Mid Wales head retires

Caroline Lloyd, Llinos Evans, Jane Evans, headteacher David Evans, Barbara Jones, Ann Bowen and Janet Eagles.

Pupils and staff at a high school have said a sad farewell to their headteacher who retired at the end of the term.

Shropshire schools get better cash deal

MP Philip Dunne talks to pupils at St Laurence Primary School in Ludlow about a proposed crossing outside their school. From left, Liam Berry, Jasmine Preece, Camron Sheldon, Mr Dunne, Chelsea Eichelmann and Caius Holmes.

Shropshire pupils will receive the fifth highest amount of funding per head in the UK - after having previously been among the poorest supported in the country.