Failing Shropshire pub boss guilty of fraud

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The manager of a failing pub swindled his staff out of thousands of pounds by withholding wages for months and finally writing cheques from a closed account that bounced, a court heard.

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Campaigners have vowed to fight plans to close a register office as part of cuts by Shropshire Council.

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Whopping £115,000 raised by walkers in Bridgnorth

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Today is the last chance for people to vote for a project to restore an old cinema to receive a potential £25,000 in funding.

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Shropshire and Mid Wales MPs welcome EU referendum pledge

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Controversial powers could be taken away from non-elected officers following anger over “undemocratic” Shropshire planning decisions.

Meanwhile, in the south of the county, councillors said they felt increasingly under pressure to rubber-stamp everything – and had even been told by officers that some proposals “couldn’t” be looked at by the elected planning committee.

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Yet another large-scale solar farm is being planned on the outskirts of Ludlow, next door to land already earmarked for 32 acres of solar panels.

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