordinator at The Wrekin Housing Trust, Laura White

Excitement builds for Broseley Festival

Excitement is building in Broseley as it prepares for its fourth annual festival weekend, thanks to support from The Wrekin Housing Trust.
Adrian Monahan as John Aubrey. Photo: Andy Hughes

Review: Brief Lives at The Wightman Theatre, Shrewsbury

Chris Eldon Lee reviews Brief Lives directed by Beverley Baker at The Wightman Theatre, Shrewsbury.
Offside, Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Women’s football takes centre stage at Theatre Severn

With Women's football now gaining in popularity and getting more attention, Offside is a play with lyrical dialogue, poetry, and punchy prose being performed at Theatre Severn.
Jack Earl and Jack Kirby with the 3 rosettes

College restaurant has the secret ingredient to success

For the third year running Shrewsbury Colleges Group restaurant, Origins, has secured a Highly Commended Rosette Award from the AA College Rosettes Scheme.
Ludlow Food Festival takes place in the grounds of Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Food Festival returns this September with stellar line-up

Ludlow Food Festival returns this September with a superb line-up of special guests alongside a huge range of top quality food and drink producers.
Alessio Dyfnallt, Cooper Green Pooks & Charlotte Nutting, FBC Manby Bowdler

Shrewsbury welcomes new bar as The Old Town Tap opens in Frankwell

Shrewsbury has welcomed a brand new bar to the Frankwell area of the town with the opening of The Old Town Tap.
Anthony Begley, Rachael Beith and Holly Turley of La Famiglia

A ‘Family Affair’ as new artisan pizzeria and bistro opens its doors in Albrighton

Albrighton’s culinary scene has been given a further boost this week, with an exciting new artisan pizzeria and family bistro opening for business.

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