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'The building might be closing, but the church isn't going anywhere': Minister announces church closure after building becomes too much to handle

A Shrewsbury reverend is optimistic about the future following the announcement that the Greenfields Methodist Church building will be closing its doors next year.

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WATCH: Shrewsbury restaurant left devastated by a major fire now ready to reopen

A Shrewsbury restaurant is ready to reopen after a month-long closure following a major kitchen fire.

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Telford woman doubles People’s Postcode Lottery win by mistake

A 28-year-old Telford woman has today been revealed as a winner in the People’s Postcode Lottery along with six of her neighbours.

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New Highley Health and Wellbeing Centre to open next weekend

After over 18 months of planning and three busy months of construction work, the brand-new Highley Health and Wellbeing Centre will officially open its doors next weekend.

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Appeal to private landlords to offer tenancy to those in housing need

Shropshire Council is looking to work with more private landlords to help reduce homelessness across the county.

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9 of the most surprising listed buildings and structures around Shropshire

We all know Shropshire is home to hundreds of historic buildings, but what listed quirks might you be passing by every day?

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How Whatsapp played a role in the daylight killing of a DPD worker in a residential street

The murder of DPD worker Aurman Singh in Shrewsbury last year is the latest in a list of killings where social media apps played a role.

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Police reveal how murderers who hacked DPD worker to death were in UK 'illegally'

The four Black Country men who drove from Smethwick to Shrewsbury and hacked to death a DPD worker, were all in the UK illegally, police have said, and they could now face deportation.

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Headteacher launches petition to save school library service amid council cuts plans

A primary school headteacher has launched a petition calling on a council to drop plans to scrap the school library service.

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Memorial honours busy Shropshire airfield that played 'massive part in winning World War Two'

About 30 people gathered at the unveiling of a memorial erected to honour the service and sacrifice of those who served at a wartime Shropshire fighter airfield.

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30 of the best curry houses in Shropshire – according to our readers

Whether it's a family meal out or a curry and pint with the lads, we all love an Indian feast – with plenty of poppadoms.

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Fire service deploys drones and other electronic gadgets at Shropshire incidents

Fire fighters in Shropshire can now call on a range of electronic gadgets to deal with incidents.

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Five men given a total of 122 years for Aurman Singh’s death

Four men guilty of murder and one guilty of manslaughter have been given a total of 122 years for the death of Aurman Singh in Shrewsbury last year.

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Number plate camera at shopping centre's car park being put back after first one was knocked over

A number plate camera installed in a neighbourhood shopping centre's car park is being put back into place after being found knocked to the ground.

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'No mother should ever endure the anguish of attending her own child's funeral' - mother of murdered DPD driver tells court

The mother of the DPD worker killed in Shrewsbury on August 21 last year has spoken of the 'unforgettable personality' of her murdered son.

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'The investigation is not over' says detective in charge of DPD murder case - as five are jailed for killing

The detective in charge of the murder of a DPD worker killed in Shrewsbury that saw five men jailed for a total of 122 years on Friday, has said “the investigation is not over” and has vowed to catch the remaining killers.

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Shrewsbury businesswoman set to walk down red carpet after UK hair and beauty award nomination

A Shropshire businesswoman has received national recognition for her work in the beauty industry and is now gearing up for a red carpet event.

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Jailed: Five Black Country men caged for 122 years for DPD driver killing in Shrewsbury

Five men convicted of killing a 23-year-old DPD driver in Shrewsbury have been given a combined prison sentence of 122 years.

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AI and digital tablets help provide path to life with less joint pain in new pool-based rehab sessions

A fitter life with less joint pain and more mobility – that’s the prize on offer for people county resident ahead of the launch of a new partnership between local health and care providers and wellbeing tech company Good Boost.

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Air ambulance welcomes gift card partnership

The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has voiced excitement at a new partnership with The Charity Shop Gift Card.