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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 Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton. Image: Google Street View

Firefighters called to kitchen fire at Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton

Firefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of the Green Dragon Inn at Little Stretton this morning.
Pret a Manger in Shrewsbury

Pret a Manger to close Shrewsbury store

Shrewsbury's Pret A Manger store is to close as the company restructures following operating losses due to coronavirus.
The estimated street value of the cannabis farm was £1.2 to 1.6 million. Photo: West Mercia Police

Arrest made in connection with cannabis farm at disused Shrewsbury nightclub

Police have arrested a man in connection with a cannabis farm found at a disused nightclub in Shrewsbury last year.
West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the incident. Photo: WMAS

Toddler suffers serious facial injuries after being knocked to the ground by cyclists in Telford

A toddler has been left with serious facial injuries after being knocked to the ground by two teenage cyclists in Telford.

Fire crews release casualty after car and bus collide in Shrewsbury

A casualty was released from a car following a collision involving a bus in Shrewsbury this morning.

Police motorcyclist injured after being struck by car

A police motorcyclist sustained minor injuries after he was struck by a car on the A458 between Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth yesterday.

Wife of North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson found dead

Rose Paterson, the wife of north Shropshire MP Owen Paterson, has been found dead at their family home near Ellesmere.

Bomb disposal experts called to Telford housing estate following discovery of suspected WWII device

A cordon was put in place on a Telford housing estate and army bomb disposal experts called after a suspected WWII explosive device was discovered last night.

Firefighters release three Telford teenagers locked in shipping container

Three teenagers were released by firefighters after becoming locked in a shipping container in Telford yesterday afternoon.

Report of man with machete at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital leads to armed police response

Police carried out a search of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital on Sunday following information that a man was thought to be in a vehicle in possession of a machete.

Appeal following dog attack in Whitchurch

Police are appealing for information after a small dog was attacked and a man suffered injuries to his hands during an incident in Whitchurch.

Two rescued from vehicle after flash flooding hits parts of Shropshire

Two people were rescued from a vehicle stuck in floodwater after heavy rain brought flash flooding to parts of Shropshire.