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Whitchurch Swimming Centre to remain closed due to social distancing guidelines

Whitchurch Swimming Centre is to remain closed until social distancing guidelines for indoor sports facilities related to the coronavirus pandemic are eased.
Whitchurch’s Heath Road ground hosted Shropshire’s 50-over friendly against the Shropshire County Cricket League representative team

Shropshire chase well to secure victory over Shropshire County Cricket League representative side

Shropshire produced an impressive run chase to gain an eight-wicket victory against the Shropshire County Cricket League representative side in their latest 50-over friendly.
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.
Publican David Wiles outside the new look Red Cow

The Red Cow in Whitchurch reopens following £126,000 transformation

The Red Cow, located at the heart of Whitchurch, has reopened following a £126,000 investment by independent pub operators Punch.
Whitchurch Civic Centre. Photo: Shropshire Council

Social distancing measures to be removed in Whitchurch

Social distancing measures in Whitchurch town centre are set to be removed after a it was found that people could safely visit the town without them.

Two arrested over fatal collision near Whitchurch

Two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal collision near Whitchurch as police appeal for a key witnesses to get in contact.

Police keen to trace vehicle following fatal collision near Whitchurch

Police investigating a fatal collision in Coton near Whitchurch have released details of a vehicle they’re keen to trace after the driver failed to stop at the scene.
Police seized a substantial amount of cannabis. Photo: @LpptNWestMercia

Cannabis valued at £1.3million seized during raid near Whitchurch

Cannabis with an estimated value of £1.3million has been seized by police after officers carried out a warrant near Whitchurch.
An artist impression of the planned health and medical development for Whitchurch

Call to fight judicial review to save GP practices in Whitchurch

A fight is being launched to safeguard the future of GP practices in Whitchurch as plans for a new modern health centre are at risk, say local health bosses.

Police forces join together to target motorcyclists who ride anti-socially

West Mercia Police will today be joining up with several other police forces to target and educate motorcyclists who ride anti-socially.
Betty Green celebrated her 101st birthday at Greenfields care home in Whitchurch

Birthday wish comes true for 101-year-old Betty

A Shropshire care home resident has had her 101st birthday wish come true after staff rallied round to give her a new hairdo.
Pictured with Mathew Vickers is Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose commanding officer Captain Stuart Finn, who should be shaking their hand but in these socially-distant days is standing to one side instead. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy sailor from Shropshire to work with commandos

A Royal Navy sailor from Shropshire will now serve with the Commando Helicopter Force having completed the tough training to become an aircraft handler.


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