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Olympic ace on way for big race

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 23/05/2014 - 11:38
A FLURRY of late entrants have come in ahead of this weekend’s Shrewsbury Grand Prix after the exciting event attracted Olympic cycling gold medalist Joanna Rowsell MBE.
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Dana bid falls at first hurdle

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 23/05/2014 - 11:36
A SHREWSBURY entrepreneur has wished the new owner of the Dana prison every success following news that his multi-million pound bid had fallen at the first hurdle.
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Mellon excited by Town chance

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 16/05/2014 - 11:36
NEW Shrewsbury Town manager Micky Mellon is delighted to have been handed the chance to lead a Greenhous Meadow revival – pledging to build a hard-working team with attacking flair.
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Wyle Cop junction to get facelift

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 16/05/2014 - 11:34
A NEW masterplan to slow traffic down and improve safety at one of the busiest entrances to Shrewsbury town centre has been unveiled. Work on the St Julian’s Friars and Wyle Cop Enhancement Scheme will include bringing in two raised sections of road at the junction of Wyle Cop and Beeches Lane, while other ideas are [...]
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Taylor targets a town revival

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 02/05/2014 - 11:58
TOP scorer Jon Taylor admits he’s devastated by Shrewsbury Town’s relegation as he quickly sets his sights on helping the club bounce straight back up next season.
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Businessman’s bid to buy jail

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 02/05/2014 - 11:57
A  NIGHTCLUB owner today revealed that he has put a bid in for Shrewsbury’s Dana Prison – just minutes before the deadline for applications passed.
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Jackson urging town to fight on

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:34
MIKE JACKSON insists his seemingly doomed Shrewsbury Town side must put on a show for the club’s supporters to be proud of when they wrap up their home campaign against Peterborough United on Saturday.
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Family mourns tragic racer

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28
The devastated relatives of the endurance motorcyclist killed while competing in Dubai have spoken of their loss.
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Goldson up for survival battle

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 10:17
CONNOR GOLDSON insists the stakes could hardly be any higher for Shrewsbury Town ahead of a make-or-break Easter likely to define their League One survival hopes. The central defender knows a decent points return is vital from Good Friday’s home game with fellow strugglers Crewe Alexandra which is followed by a tough trip to promotion hopefuls [...]
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Pound shops in retail war

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 10:16
A RETAIL war between two national discount chains is set to break out in Shrewsbury after Poundworld announced plans to open a shop in the town, creating 30 jobs. The new shop will open in the town’s Pride Hill Shopping Centre on May 1.
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Majority of pupils get school of choice

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 10:15
ALMOST all children starting primary school in Shropshire  have got into the one they most preferred, council officials revealed this week.
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Town boss wary of old boy Lowe

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 12:47
MIKE JACKSON knows Shrewsbury Town must keep a tight rein on old boy Ryan Lowe as they bid to crank up their League One survival push at Tranmere Rovers on Saturday. Jackson was delighted with last weekend’s 1-0 win over Stevenage which lifted Town off the bottom of the table.
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Rejected store plan is revived

Shrewsbury Chronicle - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 12:45
A BID to build a new £10m supermarket out on the outskirts of Shrewsbury has been resurrected.
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TV’s snake man Mark O’Shea bitten by King Cobra

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:13
Shropshire snake handler and TV star Mark O’Shea this afternoon told how he survived being poisoned by one of the world’s most deadly snakes at a top Midlands tourist attraction.
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Telford blast threat sparks evacuation

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:12
Hundreds of residents were forced to flee their homes in Telford after police found suspected explosives and firearms in a top floor flat.
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Shropshire man dies in V Festival shock

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:12
Investigations were today continuing into the death of a 22-year-old Shropshire man who was found in his tent at the V Festival.
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Newport shopkeeper victim of daylight attack

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:11
Two raiders armed with a bottle attacked a shopkeeper and his wife in broad daylight as they worked in their Newport store.
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Work under way on £200,000 Broseley sport pitch

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:04
Work has finally begun on a new £200,000-plus all-weather sports pitch in a Shropshire town after five years of planning and fundraising.
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Robbers punch Telford mother in face

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 15:34
A woman was punched in the face in front of her children in Telford as three robbers made off with just £40.
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Police officer to stand trial

Shropshire Star - Mon, 20/08/2012 - 15:34
A serving police officer accused of dangerous driving on Shropshire’s A442 will stand trial next year, a court heard this afternoon.
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