Police forces work together in cross border operation near Bishop’s Castle

Two vehicles have been seized in a cross border operation between West Mercia Police and Dyfed-Powys Police.

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Police forces work together in cross border operation near Bishop’s Castle

Two vehicles have been seized in a cross border operation between West Mercia Police and Dyfed-Powys Police.
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Police appeal to pub-goers to enjoy this weekend sensibly and safely

West Mercia Police are appealing for those planning on heading to a pub to enjoy this weekend sensibly and safely, as restrictions are eased.

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Police appeal to pub-goers to enjoy this weekend sensibly and safely

West Mercia Police are appealing for those planning on heading to a pub to enjoy this weekend sensibly and safely, as restrictions are eased.

Survey rates RJAH best in the country for overall patient experience

Overall patient experience at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital is the best in the country – according to the findings of a major national report.

Telford play areas set to re-open with new safety guidelines

Play areas across Telford and Wrekin are set for a phased re-opening from Friday 10th July following new Government guidelines released this week.
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Hawkstone Park golf club event with League of Friends

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Shropshire Shufflers take on virtual challenges

Shropshire Shufflers host the annual Attingham Park Relays, which are going virtual for 2020.
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Cricket Academy Coach leads the way with training

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Former Shrewsbury Town midfielder will refuse to play

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mfg Solicitors has appointed partner and corporate law specialist Clare Lang as head of department

Shropshire law firm appoints new head of growing corporate team

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Co-founders of Codebreak Andy Rao and Joel Stone

Shropshire marketing agency creates podcast series

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Local electrical contractors help Shrewsbury’s homeless charity

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Shrewsbury drama group launches new online initiative

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Shropshire-based UK charity, the Field Studies Council, has launched its brand new 'Stay With Us', no frills, family breaks at 12 countryside locations including its Preston Montford property near Shrewsbury.
Rebecca Lyon, with the funded packs at the Challenging Perceptions Park Lane Centre, Telford

New £170K funding available for Shropshire Charities

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Letters in Lockdown initiative launched to get the nation writing

To mark personal lockdown experiences in years to come, three friends have joined together to create a not-for-profit initiative to get the nation writing.
The three brothers are undertaking a 200km journey in memory of their sister

Brothers take on fundraising cycling challenge in memory of sister

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Big finish for the 90’s Revival weekly lockdown live shows

Two well known Shropshire DJ’s are bringing their Facebook live weekly 90's music sessions to an end with one last live party this Saturday.
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Severn Valley Railway to hold virtual 1940s event

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The famous chip shop at Blists Hill Victorian Town

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