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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.
Development work has begun at Shrewsbury Prison, photo of outside with scaffolding erected.

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.

Two arrested after armed police raid Oswestry town centre flat

Armed police have arrested two people for firearms offences after raiding a flat in Oswestry town centre.

Man suffers injuries in Telford car robbery

A man has sustained injuries after being attacked by two men with a bladed object in Telford, who then stole his car.

Motorcyclist dies in collision near Whittington

A motorcyclist has died, despite efforts from the public to administer CPR, following a collision near Whittington.
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Nearly £4m awarded to improve safety on dangerous Shropshire road

Shropshire Council has been awarded nearly four million pounds from the government's Department for Transport, for safety improvements on A529.

Man robbed at cash point in Wellington town centre

A man has been robbed whilst using a cash point in Wellington town centre in the early hours of this morning.