Star comment: Police still work hard out of sight

police car stock

The days of seeing a bobby on the beat every day are behind us. Though residents in Telford, Shrewsbury and the region’s other market towns and villages might see policemen on patrol, such sights are not as common as they once were.

Phil Gillam: Celebrating our local heroes

Wilfred Owen and the bronze bust created by Anthony Padgett

People are always going on about how Shrewsbury doesn’t do enough to celebrate its local heroes. Even when we do celebrate them, we often manage to do it inappropriately.