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Star comment: Council’s silence is not golden

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You would have thought that the little matter of the need to make cuts and savings running into many millions of pounds might have been worth a passing mention at the annual full council meeting of Shropshire Council.

Star comment: Changing of guard at the polls

Bill Longmore

The noise surrounding the EU referendum has had an unfortunate side effect in that it has tended to drown out the debate on another important issue which will be determined by your votes today – the future shape of policing in Shropshire and the general West Mercia area.

Getting subsidy choice wrong could cost you

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Farmers preparing to submit their claim for the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme should consider how they could reduce their exposure to exchange rate losses when converting funds from euros to sterling.