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Big cheese contest under way

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Dairy producers across Shropshire have been battling it out alongside top industry cheeses at this year’s International Cheese Awards.

Whitchurch firefighter races for blaze girl

Chris Davey prepares for the triathlon at Dearnsford Lake

He's been knocked down - but one fall isn't going to stop a Shropshire firefighter from getting back on his feet to complete an Ironman triathlon to raise cash for a brave little girl.

Shrewsbury Quarry gets mellow yellow look

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It may be best known for its millions of blooms and giant vegetables, but this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show has a new exhibit whose only floral connection is its colour – sunflower yellow.

Family finally starts straw bale house

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A house made of straw may not sound like everyone’s ideal home – but for one family their ultimate “green dream” home is finally coming together in the Shropshire Hills.