Four people rescued from River Severn in Bridgnorth

Four people have been rescued from the River Severn in Bridgnorth this morning after getting into difficulty whilst kayaking.

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Four people rescued from River Severn in Bridgnorth

Four people have been rescued from the River Severn in Bridgnorth this morning after getting into difficulty whilst kayaking.
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Drug dealer jailed after being caught dealing in Shrewsbury street

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Mrs Dean Harris, High Sheriff of Shropshire

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Drug dealer jailed after being caught dealing in Shrewsbury street

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Mrs Dean Harris, High Sheriff of Shropshire

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Back to business with record sales for Shropshire manufacturer

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Inside Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Photo: Shropshire Council

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