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Shrewsbury Town's Mark Ellis celebrates his teams win after the Sky Bet League Two match at the Abbey Business Stadium, Cheltenham. Credit: PA

In a cruel twist, by Shrewsbury Town beating Cheltenham this afternoon in League Two, the winners were promoted, and the losers dumped out of the football league.

Cheltenham Town's Omari Sterling-James shows his dejection Credit: PA

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro earned Shrewsbury automatic promotion but sentenced Cheltenham to relegation.

The striker struck the decisive goal in the 20th minute with a deflected effort which gave Trevor Carson no chance.

Shrewsbury Town's Liam Lawrence celebrates promotion to League One with fans Credit: PA
Shrewsbury Town players celebrate after winning, wearing T-Shirts in memory of BBC Radio presenter Colin Bloomfield who lost his fight with skin cancer Credit: PA

Shrewsbury Town promoted to League One


Police search for Ludlow man missing for ten days

Peter Duce has been missing for around ten days Credit: West Mercia Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing man from Ludlow.

Peter Duce, aged 34, was last seen on Wednesday 15 April.

He is a white man, around 5 foot 10, of a medium build with sandy coloured short hair. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and a grey hooded top.

Police and his family are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare and wish to confirm that he is safe and well.

Motorcyclist dies in crash with car in Shropshire

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car in Albrighton, Shropshire.

It happened on the A41, near the junction with County Lane shortly after 7.30pm last night.

Paramedics arrived to find a man in cardiac arrest after the crash. A group of off-duty medics were arlready at the scene, and had started CPR. Ambulance crews immediately took over and began advanced life support, but nothing could be done to save the motorcyclist. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was uninjured in the crash.


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Inquest opens into death of Tunisia museum victim

Sally Adey was on a cruise when she was killed on a trip to the Bardo museum. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A British tourist killed in a terror attack in Tunisia died of gunshot wounds to her abdomen and pelvis, a coroner has heard at the opening of the inquest into her death.

Mother-of-two Sally Adey, from Shropshire, died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in Tunis on March 18th.

She had been on a Mediterranean cruise with her 52-year-old husband Robert, who survived the attack.

Ms Hartridge said a post-mortem examination carried out in the UK by a Home Office pathologist on March 25th had established provisional cause of death as "consistent with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and pelvis".

More than 20 people were killed in the attack, including 17 cruise ship tourists and two gunmen.

Emotional Shropshire farmer says smaller herds are suffering

Nicky Harris told ITV News Central that big supermarkets are holding dairy farmers to ransom.

She said she'll have to pick some of her herd to go to slaughter this week just to keep the wolves from the door.

She has set up a campaign page to raise awareness.

Shropshire farmer takes tough decision to slaughter her dairy cows

Nicky Harris is struggling to pay the bills. Credit: ITV News Central

Nicky Harris, a farmer in Shropshire, says she's distraught that she'll have to send some of her dairy cows away for slaughter this week because of falling milk prices.

She says big supermarkets are holding dairy-farmers to ransom with such low prices and many farms in the area are struggling to keep going.

The increasing pressure has meant sending the cows for slaughter is the only way to pay the bills.

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