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Well-wishers have donated more than £10,000 for a 4ft 6in, frail and visually impaired pensioner who was mugged outside his house.

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Star comment: Progress in mobile campaign

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Thank you for listening, Sajid Javid. A few weeks ago, when Shropshire tried to give him a petition signed by over 2,000 people calling for better mobile phone coverage in this county, he was too busy to receive it.

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Star comment: Progress in mobile campaign

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Thank you for listening, Sajid Javid. A few weeks ago, when Shropshire tried to give him a petition signed by over 2,000 people calling for better mobile phone coverage in this county, he was too busy to receive it.

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