As part of the National Trust's Heritage Open Days ITV News Central has visited an Elizabethan Guildhall used by Shrewsbury drapers.
It's 60 years since the conquest of Mount Everest, it's synonymous with Sir Edmund Hillary, but Midlanders first attempted it.
Royal Mail has announced that it is to stop processing post from its Shrewsbury sorting office.
West Mercia Police are appealing for help from the public as they attempt to trace a woman who is missing from Shrewsbury.
24-year-old Samantha Cookes – who is from Meole Brace – was reported missing on Saturday 28 September but has not actually been seen since the 21 September.
It is now thought that she may have made her way to Ireland.
Speaking about Samantha’s disappearance, Detective Inspector Phil Shakesheff said:
"We are becoming increasingly concerned for Samantha as it is more than three weeks since she has been seen.
Our extensive enquiries now lead us to believe Samantha has been in Ireland. More specifically we believe she has been in Dublin and also a small village called Clane in County Kildare in recent times."
Samantha is described as being around 5ft 6inches tall and as having long brown hair when she went missing.
A man has been airlifted to hospital after two cars and a lorry crashed in Shrewsbury.
The man, believed to be in his 30s, was driving along Olden Lane, Ruyton-XI-Towns, when he crashed with the two other vehicles shortly before 9am today.
He was trapped in the wreckage with a suspected fractured leg and pelvis and had to be freed by fire crews, before being flown to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further treatment.
The general secretary of the Unite union has written to the Prime Minister on the fortieth anniversary of the 'Shrewsbury 24' trial, calling for a review.
Six workers, including the actor Ricky Tomlinson, were jailed in 1972 for their trade union activities.
They had been picketing construction sites in Shrewsbury in support of a nationally called builders strike.
Len McCluskey said: _“It was forty years ago today (3 October) that 24 construction workers were put on trial in Shrewsbury for their trade union activities.
“The workers have been protesting their innocence ever since and are progressing an application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission."
Around 200 officers will be on duty for the local derby between Shrewsbury and Wolves today.
The game is expected to attract a sell-out crowd of more than 9,000.
Chief Inspector Dave McWilliam, the match day commander, said:
“We are hoping the day will not be marred by trouble but anyone causing problems or involved in disorder, is likely to be arrested.”
Supporters without tickets are being urged not to travel.
More than £16,000 has been seized from a Shropshire drug dealer following a drugs bust which saw 27 people sent to prison.
David Maloney, aged 34, of Dalford Court, Hollinswood, Telford, was arrested when police carried out a series of drugs raids across Telford and Shrewsbury last year. A total of £16,725 was found in a cupboard which has now been confiscated by the courts.
He was sentenced to six years in prison in March after pleading guilty to conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
Maloney was one of 27 individuals – 25 men and two women – who were convicted as a result of the drugs operation and sentenced to a total of more than 80 years in prison.
The 126th annual Shrewsbury Flower Show begins today starring celebrity baker Paul Hollywood.
The two-day event features an array of local chefs, chocolatiers and nutritionists, as well as the Shrewsbury Town Football Club chef who will be dishing up changing room delights using ingredients grown in the UK's only football kitchen garden.
Falconry displays, daredevil motorcycle stunts and a children's fun area will all be on offer, while folk band Bellowhead and fireworks will round off each day.
An elderly couple were hit by a car in a supermarket car park this morning.
The pair, who are both in their 80's, were walking to their car when a grey Hyundai reversed out of a parking space and hit them.
The driver of the car then collided with three more parked vehicles.
The woman was taken to North Staffordshire hospital where her condition is described as critical, but stable.
Her husband was taken to a hospital in Shrewsbury with leg injuries.
The incident happened at the Co-op in Radbrook at around 10:30am.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
Virgin Trains has had plans to run extra services to Shrewsbury on the London to Scotland West Coast Main Line rejected by rail regulators.
The Office of Rail Regulation says there is not enough space on the line to run all the extra services.
A former mill in the Midlands has been awarded nearly 13 million pounds, to restore and regenerate the site where it stands.
It's one of the biggest grants of it's kind so far this year - for a building which has an important history.