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Rape accused police officer 'was committed paedophile'

Officer Ian Naude joined the police in order to exploit vulnerable young girls, a court hears. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Sculpture inspired by war poet Wilfred Owen to be unveiled

The statue is to be unveiled on the anniversary of the poet's death, one week before the Armistice. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shropshire hospital baby death: Midwives accused of misconduct

Three midwives at trust in a maternity care probe have been accused of misconduct after a baby died. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Oxford United 3-0 Shrewsbury Town

Oxford United celebrate their 125th anniversary with their biggest league win of the season against Shrewsbury. Source: BBC News Shropshire

'Gritty McGritface' wins Shropshire gritter naming ballot

The names of 24 new gritters for Shropshire also include "Gritney Spears" and "Spready Mercury". Source: BBC News Shropshire

How wrestler Kendo Nagasaki helps Lee Rigby's family

The former wrestler has given over part of his estate to a charity run in memory of the murdered soldier. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Woman's body found after Telford bungalow fire

An 89-year-old woman is also taken to hospital for treatment after the blaze in Madeley. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Dog in West Mercia Police vehicle died of heatstroke

A faulty extractor fan contributed the death of five-year-old PD Ivy, a review finds. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Ipswich sack ex-Shrewsbury boss Hurst

Championship side Ipswich Town sack manager Paul Hurst after just one win from 15 games since his appointment in May. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Halloween: Pumpkin pickers enjoy bumper crop

As Halloween looms, people have been out taking their pick of a bumper crop of pumpkins. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Summer baby school delays: Parents face postcode lottery

Studies suggest children born later in the school year perform less well than older classmates. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shrewsbury Town 3-1 Barnsley

Shrewsbury secure a third League One win of the season by beating Barnsley 3-1. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shropshire baby deaths trust must report weekly to CQC

Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission has concerns over maternity and emergency services. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Draw made for first round of FA Cup

National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club...

Wilfred Owen statue unveiled in Oswestry

Hundreds gathered to see the tribute unveiled in Oswestry. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shrewsbury Town 0-2 Sunderland

Sunderland score twice in the second half at Shrewsbury Town to move up to third place in League One. Source: BBC News Shropshire