As the annual Shrewsbury Folk Festival gets under way, thousands of people are expected to come and soak up the atmosphere.Read the full story ›
The best folk acts from around the world will descend on Shrewsbury for the annual Folk Festival this weekend. The four-day event is a blend of traditional folk music, dance and cultural diversity. As well as music on the big stage, there’ll be events and entertainment for all to enjoy including dance displays, open mic, a craft fair, children’s festival, food village and music and dance sessions.
“We bring a world class music event to our amazing riverside location in the heart of Shrewsbury. The beauty of our festival is that it has something for everyone - whether you’re a die hard folk fan or just looking for a great event to enjoy."
One man has died following a collision between a car and two vans near Shrewsbury yesterday.Read the full story ›
Two thousand jobs are expected to be created as work on a new development project near Shrewsbury Town Football Club gets underway.
The site will include more than five hundred homes, a hotel, a doctor's surgery and a care home.
West Mercia Police are appealing for any information on a missing 16-year-old girl from Shropshire, Faye Fellows.
Police believe she may be in the Shrewsbury area but she also has connections to Dudley and Birmingham.
The teenager was last at 2:30pm on Friday 21st August.
She is white with shoulder length straight black hair, a slim build and around 5ft 5ins tall.
She was last seen wearing a maroon top with black jeans. She has blue eyes and both ears pierced.
A man who was trying to take a short cut had to be rescued from a trench by paramedics.Read the full story ›
A man has been rescued after falling down a trench while taking a short cut in Shrewsbury.Read the full story ›
A survey by a leading property website has found that homeowners in Shrewsbury are the happiest in the West Midlands with their properties.Read the full story ›
Eloise Parry's mother has urged others not to follow in her daughter's footsteps after an inquest into the student's death found she had accidentally taken an overdose of highly toxic diet pills containing the drug DNP.
Speaking outside the inquest today Fiona Parry said: "Eloise decided that even though she'd been told DNP was dangerous being slimmer was worth the risk. She was wrong.
"If anything it was even more dangerous than she'd been told. DNP - do not purchase, do no partake, do not please, death's not pleasant."
ITV News Correspondent Ben Chapman reports:
The death of a student who died after taking diet pills has put the dangers of taking unprescribed substances in the spotlight.Read the full story ›