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Shropshire library hours to be slashed

Top, from left, the libraries at Bridgnorth, Ellesmere, and Gobowen. Bottom: Ludlow, Market Drayton and Shrewsbury.

Libraries across Shropshire face more reductions in opening hours as part of cost-cutting measures, with one councillor warning the service is facing “dangerous territory”.

£1.1bn deal safeguards RAF Shawbury training jobs

RAF Shawbury

More than 200 jobs will be safeguarded and improvements made to a Shropshire airbase as part of a £1.1 billion contact.The new deal has been awarded to RAF Shawbury to supply rotary wing training to the armed forces.