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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.
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.
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Take a look inside the new Albert’s Shed at Southwater, Telford

Shropshire Live went for a peek around the new Albert’s Shed, which has now opened at Southwater, Telford.

Telford businessman jailed for defrauding elderly and vulnerable clients

The owner of a Telford-based business has been jailed for 26 months for defrauding elderly and vulnerable clients.

Smoke seen for miles after fire at Wem Industrial Estate

Plumes of smoke could be seen from miles after a fire on Wem Industrial Estate this morning.
Flooding in Sambrook. Photo: Paul Humphreys

Shropshire fire crews deal with 220 calls during busy weekend

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says it experienced one of its busiest weekends as crews dealt with flooding across Shropshire.

Dads plea to help find missing children and mother from Telford

The fathers of three children who are missing with their mum are appealing for her to bring them home.

Public consultation to end on Mile End roundabout proposal

The current public consultation on a proposed second roundabout at Mile End in Oswestry is about to end.
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New ward aims to shorten the length of stay at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

A new therapy-led ward, designed to shorten the length of stay for patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, is set to open this winter.