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Sam Ricketts: Shrewsbury Town close to appointing Wrexham manager

Shrewsbury Town are close to appointing Wrexham boss Sam Ricketts as their new manager, BBC Radio Shropshire reports. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Macey Hand climbs London's O2 on her prosthetic blades

Macey Hand raised £1,000 for a charity that helps people who have lost limbs. Source: BBC News Shropshire

'Humble' Chinese art valued at £400 sells for £35k

The Chinese bamboo root carving is believed to date from the early 17th century. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Inmates' protein shake egg shell waste clogs drains

Severn Trent noticed "something peculiar was going on" with the waste at HMP Stoke Heath. Source: BBC News Shropshire

How a newspaper column 'started' 50-year-old Telford

Fifty years ago, Telford in Shropshire came into being after an article by a man named Scoop. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Clare's Law: The women who risk their lives by refusing information

Many women are refusing information from police that could save their lives - why? Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shropshire baby deaths: Hospital trust 'has bullying culture'

Inspectors say emergency and maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust are unsafe. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Plymouth Argyle

Goals in each half from Greg Docherty and Fejiri Okenabirhie seal victory for Shrewsbury against Plymouth. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Terminally ill Noel Conway loses Supreme Court appeal

Noel Conway said he was "extremely disappointed" as his court battle for assisted dying ends. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Mike Flynn: Newport deny Shrewsbury approach for Newport County manager

Newport County say there has been no official approach from Shrewsbury for Mike Flynn to fill their vacant manager position. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Commuters across Wales must 'share the pain'

Transport for Wales warns of overcrowding and limited rail services amid "unprecedented" problems. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Wycombe Wanderers 3-2 Shrewsbury Town

Wycombe record their fifth consecutive home league win as they down a spirited Shrewsbury side 3-2 in an entertaining game. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Statue marks 50 years since Ifton Colliery's closure

Some 1,200 men lost their jobs when Ifton Colliery, near Oswestry, shut in 1968. Source: BBC News Shropshire

The Telford five-year-olds using knives in class

A head teacher has returned from Finland with a new philosophy for teaching her youngsters. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Shropshire farm sells its milk from vending machine

Self-service customers are filling up bottles of milk just feet from the cows that made it. Source: BBC News Shropshire

Midwife struck off for misconduct over baby deaths

In one case Heather Lort did not provide "effective resuscitation" to newborn Kate Stanton-Davies. Source: BBC News Shropshire