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Man arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized

A 26-year-old man was yesterday arrested and property marked with SmartWater seized following an investigation by police.
The Barclays bank branch on Market Street in Oakengates will close in April. Photo: Google Street View

Barclays bank to close Oakengates branch in April

Barclays bank in Oakengates is to close following a decline in the number of customers using the branch.
Beth Heath, director of fun for Shropshire Festivals, with, left, Simon Haddleton, The Shrewsbury Club’s director of tennis, and the club’s operations manager Richard Micklewright

World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament set to be a real festival of tennis

The Shrewsbury Club has teamed up with Shropshire Festivals to make this year’s World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament a real festival of tennis.
Head chef of The Old Vicarage Gavin Allen (centre) and his team

Shropshire hotel backs the full English breakfast despite poll showing its decline

The full English breakfast has been backed by a Shropshire hotel and brasserie despite a recent poll suggesting the fry-up could be on its way out.
Adam Purnell, also known as The Shropshire Lad

Shropshire chef to appear on brand new television series

A Shropshire chef is due to appear on a brand new television show next week.
The tea party is part of the primary school pupils’ work in the community

Sixty School pupils to enjoy afternoon tea at Shropshire hotel

Children from a Shropshire school will be on their very best behaviour when they sit down for a traditional afternoon tea at a county hotel.

Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers to star in thriller classic at Theatre Severn

Samantha Womack and Tom Chambers will star in a brand-new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn this June.
Adam Metcalf, who represented GB at the 2019 European Junior Championships and Pia Murray, who competed at the latest World Junior Championships

Titans trio in Swim England squad

Ellesmere College swimmers feature strongly in the latest Swim England international squad for a prestigious competition in France.

New funding pots created for groups across Telford and Wrekin

A series of new funding pots worth £285,000 are being created for borough groups across Telford and Wrekin to bid for.
The Shirehall in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google Street View

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet to consider new way of delivering youth support services

A new way of delivering youth support services will be considered at Shropshire Council’s Cabinet meeting next week.

Local policing team makes more than 30 arrests in first week of January

A policing team set up to focus on local priorities has arrested more than 30 people across Shropshire in the first week of January.
Wellington welcomed three judges as part of this year’s Great British High Street competition

Wellington hopeful of Great British High Street title

Excitement is building in Wellington which is aiming to pick up a prestigious national accolade for its regeneration work.