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Owners of businesses at a craft centre say there is light at the end of the tunnel after suffering months of problems due to stabilisation works in the Ironbridge Gorge.

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Shropshire and Mid Wales remain on flood alert today - with one Shropshire town's main long stay car park closed due to flooding.

Use our interactive map to find out more about each alert issued.

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"A much loved character who could always be relied on for a robust intervention and a succinct summary of a political point".

West Midlands Tory MEP dies aged 63

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Urgent action needs to be taken to ensure changes are made to a controversial one-way system which has been described as a "fatality waiting to happen."

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'Wonderful Christmas present': Plans for 33-turbine windfarm scrapped.

Do you agree? Or would you like to see more windfarms built?

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A team of rowers travelling 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic look set to spend Christmas Day on the water as their hopes of setting a new world record start to fade.

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A borough councillor has warned a Shropshire town is unlikely to see the return of its recycling centre in the near future.

Should more be done to promote recycling and make it easier?

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Visit a TB-hit farm, Shropshire farmers' union chief tells cull protesters

What do you think? Are you for or against culling badgers?

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Over the past 21 years, about 9,000 people across Shropshire have turned to a charity which provides support for victims of childhood sexual abuse.

For decades it has been the hidden problem, the subject nobody dared to talk about. But with the exposure of the Jimmy Savile scandal, as well as revelations of high-profile criminality including Operation Chalice in Telford and offences in Rotherham, an issue that was once hidden is now very much in the public consciousness.

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The height of sibling rivalry: Shrewsbury v Telford Boys v Girls Older v Younger But both agree on their love of football!

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Phil Gillam: Plunging my hands in the snow of Christmases past

Magical - The front page of the TV21 comic from December 23, 1967

The great Dylan Thomas once wrote: “All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find.”

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Phil Gillam: Plunging my hands in the snow of Christmases past

Magical - The front page of the TV21 comic from December 23, 1967

The great Dylan Thomas once wrote: “All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find.”

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Hotel booking site gives assurance

A major hotel booking website reassured customers their details are safe

One of the world's biggest hotel booking websites has insisted its customers' details are safe after a whistle-blower revealed how he helped fraudsters use personal data to trick thousands of people.