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1st March, 2012

Police today appealed for witnesses following an arson attack on an Oswestry fitness club.

A lighted newspaper was pushed through the letterbox of Zion Fitness in Coney Green between 8.30pm and 10.10pm Wednesday 29th February...

10th February, 2012

We will be holding a launch event on Wednesday 22nd February from 10.00-16.00 at Oceans Fish and Chips, Sutton Hill, Telford this will be supported by the Outreach Vehicle and red watch will be attending with the Fire engine in the...

2nd February, 2012

Police in Telford are investigating following a suspicious house fire in Sutton Hill. The incident occurred sometime between 12pm and 1pm on Tuesday 31st January 2012, at an address on Spring Meadow, Sutton Hill, Telford.

The...

27th January, 2012

An 85-year-old Shropshire woman was saved from a house fire when neighbours heard a smoke alarm during an evening phone call.

They immediately called round to see the neighbour in Maesbury at just after 8pm last night (Thursday) and got...

27th January, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is working with RMW Electrical of Shrewsbury to test electric blankets for free in the Shrewsbury and Oswestry areas.

If the pilot scheme is successful, it is hoped to offer more sessions later this year...

25th January, 2012

The death of a lone, elderly and vulnerable woman in a house fire was tragically predicted by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

In a report to the fire authority in December, fire chiefs forecast that the next victim of a house fire in...

17th January, 2012

Police officers are investigating following a car fire in Woodside Telford at the weekend.

The incident occurred outside an address on Wantage, Woodside Telford on Sunday 15 January and police believe the car was set alight deliberately...

10th January, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and Telford and Wrekin Council have issued a joint warning to householders to take extra care with portable heaters after a Telford family narrowly escaped a house fire which ripped through their home.

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10th January, 2012

With a couple of months worth of dark nights and mornings still ahead of us the Safer Roads Partnership are again reminding people when out walking, cycling or running near the roads to think about whether they can be seen by other road users....

3rd January, 2012

The Christmas holiday has been a busy time for staff at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Permanently on call at the county’s 23 fire stations, they have dealt with a total of 193 calls since the beginning of December, reported Deputy...

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