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Martin Childs is the Features writer at Shropshire Live. You can contact Martin by emailing martin.childs@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095.

First Shropshire patient receives convalescent plasma through coronavirus treatment trial

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has today announced that a patient has received blood plasma treatment in a coronavirus trial.

Covid risk as around 100 people attend unlicensed music event in Telford

Police in Telford dispersed around 100 people gathered at an unlicensed music event on Stafford Park during the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday.
The track at Kington damaged by heavy rainfall. Photo: Network Rail

Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Llandrindod Wells following storm damage to track

Buses are replacing trains between Shrewsbury and Llandrindod Wells following extensive damage to the line caused by extreme rainfall during the recent storms.
West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the incident. Photo: WMAS

Driver killed on A442 after collision near Waters Upton

A 48-year-old woman has died following a single-vehicle collision on the A442 near Waters Upton.
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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.
Grafton Farmhouse

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.
Grafton Farmhouse

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.
Grafton Farmhouse

£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.
Bayston Hill services - outside

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.
pizza takeaway in Telford

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.
Shropshire Archives - Facebook

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.