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.
With rivers at bursting point across the Midlands, Shrewsbury is preparing itself for the worst.
Flood barriers have been put in place along the River Severn, as the Environment Agency have upgraded the chance of it bursting its banks, with more heavy rain forecast for the weekend.
Flood barriers are in place again in Shrewsbury, as parts of the Midlands remain on flood alert.
The barriers were put up over Christmas, but were taken down at the end of last week.
River levels have stayed high, and more rain is forecast, so the Environment Agency has chosen to act.
A woman has died and a man has been seriously hurt in a car crash which happened in what West Midlands Ambulance have described as 'difficult weather conditions'.
The collision, which involved three cars, happened on the A458 at Ford, near Shrewsbury, at around 9:30pm last night.
The woman, who was a rear seat passenger, is believed to be in her 60s.
A woman has died and a man has been seriously injured after a crash near Shrewsbury. It happened on the A458 at around 9:30pm yesterday. Emergency services said weather conditions at the time were very difficult.
An aid worker from the West Midlands will spend her Christmas and New Year in the Philippines as the country tries to recover from last month's devastating typhoon.
Jane Beesley from Shrewsbury has been in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan struck and will be in the country over Christmas and New Year.
The 0715 Shrewsbury - New Street service is expected to leave Shrewsbury 12 minutes late due to a train fault.
Campaigners trying to overturn 40-year-old convictions against 24 Shrewsbury pickets have collected more than 100,000 signatures in a petition under moves to raise the issue in Parliament.
The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign has collected more than 107,000 signatures online and in towns and cities across the country as well as at union and other conferences.
The petition will be handed in to 10 Downing Street next week by union leaders and Royle Family actor Ricky Tomlinson, one of the 24.
The pickets were arrested five months after the 1972 building workers' strike and charged under the 1875 Conspiracy Act, with six sent to prison, including Tomlinson.
The campaign group wants all documents related to the case to be released, claiming they would prove that a "massive miscarriage of justice" was handed out.
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."