Cash-strapped council pay £1million for ‘slinky’ sculpture eye-sore
12 Sep
2011
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A CASH-STRAPPED council have been criticised for ‘wasting’ GBP1 million on an ‘eyesore’ sculpture which has been likened to a cow’s spine and a ‘massive slinky spring’. Shropshire Council – who are cutting jobs in a bid to save GBP30 million – have so far spent over a million pounds on the project to erect [...]

Face found in world famous bridge
24 May
2011
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A HIDDEN face has been discovered underneath a historic bridge – believed to be that of the man who built the iconic structure. The world-famous Iron Bridge, in Shropshire, was built in 1779 by Abraham Darby III but only recently has the ‘guarded secret’ come to light. For hidden underneath the bridge, lies a mysterious [...]

Horse rescued from frozen lake »

THESE dramatic pictures show the moments when brave firefighters risked their lives to rescue a horse from a treacherous frozen lake.  The eleven-strong team spent more than two hours painstakingly chipping away the ice after the horse became trapped in the water at Patshull Park Hotel Golf and County Club in Pattingham, Shropshire.  When they [...]

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