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Star comment: Safer road use down to all of us

Collisions recorded around Telford on crashmap.co.uk

While Shropshire has much to be proud of, it is a county that is far from perfect. Though it is rich in natural resources and has considerable skills and talents, its infrastructure lags behind that in other regions.

Star comment: Forecasts by Bank of England fall short

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Here is the good news. In forecasting that the British economy would nosedive in the wake of any vote to leave the European Union, the Bank of England has been proved by events not to know what it is talking about.

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.