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Star comment: Brexit vote is legacy of Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage

He’s taken a great pride in subverting conventional political norms. And Nigel Farage can now ride off into the sunset having disproved another of the great political maxims: That all political careers end in failure. Against all odds, his has ended in success.

Phil Gillam: This Shrewsbury scene just says it all

A view from a window at the Bear Steps in Shrewsbury

It was funny really. As a guest of the Shrewsbury Civic Society last weekend, I was just about to deliver a talk to a gathering at the Bear Steps Gallery when I just happened to look out of one of the windows.

Star comment: Turbines must not spoil lives

turbines windfarm wind farm stock

Convoys of lorries carrying parts for new wind turbines are slowly making their way through the Shropshire countryside on their way to Mid Wales. They are rolling steadily from Merseyside to construction sites in the Marches.

Star comment: Change of thinking on Future Fit?

hospital A&E stock

The latest developments in the Future Fit process can hardly be called a shock, because Salopians have become so weary of the long drawn-out saga and their senses have become so dulled that nothing would surprise them now, including if the whole thing was scrapped and they went back to the drawing board.