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Firefighters tackle blaze on the Wrekin

Firefighters were called to a large fire on top of the Wrekin on Friday afternoon, with smoke at one point being visible for many miles.

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Firefighters tackle blaze on the Wrekin

Firefighters were called to a large fire on top of the Wrekin on Friday afternoon, with smoke at one point being visible for many miles.
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Police are keen to speak to Ryan Twardun as part of their enquiries. Photo: West Mercia Police

Police appeal for help to locate man following incident in Newport

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a man they are keen to speak to about an affray in Newport.
Attingham Park near Shrewsbury. Photo: National Trust/Alida Tricker

National Trust to reopen Attingham Park

The National Trust is to reopen Attingham Park near Shrewsbury from June 3 as part of its phased reopening of its gardens and parklands in England and Northern Ireland.
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Severn Hospice gears up for phased reopening of its charity shops

Severn Hospice is urging supporters to remember quality counts if they want to donate stock to its shops – as it gears up for their reopening next month.
Police are keen to speak to Ryan Twardun as part of their enquiries. Photo: West Mercia Police

Police appeal for help to locate man following incident in Newport

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a man they are keen to speak to about an affray in Newport.
Attingham Park near Shrewsbury. Photo: National Trust/Alida Tricker

National Trust to reopen Attingham Park

The National Trust is to reopen Attingham Park near Shrewsbury from June 3 as part of its phased reopening of its gardens and parklands in England and Northern Ireland.
Severn Hospice cares for people living with an incurable illness

Severn Hospice gears up for phased reopening of its charity shops

Severn Hospice is urging supporters to remember quality counts if they want to donate stock to its shops – as it gears up for their reopening next month.
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Bridgnorth deaths: Police name one man

Police investigating the deaths of two men in Bridgnorth have named one of the men.

Shropshire Council to establish task forces to minimise economic and social impacts of coronavirus

Shropshire Council is to establish two multi-agency task forces to help address and minimise the economic and social impacts of coronavirus on the county.

Bridgnorth deaths: Police name one man

Police investigating the deaths of two men in Bridgnorth have named one of the men.

Shropshire Council to establish task forces to minimise economic and social impacts of coronavirus

Shropshire Council is to establish two multi-agency task forces to help address and minimise the economic and social impacts of coronavirus on the county.

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The entrance to Raven Meadows Car Park in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google

Parking charges to be reintroduced in some Shropshire Council car parks

Parking charges are set to be reintroduced in some Shropshire Council town centre car parks from Monday 1 June, as more people return to work, and shops prepare to reopen.

Dunne welcomes £432k to create new era for cycling and walking in Shropshire

South Shropshire MP and Chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee, Philip Dunne, has welcomed the announcement communities in Shropshire will benefit from £432,000 to make roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists.
Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury shopping centres manager

Plans underway to reopen Shrewsbury’s three main shopping centres

Plans are being made to fully reopen Shrewsbury's three main shopping centres next month.

Dunne welcomes £432k to create new era for cycling and walking in Shropshire

South Shropshire MP and Chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee, Philip Dunne, has welcomed the announcement communities in Shropshire will benefit from £432,000 to make roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists.
Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury shopping centres manager

Plans underway to reopen Shrewsbury’s three main shopping centres

Plans are being made to fully reopen Shrewsbury's three main shopping centres next month.

Police continue to target county lines drug gangs during lockdown

West Mercia Police today said it was continuing to target county lines drug gangs, even during lockdown.
The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Shropshire’s tourism sector prepares for recovery

Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council are working in partnership to prioritise the recovery and future promotion of Shropshire’s visitor economy.
Shadwell Quarry known as the 'Blue Lagoon' in Much Wenlock. Photo: Bing

Two rescued from disused quarry in Much Wenlock

Firefighters rescued two people from a disused quarry in Much Wenlock on Monday afternoon.

Telford & Wrekin Council lobby Secretary of State with funding letter

Telford & Wrekin Council has implored Secretary of State for Local Government Robert Jenrick MP to provide adequate funding for all local councils to help them cope with the cost pressures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sian Langford, Deputy Facilities Manager; Stacey Keegan, Acting Chief Executive; Dr Sophie Shapter, Consultant Anaesthetist; and Victoria Sugden, League of Friends Charity Director, in the new Rainbow Room at RJAH

Rainbow Room supporting wellbeing of RJAH staff during covid-19 crisis

Shropshire’s specialist orthopaedic hospital has created a designated, safe space where staff can go to take a much-needed break, away from the pressure of working through the challenges of the covid-19 pandemic.
Mr Tim Stonall new Head of School and Mr David O’Toole Headteacher and Deputy CEO

New Head of School for Sir John Talbot’s in Whitchurch

Sir John Talbot’s School in Whitchurch has appointed a new Head of School.

Firefighters deal with large fire in Ellerdine

Firefighters dealt with a large fire involving a number of brick garages, vehicles, caravans and gas cylinders in Ellerdine on Friday.
A pothole being treated using the new Texpatch material. Photo: Shropshire Council

Additional £11.6m of Government pothole funding welcomed by Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council has been awarded £11.6m from the Department for Transport to help repair potholes and protect the county’s roads from future severe weather.

Dunne welcomes £432k to create new era for cycling and walking in Shropshire

South Shropshire MP and Chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee, Philip Dunne, has welcomed the announcement communities in Shropshire will benefit from £432,000 to make roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists.
Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury shopping centres manager

Plans underway to reopen Shrewsbury’s three main shopping centres

Plans are being made to fully reopen Shrewsbury's three main shopping centres next month.

Police continue to target county lines drug gangs during lockdown

West Mercia Police today said it was continuing to target county lines drug gangs, even during lockdown.
The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Shropshire’s tourism sector prepares for recovery

Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council are working in partnership to prioritise the recovery and future promotion of Shropshire’s visitor economy.
Shadwell Quarry known as the 'Blue Lagoon' in Much Wenlock. Photo: Bing

Two rescued from disused quarry in Much Wenlock

Firefighters rescued two people from a disused quarry in Much Wenlock on Monday afternoon.

Telford & Wrekin Council lobby Secretary of State with funding letter

Telford & Wrekin Council has implored Secretary of State for Local Government Robert Jenrick MP to provide adequate funding for all local councils to help them cope with the cost pressures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sian Langford, Deputy Facilities Manager; Stacey Keegan, Acting Chief Executive; Dr Sophie Shapter, Consultant Anaesthetist; and Victoria Sugden, League of Friends Charity Director, in the new Rainbow Room at RJAH

Rainbow Room supporting wellbeing of RJAH staff during covid-19 crisis

Shropshire’s specialist orthopaedic hospital has created a designated, safe space where staff can go to take a much-needed break, away from the pressure of working through the challenges of the covid-19 pandemic.
Mr Tim Stonall new Head of School and Mr David O’Toole Headteacher and Deputy CEO

New Head of School for Sir John Talbot’s in Whitchurch

Sir John Talbot’s School in Whitchurch has appointed a new Head of School.
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Police continue to target county lines drug gangs during lockdown

West Mercia Police today said it was continuing to target county lines drug gangs, even during lockdown.
The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Shropshire’s tourism sector prepares for recovery

Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council are working in partnership to prioritise the recovery and future promotion of Shropshire’s visitor economy.
Shadwell Quarry known as the 'Blue Lagoon' in Much Wenlock. Photo: Bing

Two rescued from disused quarry in Much Wenlock

Firefighters rescued two people from a disused quarry in Much Wenlock on Monday afternoon.