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The elderly dog, which was struggling to stand, was found tied to a tree branch in remote woodland near Telford. Photo: RSPCA

RSPCA braced for summer surge in abandonments after 131 calls in Shropshire last year

The RSPCA fears the impact of Covid and financial downturn will see owners dumping pets in Shropshire.
Castle Walk Recreation Ground in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google Street View

Man and woman assaulted by group of youths in Shrewsbury

Police have released details of an incident in Shrewsbury in which a man and a woman were assaulted by a group of youths.
Bridgnorth. Photo: Shropshire Council

Works lead to closure of Bank Steps in Bridgnorth

Bank Steps in Bridgnorth are closed to the public for up to four weeks from today as works take place.
The first Shropshire Drive-in event took place at the West Mid Showground on Saturday

Shropshire Drive-in hits all the right notes

The first Shropshire Drive-in event took place at the West Mid Showground on Saturday evening and has been deemed a success by organisers.
Proceeds donated will go to five Shropshire charities: including The Cavalier Centre

Shropshire Virtual Show to raise vital funds for local charities

An exciting new online event celebrating the best of Shropshire and raising money for local good causes is taking place this summer.
: Matt Martin and Sam Whitney with Hannah Gamston at Severn Hospice, Shrewsbury

Bridgnorth cricket club in global fundraiser for Severn Hospice

Following the Covid-19 pandemic cancellation of the annual Bridgnorth Walk, in which the town’s cricket club always enter a fundraising team, two enterprising club members came up with an alternative event to raise funds for their chosen charity and gained surprise support from across the world.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder following death of man in Wellington

Two people from Telford have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man in Wellington.

FC Oswestry Town takes sad decision to fold the club

FC Oswestry Town, which was formed in 2014, has taken the decision to fold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic putting the club into financial difficulties and robbing it of a hard earned promotion.
Stuart Apperley, Rowly Jones, Ashley Chesters and Christine Apperley

Centenary charity challenge raises £2,400 for RJAH league of friends

A 100-hole Charity Challenge held at Hawkstone Park to celebrate the Golf Club’s Centenary year has raised over £2,400 for The League of Friends of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.

Witnesses sought after racially aggravated assault in Shrewsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a racially aggravated assault in Shrewsbury.
Kay White, the UK’s oldest Postmaster, who has achieved 60 years as Postmaster for Claverley Post Office in Shropshire

Claverley Postmistress celebrates 93rd birthday and 60 years running local post office

Claverley Postmistress, Kay White, is the UK’s oldest Postmaster and today celebrates her 93rd birthday.
Health and safety measures are already in force at the Haybridge campus

Telford College to safely ‘fully re-open’ in September

Telford College has announced plans to create a new ‘blended learning’ timetable which will allow all students to safely return to the campus in September.