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Australia death couple rugby memorial raises thousands

Jason Francis, 29, was hit by a car near the Perth home he shared with partner Alice Robinson. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Councils 'failing' to prosecute blue badge abusers

Figures show 62% of councils did not take action against people misusing blue badge permits. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Matches held in Bridgnorth for Australia death couple

Money is being raised for the families of a young British couple who died within hours of each other. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Sunderland 1-1 Shrewsbury Town

Josh Maja scores his 14th goal of the season for Sunderland, but they are held to a draw by Shrewsbury in League One. Source: BBC...

New Year Honours 2019: Clun volunteer 'humbled' by award

Former social worker Joan Kerry has been recognised for her tireless work in south Shropshire. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Parking fees rise at many hospitals in 2017-18, analysis finds

Some NHS trusts doubled the cost of certain stays in 2017-18, freedom of information requests show. Source: BBC News Shropshire

UK couple die within hours of each other in Australia

Jason Francis was run over after a day out with friends, and his partner Alice Robinson died hours later. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Accrington Stanley 2-1 Shrewsbury Town

Accrington keep their League One play-off ambitions on track with back-to-back victories after celebrating a Boxing Day victory over Shrewsbury. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Driver dies in collision with lorry in Telford

Police appeal for witnesses after the crash on Wellington Road, near Donnington, on Sunday. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shrewsbury Christmas Festival cancelled after one day

Organisers said circumstances beyond their control led to the cancellation of the "Wonderland". Source: BBC News Shropshire

Tread the Globe couple share their travelling highlights

Shropshire couple home for Christmas after first eight months of their global trek. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shrewsbury Town 1-0 Coventry City

Aaron Amadi-Holloway's header downs Coventry to hand Sam Ricketts his first win as Shrewsbury manager. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Polar Express franchise helps steam railway think big

A steam railway is expanding with money raised through a popular Polar Express Christmas service. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Telford boy Jimmy Owens detained for cricket bat murder

Derek Whyteside was hit over the head from behind by his killer, who had "emerged from the bushes". Source: BBC News Shropshire

'Why pantomime deserves more respect'

Actors and fans of pantomime explain why this very British tradition should not be sneered at. Source: BBC News Shropshire

'Filthy' Telford Indian takeaway fined over cat

Mint Ltd had previously admitted four charges related to breaches of food hygiene. Source: BBC News Shropshire