Bovine tuberculosis remains the biggest challenge faced by cattle farmers, a well-known county figure has warned as new figures revealed that thousands of Shropshire cows are being slaughtered each year to combat the disease.
It’s been a good year for lavender – and that means plenty of hard work for workers harvesting this crop in the heart of Shropshire.
North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson has held talks with new Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom to discuss the “fantastic opportunity” for Britain’s agricultural industry presented by Brexit.
Major retailers are preparing to create hundreds of jobs in Shropshire, Job Centre bosses have said.
Eight jobs will be created with the opening of a new stationery shop at a major shopping centre in the next few days.
20 new jobs will be created at a new production centre as part of an expansion by a global engineering business.