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Weekend Picks: Valentines Book Signing & 1940s Swing Ball

Cordingley Hall, Telford, Shropshire: Saturday February 4th 11:00 to 23:00

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The West Midlands Valentines Book Signing & 1940s Swing Ball takes place this weekend and it may be 10 days before the special day itself but February the 4th is set to be filled with books, romance, laughter, and live 1940’s style music.

With over 25 confirmed authors covering a wide range of genres there is sure to be something for everyone just in time for Valentine’s Day.

The doors close to the signing at 16:30 before reopening at 19:30 for the 1940’s swing ball where The Vintage Vocalist will take to the stage and take guests back in time with classics from The Andrew Sisters, VeraLynn, and Anne Shelton. (1940’s dress is very much encouraged).

And all proceeds from the event go to the Help the Heroes charity, spread the love this weekend, but be sure to book your ticket here.

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TRAINS: ARRIVA TRAINS WALES - SHROPSHIRE

TRAINS: ARRIVA TRAINS WALES - SHROPSHIRE Credit: PA

The Arriva Trains Wales service is suspended between Shrewsbury and Crewe due to a person being hit by a train.

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Man with distinctive tattoo reported missing in Telford

Mateusz Abramczuk has not been seen since Tuesday 17 Credit: West Mercia Police

A 29-year-old man from Telford has been reported missing.

Police say Mateusz Abramczuk has a distinctive Shakespeare tattoo on his left hand.

Mr Abramczuk has not been seen since leaving his home in Wellington on Tuesday morning.

His family are growing concerned for his welfare although police believe that he could be in the Coventry area.

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