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A lifesaving charity staffed by volunteers that delivers blood to hospitals at all hours of the day has celebrated its first year in operation.

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An RAC man has told how he thought he would die after a lorry hit ploughed into him on the M6.

WATCH the shocking footgae.

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Shropshire kennels in crisis at overstretched sites

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London Midland train services between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton have been disrupted and replacement bus services are running because of an "operating incident" between Shrewsbury and Wellington.

There is no estimate for when a normal service is likely to resume.

Road transport will replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wellington.

Winning EuroMillions Lottery numbers and raffle tickets

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The number of patients dealt with at accident and emergency departments within the Government’s target waiting time at Shropshire hospitals has fallen for the third week in a row.

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A Shropshire country house hotel has announced a major investment to cater for an increased demand from couples booking weddings.

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An MP is launching a petition opposing “devastating” plans to close as many as three Mid Wales secondary schools.

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She spends her days dressed in a mud-covered boiler suit while working on a Powys farm.

But now Naomi George has swapped her wellies for high heelsas she bids to be named Britain’s Sexiest Farmer.

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Letter: Who knows what about any merger with the city council?

Telford & Wrekin Council

It seems that the pre-election pantomime season has just begun with an “Oh yes you are! Oh no we’re not! exchange between Telford & Wrekin Council, Wolverhampton City Council and Mark Pritchard on the subject of a merger between the two authorities.

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Star comment: Progress in mobile campaign

Get us connected

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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1.8 million sign up to Paym service

Paym was launched last April and by the end of December, 1,851,612 mobile numbers were registered on its database

Nearly two million people have registered to receive payments under the Paym scheme, which has the potential to eventually link up every current account in the country with a phone number, new figures released by the service show.