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Telford receive double blow

Soccer :  Vanarama Conference - AFC Telford United v Lincoln City

AFC Telford United defender Neill Byrne’s stay-or-go saga is set to end with him signing for Macclesfield – as boss Steve Kittrick lost out on midfield target Andrai Jones.

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Letter: Fair deal for nurses


The Royal College of Nursing has warned that a crisis in the NHS is imminent as 50,000 skilled overseas-born (non-EU) nurses recruited at a cost of £180 million are set to be deported, because they earn less than £35,000 per year.

Letter: Position on ip&e

shropshire council

Keith Barrow says nothing new in his piece about ip&e, but continues to miss the point that ip&e removes the council even further away from local communities.

Letter: Cycle paths should be used for safety

Cyclists cycle along the path

Cyclists complain that motorists make their lives difficult when on the road. Where there is a cycle path provided they should use it as local councils spend over £1 million each year on creating and upgrading cycle paths so cyclists can ride safely.


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Confusion over metro question

London mayor Boris Johnson sports a cycle helmet as he travels on his bike

In other parts of the West Midlands they are agonising over what to call themselves. In this part of the world, they’re wondering whether to join the other lot.


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RSA fights award to former chief

RSA said if "fundamentally disagrees" with the judgment

Insurance giant RSA is to fight the 1.25 million euro (£900,000) award to the former chief executive of its Irish operation over his dismissal.

Market falls after Greece No poll

Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras listens to Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos after the results of the referendum at the Presidential Palace in Athens (AP)

European markets were lower today after Greece rejected a bailout deal with its creditors in a Sunday referendum that edged it closer to leaving the euro.