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The review has called for more trains along the line from Birmingham to Shrewsbury and onto Mid Wales, improved "capacity and reliability" on the A5 through, Telford, Shrewsbury and Oswestry; and a long-awaited bypass.

Experts have been looking at extending boosters to the under-40s and whether the time interval between the second and third doses of the vaccine should be cut.

Hundreds of knives, axes and swords have been recovered as part of a knife amnesty in West Mercia.

Masks are to become compulsory in some settings from tomorrow, but not others.

Booster doses should be given no sooner than three months after people have had their second dose of an original vaccine – shaving three months off the current six-month wait.

North Shropshire residents have until midnight on Tuesday to register to vote in the upcoming by-election.

Shrewsbury Town Council has been ordered by the information watchdog to disclose previously withheld documents relating to the sale of a piece of open space for housing. The authority was found to have wrongly refused requests to release the documents.


The Tory MP came to North Shropshire to support his party's candidate in the upcoming by-election, but then got the name of the constituency wrong.

These pictures just in from Ironbridge where people are being evacuated from their homes due to flooding.

Have you seen Aimee? She is aged 10 and went missing from her home in Telford today.

Political rivals have called on Owen Paterson to resign, with the MP's former Labour challenger confident 10 per cent of local voters will support a by-election to remove him.

There are concerns that crossbreed Princess may have been taken as bait for fighting dogs.