Police make arrests relating to ‘Courier Fraud’ in Shropshire

Police have arrested four people relating to ‘Courier Fraud’ in Shropshire after stopping a vehicle on the A5.

Police make arrests relating to ‘Courier Fraud’ in Shropshire

Police have arrested four people relating to ‘Courier Fraud’ in Shropshire after stopping a vehicle on the A5.
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Video: Demolition of Ironbridge cooling towers

Ironbridge and Shropshire now looks a little different after the successful demolition of the iconic Ironbridge cooling towers.
The Midlands Air Ambulance Photo: MAA Charity

Casualty cut free and airlifted to hospital after lorries and car collide in Shrewsbury

One person has had to be released using cutting gear and airlifted to hospital after two HGVs and a car collided this morning at Emstrey Roundabout.

Hospital inspection finds improvements in maternity services, but also areas of poor practice

A report out today says that maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has improved, but there was still areas of poor practice that the trust must address.

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Video: Demolition of Ironbridge cooling towers

Ironbridge and Shropshire now looks a little different after the successful demolition of the iconic Ironbridge cooling towers.
The Midlands Air Ambulance Photo: MAA Charity

Casualty cut free and airlifted to hospital after lorries and car collide in Shrewsbury

One person has had to be released using cutting gear and airlifted to hospital after two HGVs and a car collided this morning at Emstrey Roundabout.

Hospital inspection finds improvements in maternity services, but also areas of poor practice

A report out today says that maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has improved, but there was still areas of poor practice that the trust must address.
Emergency services at the scene of the collision. Photo: @OPUShropshire

Pedestrian dies following collision at Hilton near Bridgnorth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision involving a car at Hilton near Bridgnorth last night.
The former Ironbridge Power Station site. Photo: Harworth Group PLC

Demolition Day for Ironbridge cooling towers

The demolition of the former Ironbridge Power Station’s four cooling towers is set to take place this morning at 11am.

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Christmas Food 2019

Where to eat and party in Shropshire Christmas and New Year 2019

The festive season is upon us and if you are looking for somewhere in Shropshire, to eat, drink and party then here is our guide.
Christmas Time - Generic - Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

Christmas Events and Attractions in Shropshire 2019

Christmas is such a wonderful time in Shropshire and there is so much to see and do, here are some of the great events and attractions.
aico Inside open day

Aico’s new state of the art headquarters open day a big success

On Saturday 19th October, Aico, opened its new facilities to the local community, family and friends with hundreds of visitors.
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John Abrahams played for Lancashire from 1973 to 1988 before joining Shropshire

John Abrahams excited to return to Shropshire CCC as Director of Cricket

John Abrahams, who enjoyed playing for Shropshire County Cricket Club towards the end of his successful playing career, has been appointed as the club’s new Director of Cricket.
Shropshire’s ladies team face the camera at The Shrewsbury Club, from left: Hanna Cadwallader, Chloe Hughes, Holly Mowling (captain), Cheryl Evans, Sue Dunn, Sarah Willacy and Tamzin Pountney

Newcomers impress for Shropshire at LTA’s Winter County Cup

Captain Holly Mowling hailed the newcomers introduced to the Shropshire ladies side at the LTA’s Winter County Cup - while Alex Parry, captain of the men’s team, insisted his side will come back stronger following a challenging weekend.
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Who is Shrewsbury Town’s new signing Ousmane Fane?

Prior to the EFL Trophy clash on Tuesday evening, Shrewsbury Town announced the signing of Ousmane Fane – we profile the Frenchman.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 1 – 1 Manchester City U21 (5-6 on pens)

Shrewsbury Town are out of the EFL Trophy after succumbing to a penalty shootout defeat against a vibrant Manchester City outfit.
Cricketers in action at Ellesmere College

Hat trick for college with new national cricketing accolade

A Shropshire college has been named in the top 100 senior schools for cricket in the UK for the third year running.
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Anton Gunter, Managing Director at Global Freight Services Ltd

International trade expert welcomes boost in non-EU trade for UK

A Shropshire shipping company has welcomed new figures which show a boost in non-EU trade for UK firms.
Members of the PBS Creative team

PBS Creative support local Christmas Smile charity

Local software development company, PBS Creative, are spreading a little magic dust this Christmas and donning their Elf hats to support local charity, a Christmas Smile.

Shrewsbury agency supports Shingler Group into the New Year

Source in Frankwell, Shrewsbury have supported Shingler Group in bringing their new office space to life with a variety of bespoke signage and graphics.
Brian Evans, managing partner and head of the agricultural team at Lanyon Bowdler

Shropshire law firm wins plaudits for cyber security

A Shropshire law firm has been recognised for its work to protect its computer systems and data from online security threats.
Kevin Guerin, Suzie Guerin, Iseabeul Guerin

New business to deliver Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy

A family from Ironbridge are launching a new business in the county which will deliver Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy.
Members of the RJAH Physimo team with Karl Mcguire, Healthcare Assistant, at the end of Movember

Hospital heroes raise mo-ney for men’s health charity

Staff at Shropshire’s specialist orthopaedic hospital have let their moustaches run wild throughout Movember – all in a bid to raise money and awareness.
Sarah Thomas Signal Volunteer and Peer Support Coordinator

Tinnitus support groups from Shropshire hit the Gold Standard

Tinnitus support groups which meet in Shrewsbury and Telford have become two of the first groups in the country to be awarded the Gold Standard for tinnitus support groups by the British Tinnitus Association.
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Robyn helps illuminate The Beeches at Christmas

For the first time in ten years Christmas will be coming to a former Ironbridge hospital, which has been transformed into luxury homes.
The first Advent window, inspired by the carol “O Come All Ye Faithful” was unveiled at The Wheatsheaf

Frankwell turns into giant Advent Calendar this Christmas

Feeling festive? You can’t get more Festive than joining in with the Frankwell Advent Windows, which sees 23 businesses and a church in Frankwell turn in to one giant Advent Calendar!
James and Gabrielle Service

Stone House Gallery to open in Ludlow

The new Stone House Gallery located at Old Stone House, Corve Street in Ludlow will open to the public on 6 December.
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The festival has four main music stages, a dance tent, children and youth festivals, workshops, a craft fair, food village, real ale, cocktail and gin bars and on-site camping and glamping. Photo: Drone Rangers

Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2020: First names revealed as tickets go on sale

The first names on the line up of next year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have been confirmed as 2020 tickets go on sale.
Canadian iconoclast Tom Stade

Canadian iconoclast Tom Stade to perform at Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show

Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s 2020 Gala Show is now on sale at the Theatre Severn Box Office and organisers have announced the first act.
Albert's Shed Southwater Outside Sign

Take a look inside the new Albert’s Shed at Southwater, Telford

Shropshire Live went for a peek around the new Albert’s Shed, which has now opened at Southwater, Telford.
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Dr Who writer and author Jason Arnopp to thrill audiences at Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

A Dr Who writer and acclaimed horror thriller author will be giving at talk at this year’s Shrewsbury Festival of Literature on Sunday.

Hot air ballooning legend to appear at Wellington Orbit!

A community cinema in Wellington is going to be hosting a very special evening, in line with the first screening of a film with local interest.
Christmas Food 2019

Where to eat and party in Shropshire Christmas and New Year 2019

The festive season is upon us and if you are looking for somewhere in Shropshire, to eat, drink and party then here is our guide.
Pictured at the Curry Life Awards 2019 are Mr Adam Shaw, Journalist Broadcaster, Matt Bushby, The UK Director of Marketing for Just Eat, Mr Zillur Rohman, Taj Uddin, Mahim Uddin, Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer and Cathy Newman, Journalist and Broadcaster

Mahim Shrewsbury wins ‘best’ takeaway at national Curry Life Awards

An Indian takeaway in Shrewsbury has been crowned one of the best takeaways in the UK, after winning a top prize at the Curry Life Awards in London.
Telford Christmas Market

Telford Christmas Market returns with even more festive cheer

Telford & Wrekin Council is delighted to welcome back the ever popular Christmas Market which will once again be in Southwater during the lead up to Christmas.
Pheasant at Neenton - Wild Mushrom Starter

The Pheasant at Neenton is the perfect setting to celebrate this festive season

Where better to celebrate this festive season than with a warm welcome at The Pheasant at Neenton? Discover some of the best food in Shropshire, with excellent wines and local real ales.
Hencote, Shrewsbury

A sparkling Christmas and New Year at Hencote

Set against the backdrop of the South Shropshire hills, The View at Hencote, Shrewsbury feels like a living postcard.