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Woman rescued following chip pan fire in Telford

A woman was rescued from a house following a fire involving a chip pan in Telford last night.

Two thirds of young people in Shropshire don’t get enough exercise

More than 60% of children in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are failing to hit the recommended daily levels of exercise.
The car ended up resting against a tree and hedge following the collision. Photo: @OPUShropshire

Car collides with telegraph pole and tree in Cruckton

Emergency services were called to Cruckton after a car collided with a telegraph pole and tree early this morning.

Man rescued after becoming trapped in machinery at Telford factory

A man was taken to hospital last night after becoming trapped in machinery at a factory in Telford.
Pride Hill in Shrewsbury. Photo: Shropshire Council

New contractor appointed to complete work on Shrewsbury’s Pride Hill

Work to upgrade and enhance Shrewsbury’s Pride Hill will re-start in February after Shropshire Council appointed a new contractor.

Police crackdown on criminals targeting rural areas

Criminals targeting rural areas have been targeted in a three day operation by West Mercia Police.

Key witnesses sought as part of investigation into robbery in Whittington

Police investigating a robbery at a home in Whittington in which a man died several days later are seeking two key witnesses.
Ian Naude, a former police officer with Cheshire Police

Former police constable from Market Drayton jailed for raping teenage girl

A former police constable from Market Drayton who served with Cheshire Police has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping a teenage girl just after he clocked off duty.
The Cleveland Arms pictured before it ceased trading in January 2016. Photo: Google Street View

Former High Ercall pub owners ordered to re-open or leave

The owners of a former village pub in High Ercall have been ordered to re-open it or vacate the premises by a planning inspector.

Increase in West Mercia Police funding welcomed

Increased grant funding for policing in West Mercia next year was confirmed by the Home Secretary today.
Madley Court Way, Telford supermarket theft

Police seek two women in connection with Telford supermarket assault and theft

Police officers investigating an incident at a supermarket on Monday, have released images of two women they would like to speak to.
The entrance to Raven Meadows Car Park in Shrewsbury. Photo: Google

Safety barrier replacement work to begin at Raven Meadows multi-storey car park

Work is due to begin today to replace safety barriers at Raven Meadows multi-storey car park in Shrewsbury.

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