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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Shropshire, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 2,321 stories have been published about Shropshire which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Shrewsbury, England · Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury river pollution protestors to cause stink ahead of water boss's talk

Campaigners from Up Sewage Creek are due to be waiting outside in "poo hats" and other regalia. Severn Trent managing director James Jesic will discuss issues affecting the River Severn in Shrewsbury. He will tell councillors that rivers are improving overall, but "we need to ramp up the pace"See the Story
Shrewsbury, England · Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury sign Bayliss and Dacosta

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Tom Bayliss has signed for Shrewsbury on a two-year deal. The 23-year-old spent last season on loan with Wigan Athletic. Coventry full-back Julien Dacosta has joined the club on a season-long loan.See the Story
Taxis · Shropshire

Cost of travelling by taxi in Shropshire is set to rise steeply as drivers buckle under rising fuel prices

Hackney carriage operators have to approach the council to increase regulated fares. Private hire cabs, booked in advance by customers, operate under different rules. One of the major private cab operators, Go Carz, has increased a "temporary" 2.5 per cent surcharge introduced in March to an eye watering 4.75 per cent.See the Story
Health · Shropshire

Phone prescription service facing delays

The Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is currently operating at low capacity, according to health bosses.See the Story
Shropshire · Shropshire

Shropshire MPs reject move for second no-confidence vote in Prime Minister

The 1922 Committee could change the rules to allow another no confidence vote. One MP has said he will stand for the committee on the basis of seeking to change its rules. Shrewsbury & Atcham MP, Daniel Kawczynski has voiced his opposition. Wrekin MP Mark Pritchard and Telford MP Lucy Allan also rejected calls for alterations to the rules.See the Story
Ketley · Ketley

Mayor bowled over at club's 140th anniversary shindig

Joule's Market Drayton Bowling Club is one of the oldest clubs in Shropshire. The club first played on the existing site in 1890, but can however be traced back as far as the early 1800s. The site was once the vegetable garden for the Corbet Arms Hotel.See the Story
Shropshire · Shropshire

Shropshire upcyclers and recyclers slash 30 per cent off prices to celebrate name change

Wrekin Reviive specialises in the resale of donated household furniture and electrical goods. Charity says the changes present a new look but there has been no change to its mission to make a difference to people's lives. It provides people with employment opportunities through apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering. Last year, 97 per cent of the items donated were either reused or recycled. 293 tonnes of items were diverted from landfill.See the Story
Ketley · Ketley

Pothole repairs planned for roads across the next month

Pothole repair teams will target 16 county roads over the next month.See the Story
Shrewsbury, England · Shrewsbury

Putting the 'Pride' in Shrewsbury's Pride Hill with celebration artwork

Shrewsbury BID has teamed up with Shropshire Council to install giant floor covering to mark the 50th anniversary of the Pride movement. The national campaign celebrates the LBGTQ+ community, promoting equality and diversity across all walks of life. Jonathan Soden, of The Soden Collection in Wyle Cop, said the rainbow would make a strong statement. He said the idea of a bright, bold piece of artwork in the heart of the town was perfect.See the Story
Snooker · Bridgnorth

Ex-world champ Ken Doherty puts on a classy performance at Bridgnorth presentation

Former world champion Ken Doherty proved to be a class act on and off the table at the Bridgnorth Snooker League’s annual presentation.See the Story
Ketley · Ketley

Vandals damage AFC Telford United pitch with tractor

The Bucks, who are preparing for the upcoming National League North season, have been working on the playing surface to make sure it is ready for the start of the campaign.See the Story
Telford · Telford

'Unacceptable and unfair' Telford health inequalities highlighted

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Men and women living in lowest income areas of Telford live on average 7.3 years less. Liz Noakes, from Telford and Wrekin Council, fears the gap could worsen because of the rising cost of living. She said the coronavirus pandemic could also have a lasting impact.See the Story

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