Off-duty firefighter saves two canoeists capsized in swollen River Severn
Two canoeists who capsized in a freezing river near Ironbridge were lucky to escape with their lives thanks to the actions of an off-duty fireman.
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This picturesque town played a part in the birth of the modern Olympic Games. Much Wenlock is the birthplace of Dr William Penny Brookes, the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement and founder of the Wenlock Olympian Society. There are lots of walks both in the town and in the surrounding beautiful Shropshire countryside, including the magnificent Wenlock Edge.