The journey home – 'home' still being the word I instinctively use for the house I grew up in, atop of wild Welsh hillside, even if today it's where I go to escape everyday life – begins with bustle. The battle on the Tube with a case, the dash around Euston juggling handbag-paper-coffee-lunch. It's wise to stock up: the journey to Pen-y-Bont takes over four hours, via Crewe and Shrewsbury. It's very much not the route a crow would fly...
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Sunday 04 November 2012
Hereford 3 Shrewsbury 1: Former Hereford owner returns as Shrewsbury manager to give his old club an unintended boost
April Jones' parents thank the public for their support one month on from the five-year-old's disappearance
Thursday 01 November 2012
The parents of missing five-year-old April Jones have thanked the public for their support one month on from the youngster's sudden disappearance.
Saturday 27 October 2012
Just 10 days after she completed the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, BethAnn Telford was back at work at the US Government Printing Office in Washington, where each time she emerged from her office, she earned a new admirer.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Actor Ricky Tomlinson is campaigning to overturn a 39-year-old picketing conviction and takes his fight to this week's Labour Party conference.
Monday 01 October 2012
Actor Ricky Tomlinson will address a fringe meeting of the Labour Party conference this week as he campaigns to overturn a 39-year-old conviction for picketing offences.
Friday 28 September 2012
Swindon's performances tend to dip on the back of cup heroics and Shrews are formidable at home
Friday 31 August 2012
Detectives have issued an appeal for information after a man was found dead in a field near a canal.
Saturday 18 August 2012
Around 100 homes were evacuated today after suspected explosive materials were found at a house.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Schools re-open in a month. Will schools be different because of the triumphs yesterday of Bradley Wiggins, Helen Glover and Heather Stanning – and doubtless many others in the coming days? Will it be back to Gradgrind as usual, with schooling weighed under by facts, tests and exams, or will our education system somehow be enhanced and transformed by what has happened in Britain during the school holidays?
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Shropshire's finest tells Simon Turnbull about hitting 40, taking part in her sixth Olympic games and the sickening pain of defeat
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Shropshire's finest has hit 40 and taken part in six Games but she is still hungry for gold, she tells Simon Turnbull
Sunday 22 July 2012
Take your time in the Shropshire town where the modern games began, says Mark Rowe
Monday 16 July 2012
The bodies of a missing father and his three children were discovered today in an isolated area of woodland.
Friday 29 June 2012
A key London to Scotland rail route reopened today following the floods that have caused travel chaos and brought misery to many householders.
Friday 29 June 2012
A man has died after being swept away by floodwater as heavy rain and thunderstorms battered parts of central and northern England.
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