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Woman in her 90s has cash stolen during distraction burglary in Oswestry

Police are investigating after a woman in her 90s had cash stolen during a distraction burglary in Oswestry.
Mile End Roundabout in Oswestry. Photo: Shropshire Council

Consultation to take place on proposed Mile End roundabout improvements

A public consultation about proposed improvements to Mile End roundabout in Oswestry is to begin next week before a planning application for the work is submitted.
Oswestry town centre. Photo: Google Street View

High street heritage funding for Oswestry welcomed

Councillors and business leaders have welcomed news that Oswestry is set to benefit from a share of £40m of government funding.
Pictured at the celebration are Ian Smith, Adrian Davies, Kevin Spencer, Mike Pugh, Peter Talbot

Charity opens new space for people with physical disabilities

A Shropshire charity team committed to helping people with life-changing physical disabilities was joined by clients and guests to celebrate the opening of a renovated bedroom at one of its properties.
A stunning approach to Oswestry hillfort via a public pathway through a cornfield. Photo: Graham Mitchell

Heritage events explore hillfort’s cultural value, from archaeology to mental health

Discovering heritage makes us feel good, research has shown*, and one Shropshire hillfort will be highlighting why as part of a forthcoming national festival.
Officers pictured outside Oswestry Police Station in Park Street. Photo: West Mercia Police

Record number of police officers now based at Oswestry Police Station

A record number of police officers are now based at Oswestry Police Station, with ten recently recruited officers bringing the total to more than 30 at the station.
Craig Marston of Ke-design presents assistant secretary Nikki Lewis with the shuttles

Shropshire design studio boss sponsors badminton club

A Shropshire businessman is proving to be a real feather in the cap for his local badminton club after agreeing to provide new shuttlecocks by way of sponsorship.
Members of the Oswestry team include, left to right, Hannah (volunteer), John (adviser), Helen (volunteer), Jackie Jeffrey (Chief Executive Officer), Alison Edwards (Advice Session Supervisor)

Oswestry Citizens Advice appeals for new volunteers

A Shropshire charity is marking World Spinal Cord Injury Day by highlighting the plight of people suffering from serious physical disabilities - and how it can help.

Teenage motorcyclist injured in collision near Oswestry

A teenage motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision near Oswestry yesterday.
Naomi Atkin, Lingen Davies Chief Executive Officer with Muriel and Graham Marston from Oswestry

Oswestry couple hand over birthday donations to Lingen Davies Cancer Fund

An Oswestry woman has handed over hundreds of pounds to the Shropshire charity which treated her husband.

Police seek key witnesses after woman assaulted in Oswestry

Police in Oswestry are appealing for two key witnesses to come forward after a woman was assaulted in the early hours.
The Ethos team and supporters preparing for the fundraising challenge

Family fundraises to thank Shropshire charity

The wife and son of a man left in a wheelchair by a serious illness are taking part in a gruelling fundraising challenge next month.


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