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Woman suffers burns after chemical substance is thrown at her in Market Drayton

A woman has suffered burns after a chemical substance was thrown at her whilst she was walking along a road in Market Drayton.
The Quarry Swimming & Fitness Centre

Quarry and Market Drayton Swimming & Fitness Centres to reopen

The Quarry and Market Drayton Swimming & Fitness Centres are set to reopen following ventilation work to make sure both sites are COVID-19 safe.

Market Drayton ‘Gingerbread Biscuit Decorating Challenge’ is a record breaker

A Gingerbread Biscuit Decorating Challenge involving local school children from Market Drayton has been confirmed as a record breaker.
High Street in Shrewsbury

Funding awarded to Shropshire market towns to help attract visitors

£167,000 has been awarded to market towns across Shropshire to help them attract and encourage visitors, following the easing of lockdown measures.

Firefighters praise quick-thinking neighbours in Market Drayton

Firefighters have praised quick-thinking neighbours in a Market Drayton street who helped to save a man’s life after calling 999 when they heard his smoke alarms going off.
Megan Potter

Hope House volunteer wins University of Chester student award

A Shropshire student has won the 2020 University of Chester’s Charity Choice Award following her outstanding volunteering efforts with Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Annual Ginger and Spice Festival to be held as virtual event

The 4th annual Ginger and Spice Festival is to be held as an online virtual event for 2020 in response to Covid19 pandemic.
West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the incident. Photo: WMAS

Man and woman seriously injured following collision near Market Drayton

A man and woman suffered serious injuries following a collision on the A53 near Market Drayton last night, which left a vehicle on its roof and another on its side.
Ian Allman, Guy Nisbet and Lee Perry from Shropshire Council Children and Families Team, Charlotte Hollins from Fordhall Organic Farm

Fordhall Farm supports vulnerable young people during Coronavirus crisis

A community-owned farm near Market Drayton has stepped in to offer vital respite accommodation for vulnerable young people during the Coronavirus crisis.
Sales and Marketing Director of Original Biscuit Bakers, Sarah Hopcroft

Original Biscuit Bakers donate thousands of Easter themed artisan gingerbread biscuits

Shropshire based artisan biscuit producers, Original Biscuit Bakers have donated thousands of artisan, hand decorated gingerbread biscuits to NHS workers, the homeless and those in food poverty.
Bridgnorth. Photo: Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council seeks views on growth strategies for key market towns

Shropshire Council is asking people living in or near Shropshire’s main market towns for their views on a series of draft Local Economic Growth Strategies.
Twenty six roads in the county will be resurfaced before the end of March. Photo: Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council to invest £5m improving roads across the county

A £5m package of highways improvements by Shropshire Council will see twenty six roads across Shropshire resurfaced before the end of March.


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