West Mercia Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked by two dogs in Telford.Read the full story ›
Seven people charged with conspiracy to murder a teenager at a house in Telford will appear in court today.Read the full story ›
Police have charged five people with conspiracy to murder a teenager who was found injured at a Telford house.
The five have all been charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to sexually assault a male aged 13 or over by penetration and false imprisonment.
It is believed the incident took place some time between 27 August and 1 September when the report was made at 12.19am.
The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.
The five, aged 19-25, will appear at the Telford Magistrate Court on Monday.
Sun 4th Sept (Telford Town Park QEII Fields, Telford)
Thousands are expected to attend The Kite Festival in Telford this weekend to watch the skies filled with a dazzling array of colour and shapes.
There will be a range of activities for all the family to get involved with including, build your own kite workshops and special kite flying display.
“The Telford Kite Festival looks set to be a real feel good day. We just hope for blue skies and a decent wind! I am sure lots of families will come along but we are also getting interest from representatives of kite flying groups from as far afield as London so we are looking forward to a festival of kite flying.” - Councillor Liz Clare, Telford & Wrekin Council
For times, prices and more information visit: www.discovertelford.co.uk
The X Factor made an emotional return as a single mother from Telford who previously had a recording contract was given a second chance.Read the full story ›
Officers say both of the men spoke with a Polish accent and are appealing to the local Polish community for help.Read the full story ›
A man from Telford who died in a collision on the M6 on Sunday (21 August) has been named as Anthony Marston.
The married 54-year-old father of two was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash between junctions 10 and 10A on the northbound carriageway at around 3pm.
The motorway remained closed for several hours while emergency services worked to clear the debris and repair the road surface.
In a moving tribute, Mr Marston’s family have said:
"Tony was a loving father to Laura and Luke and husband to Sue. He lived life to the full, he was one of life’s original characters who will be deeply missed by all who knew him."
The former Aston Villa player died following contact with police outside an address in Meadow Close in Trench near Telford.Read the full story ›
Two West Mercia Police officers have been advised they are under criminal investigation after the former footballer died after being taseredRead the full story ›
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is investigating the death of a 48 year old man, reported to be Dalian Atkinson in Telford. In a statement the IPCC said:
At this stage the IPCC is aware a Taser was used on the man before he became ill...
IPCC Investigators are at the scene gathering the available information and are attending the post incident procedures to supervise the recovery of initial evidence.
The IPCC is conducting a full and thorough investigation into all of the circumstances surrounding his death including the use of force.