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The snare trap which caused unnecessary suffering to the cat. Photos: RSPCA

RSPCA investigated more than 1,300 complaints of animal cruelty in Shropshire last year

New figures out today reveal that the RSPCA investigated 1,348 complaints about animal cruelty in Shropshire last year.
The fire gutted replica World War One underground headquarters

Suspected arson attack damages WW1 Trenches Experience at Park Hall

A fire at a replica World War One Trench at Park Hall Countryside Experience near Oswestry is thought to have been caused by arson.

Suspected stolen property recovered in Wellington

Police investigating a series of shed and garage break-ins in Wellington have recovered suspected stolen property.

Bottles of spirits stolen during burglary at Market Drayton pub

Police are appealing for information after around 30 bottles of spirits were stolen during a burglary at a public house in Market Drayton.

Car destroyed by fire on A5 between Dobbies and Edgebold

A car travelling on the A5 between Dobbies and Edgebold in Shrewsbury was destroyed by fire early this morning.
Olivia Chapple, Chair of Horatio's Garden and Rose Paterson, local fundraiser and wife of MP, Owen Paterson who was treated at the Midlands Centre for Spinal Injuries

Horatio’s Garden Oswestry awarded £50,000

Horatio’s Garden Oswestry has been awarded £50,000 at the launch of National Garden Scheme’s 2018 Garden Visitor’s Handbook in London.
Katrina Pooler, Events Co-Ordinator for Wrekin Retirement Living, Julia Saunders, CVS Carers Centre Telford & Wrekin Council and Lauren Carroll, WATCH Administration Assistant, The Wrekin Housing Trust

Drop-in event offers support to over 55s in Telford

Over 55s across Telford were able to access free health checks, money advice, care needs assessments and more at a new drop-in event.

Services to resume at Bridgnorth MLU, births at Oswestry and Ludlow MLUs to be temporarily suspended

Full services, including births, will resume at Bridgnorth Midwife Led Unit on Sunday, however, births at Oswestry and Ludlow MLUs are to be temporarily suspended.
The campaign is about encouraging people to be cautious and sensible when they are on or near open water. Photo: Google Street View

Drowning prevention campaign backed by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a national campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who drown every year.
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Police issue appeal to find missing Shropshire woman

A Shropshire woman who was reported missing on Thursday has been found safe and well.

Police appeal for witnesses after car is set alight in Shrewsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was deliberately set on fire in Shrewsbury last night.
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Shropshire family of Birmingham murder victim Tyrone Dorsett pay tribute to their ‘wonderful son’

A family from Shropshire have paid tribute to their 'wonderful son' who died following a shooting in Birmingham last weekend.

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Win family passes to The Great British Food Festival 2018 at Weston Park

Shropshire Live has teamed up with the organisers of this year’s Great British Food Festival to give you the chance to win one of two family passes to this year’s event.
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Popular burger chain Wimpy returns to Shrewsbury

Popular burger chain Wimpy returned to Shrewsbury this week with local entrepreneur and franchisee Ali Reza at the helm.m.
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Award-winning craft brewer takes home bronze at prestigious beer awards

Ludlow Brewery has scooped its second national award after its popular Blonde beer picked up bronze in the Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales category at the SIBA Independent Beer Awards.

Local charities to take part in bake-off style competition

Budding Mary Berrys and Paul Hollywoods will be battling it out over the mixing bowls in a Bake-Off style competition between three local charities.

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