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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.

Man suffers serious injuries in Telford assault

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted in a communal parking area in Telford on Tuesday.
Lymehurst Rest Home residents celebrate 100 year old birthdays

Best friend centenarians celebrate at Shrewsbury rest home

Two residents from Lymehurst Rest Home on Ellesmere Road in Shrewsbury have celebrated their 100th birthdays.
Charlton School attack - video still

Video showing attack on Telford schoolboy being treated as hate crime

A video circulating on social media showing a Sikh schoolboy being attacked by two other boys is being treated as a hate crime.
Keith Lemon and Richard Blackwood at Blists Hill - Image ITV

Keith Lemon and Richard Blackwood get into the swing of things at Blists Hill

Blists Hill Victorian Town has been visited by television celebrities Keith Lemon and Richard Blackwood to film ITV show Shopping with Keith Lemon.
Social Distancing Wyle Cop Shrewsbury - Image: Shropshire Council

Social distancing measures in place in Shropshire’s market towns from 3 December

Shropshire Council has issued details of the social distancing measures that will be in place in Shropshire’s market towns when the current lockdown ends.
Armistice Day plaque in Albrighton

Hand painted Remembrance Day plaques appear around Albrighton village

Residents in Albrighton have been noticing commemorative plaques placed around the village to mark Armistice Day.

Simply Ribbons is not what you would expect in more ways than one!

Catering for individuals, small businesses and multinationals Simply Ribbons offer high-quality ribbons from UK and European manufacturers.
Dodington Surgery in Whitchurch. Image: Google Street View

5,000 Dodington Surgery patients will not be left without a GP

No-one will be left without access to a GP when Dodington Surgery in Whitchurch closes next year, say Shropshire health bosses.

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.