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Arrest made after 17-year-old assaulted in Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in Telford on Monday.
The Shrewsbury Folk Festival site. Photo: Drone Rangers

Shrewsbury Folk Festival postponed

Shrewsbury Folk Festival which was due to take place over the August bank holiday weekend has been postponed following the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Shropshire college uses 3D technology to help key workers in coronavirus fight

Ellesmere College is putting the its equipment to use in the fight against Covid-19 by making face shields for Shropshire hospital and hospice workers.
Old Oswestry hillfort

Campaigners make final stand as deadline looms to save hillfort’s landscape

Campaigners are urging people to unite one more time to protect Old Oswestry hillfort’s historic setting as an eight-year fight over development reaches a climax.

Local children’s hospices welcome emergency funding

The chief executive of Hope House Children’s Hospices says he is ‘greatly relieved’ by the announcement that emergency funding will be made available to help keep hospices running during ‘lock down’.
The Director General of the National Trust, Hilary McGrady

Enjoy Easter break at home, urges National Trust Director General

The Director General of the National Trust, Hilary McGrady, has today called for people across the UK to stay at home this Easter as part of the national collective effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.
Doctor-white-strike

Easter opening times for GP Practices and Pharmacies in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

GP practices in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will be ‘open as usual’ on Good Friday and Easter Monday this bank holiday weekend.

Trust says it remains committed to improvements following latest ‘inadequate’ rating

The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two main hospitals continues to be rated as inadequate by the Care Quality Commission after its latest inspection.
Tutor Elaine Colley, who has returned to nursing to help the NHS

Telford College tutor returns to the NHS front line

A Telford College health and social care tutor has returned to the NHS front line to help the fight against Covid-19.
Barclay Gardens resident Winifred Herring enjoys a spot of painting

Care home residents have spirits lifted by the community

Flower arranging in the sunshine, painting and reading letters of hope from schoolchildren are just some of the ways elderly residents across Shropshire have been coping through the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Councillor Angela McClements

Councillors rally round to help Wellington residents

Wellington Town Councillors are stepping up to help the community in a variety of ways during the Coronavirus crisis.
Pictured are Jamie Jordan-Bailey principal of Shrewsbury Sapphires Dance Troupe, Kirsty Huckin a member of the Dance Troupe and nursing sister at the RSH and members of her nursing team.

Shrewsbury Dance Troupe thank NHS staff with donation of Easter Eggs

A Shrewsbury dance troupe has donated Easter Eggs to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital as a thank you to the NHS staff for their hard work during this time.