Options for Shrewsbury pool set to be drawn up

Shrewsbury's Quarry Swimming Pool

A list will be drawn up of different options for Shrewsbury’s 100-year-old Quarry swimming pool – including knocking it down and building a new pool to cater for Shropshire-wide events.

Bridgnorth spruced up for judges


A town already in the running for a colourful national title made sure it was at its blooming best again when judges stopped off to check on its green credentials this year.

Force on track to make £40m of cuts by March

Bill Longmore – Independent

West Mercia Police is on track to make planned cuts of almost £40 million by March next year – but will suffer if it is forced to make further savings, according to a report released today.


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Letter: Owen did his utmost

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson

One day our grandchildren will ask how anyone in their right mind could stand in the way of a reduction in numbers of a pest which causes more than 25,000 cattle to be slaughtered each year.

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