Armed police called to incident at Tesco Extra, Shrewsbury

Armed Police attended an incident at Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury on Saturday afternoon, following reports of a man on the roof of the store with a firearm.
Armed police at the scene of the incident at Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury. Photo: Chris Pritchard / Shropshire Live

Armed police called to incident at Tesco Extra, Shrewsbury

Armed Police attended an incident at Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury on Saturday afternoon, following reports of a man on the roof of the store with a firearm.
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Emergency services called to river rescue in Shrewsbury

Emergency services were called to the River Severn in Shrewsbury in the early hours of Saturday morning after a man was in the water.

Man arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized

A 26-year-old man was yesterday arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized following an investigation by police.
The Barclays bank branch on Market Street in Oakengates will close in April. Photo: Google Street View

Barclays bank to close Oakengates branch in April

Barclays bank in Oakengates is to close following a decline in the number of customers using the branch.

Emergency services called to river rescue in Shrewsbury

Emergency services were called to the River Severn in Shrewsbury in the early hours of Saturday morning after a man was in the water.

Man arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized

A 26-year-old man was yesterday arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized following an investigation by police.
The Barclays bank branch on Market Street in Oakengates will close in April. Photo: Google Street View

Barclays bank to close Oakengates branch in April

Barclays bank in Oakengates is to close following a decline in the number of customers using the branch.
Firefighters at the scene of the fire on Whitchurch Road in Shrewsbury

Firefighters tackle fire involving waste at Shrewsbury fish bar

Firefighters were called to a fire involving waste fat at a fish bar in Shrewsbury on Thursday evening.

Inquiry into maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust looking at 900 cases

An independent inquiry into maternity care failings at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust is investigating around 900 cases.
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Match Preview: Fleetwood Town V Shrewsbury Town

Sam Ricketts will be keen to ensure his players focus on league matters when they visit Joey Barton’s Fleetwood.
Beth Heath, director of fun for Shropshire Festivals, with, left, Simon Haddleton, The Shrewsbury Club’s director of tennis, and the club’s operations manager Richard Micklewright

World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament set to be a real festival of tennis

The Shrewsbury Club has teamed up with Shropshire Festivals to make this year’s World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament a real festival of tennis.

Striker Lenell John-Lewis leaves Shrewsbury Town

Lenell John-Lewis has left Shrewsbury Town after the club opted not to renew his expired contract.
Adam Metcalf, who represented GB at the 2019 European Junior Championships and Pia Murray, who competed at the latest World Junior Championships

Titans trio in Swim England squad

Ellesmere College swimmers feature strongly in the latest Swim England international squad for a prestigious competition in France.

FA Cup Replay Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 1 – 0 Bristol City

Shrewsbury Town secure a dream tie against six-time European Champions Liverpool as they dump Championship opposition out of the cup.
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Work has begun to create A world leading agri-tech hub on the edge of Newport. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Work begins on world leading agri-tech hub on the edge of Newport

Work has begun to create the infrastructure to support a world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub on the edge of Newport.
Clarissa Pritchard is the latest commercial property specialist to join Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

Growth in demand for commercial property services at law firm

A Shropshire law firm has expanded its commercial property team as demand grows across all of its offices - from Oswestry and Telford to Ludlow and beyond.
Helen Stones and Leah Wilkinson of Barclays

Wellington networking event planned

The latest in a series of networking events in Wellington is planned for later this month.
Between them Pedro Lagos, Clara Lagos, Lucy Capener and David Shakespeare have provided 125 years’ service

Party planned for long-serving staff members at Shropshire hotel

A Shropshire hotel is planning a party in honour of four long serving members of staff who have provided 125 years of service between them.
Norman handing over money to the Severn Hospice after completing the London to Paris bike ride

Gruelling Gemini challenge pays tribute to Shropshire businessman

A sport-mad Shropshire businessman who died last year is to be honoured and remembered this month when two of his close friends take on one of the UK’s most gruelling endurance challenges.
Eddie has become the youngest scholar to be awarded the Georgia Williams Trust Scuba Diving Scholarship which he has now completed at just 10 years old

Telford schoolboy making ‘bubbles’ with charity scholarship

A Telford schoolboy is making ‘bubbles’ in the world of Scuba Diving after becoming the youngest person to be awarded a Junior Open water scuba Diving scholarship from a local charity.

Quiz night to raise funds for Shropshire charity

A top prize of a night at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Canary Wharf awaits the winner of the star raffle prize at a quiz night being held to raise funds for a Shropshire charity.
Goldstone Hall Gardens and Hotel

Goldstone Hall Country House Hotel and Garden chosen as partner garden by the Royal Horticultural Society

Goldstone Country House Hotel, near Market Drayton, has been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society as a Partner Garden for 2020.
Eccleshall Juniors kit at Archers Post in Northern Kenya

Shropshire based charitable appeal completes successful year

A Shropshire based charitable appeal that delivers ‘Aid through Football’ has completed another successful year.
Luke Millington from Telford thanks everyone for their support

Luke smashes goal to fund care for more seriously ill children

A young lad who is leading a Christmas fundraising campaign for Hope House and Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices is celebrating smashing his £50,000 goal.
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Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

Record-breaking success for Shrewsbury pantomime

Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn has confirmed that this year’s production of Aladdin has broken all previous Box Office records.

Jack and the Beanstalk a giant success for The Place Telford

This season’s pantomime at The Place Telford, Jack and the Beanstalk, has been its most profitable and successful yet.
A film programme explores the diverse experiences of older LGBTQ folk from an array of backgrounds and cultures

LGBT+ History Festival to take place in venues across Shropshire

The fifth LGBT+ History Festival takes place in venues around Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin from 26 January to 5 March.
Drew Schofield of Morris and Company, Paul Kirkbright of University Centre Shrewsbury, Robin Brooke-Smith, Shrewsbury School Archivist, and Annabel Warburg of Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury Darwin Festival taking shape for February

Plans are well under way for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival in 2020 - which will include a rare chance to see some of Darwin’s original letters and books.
Dom Joly

Dom Joly to visit Telford and Shrewsbury as part of UK tour

Writer, broadcaster and comedian Dom Joly, best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV, is heading to Telford and Shrewsbury as part of his first UK theatre tour since 2011.
Salopian Brewery has collected 9 awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA

Salopian Brewery collects nine awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA

Salopian Brewery is celebrating after collecting nine awards from the West Midlands Branch of CAMRA.
Adam Purnell, also known as The Shropshire Lad

Shropshire chef to appear on brand new television series

A Shropshire chef is due to appear on a brand new television show next week.