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Martin Childs

Martin Childs is the Features writer at Shropshire Live. You can contact Martin by emailing martin.childs@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095.
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Big finish for the 90’s Revival weekly lockdown live shows

Two well known Shropshire DJ’s are bringing their Facebook live weekly 90's music sessions to an end with one last live party this Saturday.
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Telford key worker wins Shropshire farmhouse

A key worker has won a Shropshire farmhouse, valued at over half a million pounds after her prize draw ticket number was drawn live on Facebook today.
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Draw closes to win Shropshire farmhouse as tickets sell out in just two weeks

The prize draw to win Grafton Farmhouse, valued at over £600,000, has closed after tickets sold out in a fortnight.
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£2 ticket prize draw could win you a Shropshire farmhouse

A Shropshire couple is offering people the chance to win their farmhouse in a prize draw for just £2 a ticket, while raising money for Severn Hospice.
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New lease of life for Bayston Hill Services in Shrewsbury

Dobbies Island services in Shrewsbury has now fully reopened with a fresh new look, including Sainsbury’s to go, Subway and Burger King.
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Suspended sentence and ban for former Telford pizza takeaway owner

A former Telford takeaway owner that kept cooked chicken in a washing up bowl, surrounded by flies, has been sentenced in court.
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Shropshire Archives to hold behind the scenes event

Shropshire Archives holds a wealth of fascinating local information and this month is holding a special behind the scenes event.
Flood defences along the Wharfage in Ironbridge. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Shropshire Flooding: Severe flood warning issued for Ironbridge

A severe flood warning has been issued for Ironbridge, the River Severn could breach flood defences.
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Police issue warning over scam Amazon Prime calls

Police have issued a warning about calls purporting to be from Amazon Prime, after fraudsters steal over £1 Million from victims.
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Eight arrested as part of investigation into 45 burglaries

Police have arrested eight men as part of an investigation into 45 burglaries across Shropshire, Worcestershire and South Birmingham.

Man suffers life threatening injuries after Telford stabbing

A 27-year-old man has suffered potentially life threatening injuries after being stabbed in a Telford street.

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.