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Community buildings get near £1m Telford 50 Legacy Fund boost

Almost £1m will be made available to help regenerate community buildings and facilities across Telford and Wrekin as a lasting legacy from Telford’s 50th anniversary.
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Shropshire and Mid Wales Fertility Centre gets state-of-the-art new home

Shropshire and Mid Wales Fertility Centre is set to move into a new state-of-the-art facility in Shrewsbury.

Cattle trailer overturns on A529 south of Market Drayton

Emergency services were called to the scene of a collision involving a cattle trailer on the A529, just south of Market Drayton on Monday afternoon.

Proposed deal could mean parking enforcement switch for Telford and Wrekin

A deal has been mutually agreed which could enable responsibility for parking enforcement to switch to Telford & Wrekin Council.
A snapshot of real-time Seismograms showing the earthquake at 2.30pm. Image: British Geological Survey

Earthquake felt across Shropshire

A minor earthquake has been felt across Shropshire on Saturday afternoon after it occurred in South Wales.
An artist’s impression of the planned development at The Wharf

Homes boost for Ellesmere following Government funding

Shropshire Council has been awarded over £500,000 from a Government fund which will see up to 60 new homes built in Ellesmere.

Driver trapped after car goes into ditch near Waters Upton

A driver became trapped after a car left the road and ended up in a ditch near Waters Upton this morning.
The assault happened outside The Beacon Community Centre in Market Drayton. Photo: Google Street View

Man suffers facial injuries and broken leg following assault in Market Drayton

A man has suffered serious facial injuries and a broken leg during an unprovoked assault in Market Drayton.

Telford man charged with wounding with intent

A 50-year-old man has been charged after a man suffered a knife injury in Telford on New Year's Day.
The electric-powered Tesla private hire vehicle owned by Richard Mear

Shropshire Council licenses county’s first electric private hire vehicle

A Ludlow-based private hire operator with a fully electric-powered vehicle has become the first in the county to be licensed by Shropshire Council.

Fuel and batteries stolen from farm in the Cosford area

A number of large batteries, almost 200 litres of diesel and specialist tools were stolen during a burglary at a farm in the Cosford area.

Firefighters release casualty from vehicle following collision in Telford

A female casualty was released from a vehicle by firefighters following a collision in Telford last night.

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Ludlow publican produces cook book with proceeds going to dementia charity

A Ludlow publican has written a cookbook with proceeds benefiting dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society.
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Successful launch of Ellesmere Lunch Club

A brand new lunch club for the over 60s in the north Shropshire town of Ellesmere has successfully launched.
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Restaurateur brings French expertise to Market Drayton

A new restaurant has opened in Cheshire Street, Market Drayton creating 10 jobs in the town.

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