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Chris Pritchard

Chris Pritchard is editor of Shropshire Live and lives in Shrewsbury. You can contact Chris by emailing chris.pritchard@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095.
The entrance to Raven Meadows Car Park in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google

Safety barrier replacement work to begin at Raven Meadows multi-storey car park

Work is due to begin today to replace safety barriers at Raven Meadows multi-storey car park in Shrewsbury.

Van driver airlifted to hospital following collision near the Wrekin

A driver was released from a van by fire service personnel and airlifted to hospital following a collision near the Wrekin this morning.
The cannabis plants were discovered growing at a home in Shrewsbury. Photo: @ShrewsburyCops

Two arrested after cannabis farm found at house in Shrewsbury

Two people were arrested today after a large amount of cannabis was found growing at a property in Shrewsbury.

Car and coach collide in Bridgnorth

Emergency services were called to a collision involving a car and a coach in Bridgnorth yesterday evening.

Dog grooming products stolen during burglary in Prees

Police are investigating after dog grooming products were stolen during a burglary at a business in Prees.

Firefighters search River Severn in Shrewsbury after report person was in the water

Firefighters carried out a search of the River Severn in Shrewsbury today after a person was reported to be in the water.

Shropshire Council car parking machines affected by O2 data outage

Shropshire Council car parks are unable to accept card payments today due to the ongoing 02 data network outage.
Refurbishment work is due to begin on the Dana Footbridge in Shrewsbury. Image: Google Street View

Work to begin on Dana footbridge refurbishment

Work to refurbish the Dana Footbridge in Shrewsbury will begin on Friday 14 December, with the bridge closing to pedestrians.

Firefighters called to fire involving wood burning stove near Bishop’s Castle

Firefighters were called to a fire involving a wood burning stove at a home near Bishop's Castle last night.
The stars of Mother Goose take to the Theatre Severn stage

Review: Mother Goose at Theatre Severn

This year's Theatre Severn pantomime Mother Goose is underway and already delighting packed audiences.

West Mercia Police launch annual Christmas drink-drive crackdown

West Mercia Police has launched its annual enforcement campaign to raise awareness of the issues around drink and drug driving.

Police investigate robbery at Co-Op store in Oakengates

Police are investigating following a robbery at the Co-Op store on Limes Walk in Oakengates last night.

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