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Almost 7,000 potholes tackled across Shropshire in three months

More than 6,800 potholes and other defects have been repaired in the Shropshire Council area since the start of May 2021, latest figures show.

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Almost 7,000 potholes tackled across Shropshire in three months

More than 6,800 potholes and other defects have been repaired in the Shropshire Council area since the start of May 2021, latest figures show.
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Police stage cross-county crackdown targeting known criminals

Officers from Donnington Police Station in Telford spearheaded a day of action yesterday, targeting known criminals who travel across county borders to carry out their activities, as well as illegal vehicles and drivers.

COVID-19 cases rise rapidly across the county

Coronavirus cases in Telford and Wrekin have reached the highest number of weekly cases since the pandemic began as cases rise rapidly across the county.

Wrongly convicted former Post Office workers to receive interim compensation

Two former Post Office workers from Shropshire are to receive interim compensation up to £100,000 each after being wrongly convicted following glitches in software.

Lightmoor village to get new road safety measures

New road safety measures near Lightmoor Village School are set to be introduced, following an agreement between Telford and Wrekin Council, the Bourneville Housing Trust and Homes England.

Illicit tobacco products and cash seized from retailers in Shrewsbury and Oswestry

Illicit tobacco products and cash have been seized from a number of retailers in Shrewsbury and Oswestry.

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision near Hinstock

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Hinstock on Tuesday in which a 28-year-old motorcyclist died.

Grateful family present cheque for £12,000 to RJAH children’s ward

A grateful family have presented a cheque for £12,000 to the dedicated children’s ward at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital following a six-month fundraising campaign.

Police stage cross-county crackdown targeting known criminals

Officers from Donnington Police Station in Telford spearheaded a day of action yesterday, targeting known criminals who travel across county borders to carry out their activities, as well as illegal vehicles and drivers.
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Impressive performance secures victory for Shropshire CCC Academy over Herefordshire’s Development XI

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Academy side produced an impressive performance to emerge winners by 69 runs over Herefordshire’s Development XI in their latest 50-over friendly at Wrekin College.

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Coronavirus-hit businesses offered helping hand

Shropshire business owners who have fallen behind with tax payments as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic have been reassured that help is available.
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Apprentice duo boost charity workforce

A Shropshire charity has appointed two new members of staff thanks to the Government’s Kickstart jobs scheme.

Local outdoor company makes it their mission to improve Shropshire’s wellbeing

Local outdoor events company, Outwood Social, has made it their mission to improve the wellbeing of local people following a difficult year.

International recognition for Telford IT business

Telford based, data analytics consultancy, Purple Frog Systems Ltd have been awarded the status of Microsoft Gold Certified Partners.

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Local charity Climbing Out to hold fundraising hike

Shropshire based charity, Climbing Out, are calling for people to take part in their annual fundraising hike.
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Shrewsbury Comics Trail launches

A town-wide comic art trail has launched in Shrewsbury with nine pieces of comic art dotted around the town centre.
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Shrewsbury Castle alive with the sound of music

Shrewsbury Castle came alive with the sound of music as a Covid-capacity crowd enjoyed an evening’s entertainment provided by the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra.

Award-winning family rave returns to Shrewsbury

The Big Fish Little Fish crew are returning to Theatre Severn with their award-winning, critically acclaimed family rave for a 'Pirates & Mermaids' themed event on Saturday 7 August.

The Place – Telford to reopen its doors

The Place – Telford is reopening its doors this Saturday with a packed programme of live theatre starting once more.

Shrewsbury Comics Trail launches

A town-wide comic art trail has launched in Shrewsbury with nine pieces of comic art dotted around the town centre.
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Greggs open new shop in Shrewsbury

Greggs has created fifteen new jobs as it gets set to open its latest shop in Shrewsbury on Saturday.