A nine-year-old boy in Shropshire has begged an NHS helpline to help him quit smoking.
A father's rant on school holiday costs has sparked calls for action over the amount travel companies charge during school holidays.
A Telford couple due in court today could face jail after taking their three children on an unauthorised holiday during the school term.
A heli-cam has captured the aftermath of a pub fire in Telford in Shropshire.
(Video courtesy of www.360skylens.co.uk)
Around 50 firefighters tackled the fire at The Tayleur Arms public house in Longdon upon Tern at its height.
Fire crews were called at 2:30 this morning.
An investigation is underway.
The B5063 is closed in both directions, slow traffic and delays due to building fire at Tayleur Arms Pub between Rushmoor Lane and Sugden Lane (Longdon on Tern).
Around 50 firefighters have been tackling a fire in Longdon upon Tern in Telford in Shropshire.
Fire crews were called to The Tayleur Arms public house at 2:30 this morning.
An investigation is underway.
40 firefighters currently remain at the scene.
A serving soldier, charged with the murder of a fellow soldier in Shropshire, has been ordered to appear in court again on 31st March.
Lance Corporal Richard Farrell has been charged with the murder of Cpl McNeill, who also served with the The Royal Irish Regiment and was found dead in an accommodation block at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire.
A 23-year-old serving soldier has appeared in court charged with murdering one of his colleagues.
Lance Corporal Richard Farrell, who is accused of killing Corporal Geoffrey McNeill last Saturday, was remanded in custody after appearing at Telford Magistrates' Court.
Farrell is a member of 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment. He spoke only to confirm his name, age, date of birth, and that he was based at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, North Shropshire.
Police investigating the murder of a soldier at a barracks in Shropshire have released the following statement after another soldier was charged with his murder.
– West Mercia Police Statement
A 23-year-old soldier was due to appear in court at Telford this morning charged with murdering a fellow soldier based at Tern Hill army barracks in Shropshire.
He was charged last night with the murder of Corporal Geoffrey William McNeill at Market Drayton, Shropshire last Saturday.
The man has been in custody at Shrewsbury police station since his arrest shortly after Corporal McNeill’s body was found in an accommodation block at the barracks at around 9am on Saturday.
He was due to appear before Telford magistrates.
The inquiry is being conducted by detectives from West Mercia Police.
A 23-year-old soldier will appear at Telford Magistrates court this morning after being charged with murdering a fellow soldier.
Corporal Geoffrey McNeill was found dead at Tern Hill barrack in Shropshire on Saturday.
A 23-year-old serving soldier has been charged with murdering another soldier at a barracks in Shropshire.
Corporal Geoffrey McNeil was found dead at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill, Shropshire on Saturday morning.
A post mortem examination will be held this afternoon on a man found dead outside a bank in Shropshire.
The 32-year-old, who has not yet been formally identified, was found near the HSBC bank in Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Police are treating the man's death as unexplained.
Detectives today urged people to come forward with any information that can help throw light on the circumstances that led to the man's death.
Police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old man in Market Drayton, after his body was found in the town centre.
The body was found outside the HSBC Bank in Cheshire Street in the early hours of this morning.
Police say the death is being treated as unexplained, as they check CCTV in the area, and appeal for anyone with information to come forward.
The Shropshire coroner has been informed of the death and a post-mortem examination is being arranged to help establish the cause of death.