A giant moth with markings similar to the Star Wars soldiers the storm troopers has been discovered at a factory in Telford.
A new disability hate crime campaign is being launched today across Shropshire and Telford.
The Earl of Wessex is to open a state-of-the-art Academy in Telford today (11 October).
Four people, including a pensioner in her 80s, were injured in a two-car crash in Telford this weekend.
The woman was a passenger in one of the cars which crashed in Roden Lane, Telford, suffering serious injuries including chest and back pain as well as cuts and an abdominal injury.
She was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire accompanied by a trauma doctor.
The driver, a man in his 40s, was taken to the same hospital with a suspected injury to his pelvis, as well as chest and abdominal pain caused by the crash, which happened at around 4.20pm yesterday.
The driver of the second car, a man in his 60s, suffered a suspected fractured rib and was taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital along with his passenger, a woman in her 40s, who had chest pain.
Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in Telford shortly before 5.30pm yesterday afternoon. It took place on Kemberton Road at the junction with the Cuckoo Oak roundabout. Police say the road there is likely to be closed until lunchtime today.
Three elderly men have been taken to hospital after their car veered off the road, hit another car, and crashed through roadside railings, ending up on a wall.
The driver of the car, who was in his 80s, and his two passengers, both in their 70s, were taken to hospital for treatment and assessment.
Paramedics were called to the crash at the Hollingswood roundabout, near Asda in Telford, at around 5.40pm yesterday.
A couple in the second car, who were in their 20s, were examined by ambulance crews at the scene before being released.
The Daily Telegraph claims the MP for Wrekin, Shropshire - Mark Pritchard - told an undercover reporter he could use his “network” to set up meetings with politicians in countries where he had parliamentary connections.
The Conservative MP is heard in the covert footage saying: "To be completely brutal, I know the mayor, I know the prime minister, I know the speaker.“I don’t lobby. I don’t, whatever. But my network I will use.”
The newspaper claims the MP was secretly filmed offering his services as a consultant and offering to fix up meetings, including dinner with the prime minister of Malta.
The MP has denied the claims and has asked the parliamentary standards watchdog to investigate.
A Labour Party spokeswoman said:
It is right that Mr Pritchard has referred himself to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.
It is essential that the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards urgently investigate to ascertain whether or not the House of Commons Code of Conduct has been upheld in principle and practice.
– Labour Party spokeswoman
Every passing scandal and further investigation only goes to reinforce why Ed Miliband was right earlier this year to call for new rules and new limits on MP's outside earnings.
The perception that some MPs are only in it for what they can get, not for what they can give, merely serves to further undermine Parliament.
Corporal Brent John McCarthy's family paid tribute to him today.
A coroner has recorded that Cpl Brent McCarthy and Welsh Guard Lance Cpl Davies were unlawfully killed while on act of service.
Brent John McCarthy, from Telford, was shot in Afghanistan in May 2012 at a petrol base in Helmand province.
Cpl Brent McCarthy poses for a picture with an afghan policeman just moments before the policeman opens fire and turns the gun on the RAF airman from Telford.
Today, an inquest into the death of Cpl Brent McCarthy has resumed at Oxford Coroners Court.
Read the latest here.
Army Major Greg Sangster said Cpl Brent McCarthy was treated no differently. He said he was trained in a self defensive role to protect himself and others around him.
He told the inquest Cpl McCarthy's training was more than sufficient for the level of threat. He denied funding was an issue in this case.