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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.

Witness appeal launched after 12-year-old boy is robbed in Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was robbed by three people, one of whom was in possession of a knife, in Telford.

Woman in her 90s has cash stolen during distraction burglary in Oswestry

Police are investigating after a woman in her 90s had cash stolen during a distraction burglary in Oswestry.

Firefighters called to car fire on A5 in Shrewsbury

Firefighters were called to a car fire near the Woodcote Roundabout on the A5 in Shrewsbury this morning.
The antlers of the deer became entwined in the wire fencing. Photo: RSPCA

Deer rescued after getting caught in fencing near Shrewsbury

A deer who was caught up in a fence has been rescued by the RSPCA after his antlers became entwined in the wire.

Police investigate car fire in Telford

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car parked in a Telford pub car park last night.
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Driver airlifted with serious injuries following collision on A41 at Tong

The driver of a car was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision on the A41 at Tong this afternoon.
The cast of Aladdin at Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn. Photo: Chris Pritchard

Theatre Severn pantomime Aladdin to take audiences on a magic carpet ride of fun

The cast of Aladdin at Theatre Severn has been unveiled as the venue prepares to repeat the success of last year's pantomime Mother Goose.
Firefighters work at the scene of the fire involving around 100 tonnes of hay. Photo: @SFRS_Wenlock

Firefighters called to fire involving 100 tonnes of hay at Leaton

Firefighters from stations across Shropshire were called to a fire involving around 100 tonnes of hay and a farm building at Leaton near Bomere Heath on Sunday.

Firefighters rescue person following fire in Sutton Hill

One person was rescued following a fire involving a property in Sutton Hill, Telford, late last night.

Casualty cut free following collision on A49 near Church Stretton

A casualty has been cut free from a vehicle and three others are reported to have been injured following a collision on the A49 near Church Stretton.

Firefighters called to house fire in Church Stretton

Firefighters were called to a fire at a house in Church Stretton this morning.

Warning issued to van owners following spate of tool thefts

Van drivers are being urged to remove tools from their work vehicles following a spate of thefts.