An investigation is underway after a major fire at a garden centre in Telford overnight.Read the full story ›
A man, whose remains were discovered close to the M54, has been formally identified as Surjit Takhar.Read the full story ›
Five people have been sentenced for their part in a major drugs operation in Shropshire.
Operation Sift centred on Telford and the police used undercover officers to pose as drug-users to capture the dealers and their accomplices.
A total of 59 people have appeared in court.
In the final stage today a mother was jailed for her part in the deals in which she sent much of the proceeds of the deals to Jamaica.
Sharon Anne Campbell, 43, who has an 8-year-old daughter, allowed her home in Telford to be used for drug dealing, she was jailed for 10 years for money laundering and supplying cocaine and heroin.
Courtney Hamilton of Wolverhampton was jailed for 8 years and Garfield Paul Patterson on Telford, 9 years. Two others received 18-month sentences.
All were involved in what the judge called an evil trade which relied on people becoming addicted to drugs. The case was heard at Birmingham Crown Court.
A Conservative MP's member of staff has said her confidence has been shattered after allegedly being subjected to workplace bullying.Read the full story ›
A Midlands MP who was referred to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, will not have the case pursued.
Lucy Allan, who won the Telford seat in May, was accused of doctoring a constituent’s email to add a death threat in the final line.
It's been decided that there is nothing to investigate.
The Telford MP had insisted that the threat was real and from a different conversation with the same individual.
The Telford MP has been reported to the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner over an allegedly adding a death threat to an email.Read the full story ›
A 10-week-old kitten is recovering a a rescue centre after being found emaciated on the side of a road in Telford.Read the full story ›
The first UK summit in a decade to highlight the plight of the hedgehog is taking place in Telford today.
The Day of the Hedgehog is organised by wildlife charities British Hedgehog Preservation Society and People’s Trust for Endangered Species as part of their joint Hedgehog Street initiative.
According to ecologists, tens of thousands of hedgehogs are being killed by traffic on our roads each year.
Other factors contributing to their increasing demise in population include habitat loss, temperature change and increases in housing and industrial developments
The summit is being held at the Telford International Convention Centre
A driver wrongly hit with a £100 speeding fine despite his car being parked in a lay-by has been told human error led to the blunder.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the discovery of a man's body near a motorway junction have issued details of his belongings in a bid to identify him.Read the full story ›