Editor's Picks

Star comment: Economy is at heart of election

Chancellor George Osborne makes his keynote address to the Conservative Party conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham

There are fewer than 200 days to go until the General Election. This ought to be a time of successful opinion polls and a sense of momentum that will carry the Prime Minister to success.

Letter: Governing the nation

Ed Miliband

What is it about our current crop of politicians from the tired old school that makes them want to deny English people from having any say in governing themselves?

Star comment: Can solar farms be that good?

Solar farm

If a self-appointed expert, a boss of a solar farm company, or an environmental campaigner, says that there is nothing for Salopians to fear from solar farms, you would justifiably think that they would say that, wouldn’t they?

Sand artist makes a splash

Abigail Humphries at The Cliffe, with her sand-painting artwork

An artist who paints with sand is showing off her work in her home town, before it goes on display outside the county.

Phil GIllam: A new chapter for some

One of the Edward Burne-Jones paintings at Shrewsbury Art Gallery’s new exhibition

Naked ladies (I knew that would get your attention), creating compelling fiction, and also prayers, quiet reflection and remembrance; these are all on the menu this week.

Inside your Weekend Shropshire Star


Everyone's favourite pop princess Kylie is Weekend's cover star. Yes! Kylie! She talks 25 years in music, meeting Miley, and why the best is yet to come.