Shropshire, United Kingdom

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Protest camp for Shropshire gas drill test site -
A planning application has gone to Shropshire Council for a test drill on the land, owned by farmer, Paul Hickson, the first such application for the county. It is due to go before planners in September. The application has caused controversy both ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:22:40 GMT
Shropshire border assault case gun rumour dismissed -
Rumours that there had been a shooting in the Hereford/Shropshire border town were dismissed by West Mercia Police. Police officers said they were called to an incident in the Oxford Lane area of Kington, just before 1.30am yesterday. “It is believed ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:58:39 GMT
Commuter alarm as vital Shropshire trains face axe -
Commuter alarm as vital Shropshire trains face axe. Morning rush-hour trains running through the heart of Shropshire are facing the axe – sparking anger among rail users. arriva trains. Tweet. Arriva Trains Wales plans to stop running the morning ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:24:45 GMT
Oswestry councillors welcome £23000 grant -
Oswestry successfully applied for £23,804 from Shropshire Council, allowing it to continue the Market Town Revitalisation Programme it began last year. At Oswestry Town Council's meeting last night councillors welcomed the news, and heard that there ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:08:34 GMT
Funeral costs in Shropshire and Powys amongst cheapest in UK -
It says the average fee for a burial in Shropshire this year was £3,652 - a fall of £600 over two years - while the cost for a cremation was £2,988. In Powys burials cost £4,053 and cremations £3,109. The prices are well below the national average of ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:48:48 GMT
Residents near Shropshire beauty spot make noise over signs -
The signs were put up on the gates into Lyth Hill country park last week, after apparent complaints from one householder to Shropshire Council. They stated: “Please have consideration for residents who live opposite the footpath, and talk QUIETLY ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:10:24 GMT