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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.
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County Lines: Arrests made in Oswestry and Merseyside

Five people in Oswestry and nine people in Merseyside have been arrested in raids in a police operation to disrupt the supply of drugs to the county.

Shrewsbury Academy placed in special measures following Ofsted inspection

A Shrewsbury school has been placed in special measures after Ofsted inspectors found it to be inadequate.

Future Fit: Trust Board reaffirms commitment as independent panel visits

The Independent Reconfiguration Panel is this week visiting Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to scrutinise Future Fit plans, as the trust’s Board of Directors reaffirms their commitment to the plan.
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Google visits School in Shrewsbury as part of online safety campaign

Children at Leighton Primary School in Shrewsbury had a visit from internet giant Google to bring awareness of staying safe while online.

Man wounded in what police describe as ‘a nasty incident’ in Dawley

A street in Dawley was cordoned off this morning following an incident which has left the victim with head injuries and a suspected stab wound.
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Development work starts at Shrewsbury’s former Prison

Work has begun at Shrewsbury's former Prison, home of Jailhouse Tours, as phase one of the development plan goes ahead.
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Dickinson’s Real Deal heads to Telford

David Dickinson and his team from ITV's hit antiques show, Dickinson's Real Deal, will be heading to Telford on Saturday 27 April.
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Shropshire Fire service called to help cows stranded in a canal

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been attending an animal rescue in Market Drayton involving reports of two cows stuck in the canal.

Pedestrians seriously injured in Gobowen collision

A man and a woman have been airlifted to hospital after being seriously injured following a collision involving a van in Gobowen this morning.
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Clinicians head to India and Dubai in bid to recruit A&E doctors

As the urgency to recruit new A&E doctors at Shropshire's two main hospitals continues, a team are heading overseas in a recruitment drive.
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Global warming action group presses for Shrewsbury Town Council to declare a Climate Emergency

Members of the local arm of global warming action group are urging Shrewsbury Town Council to pass a motion calling for the declaration of a climate emergency.
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Leading UK games retailer GAME returns to Shrewsbury

GAME, the UK's leading games retailer, is to return to Shrewsbury after a six-month absence from the town.