We'll be back with our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 tomorrow, but keep an eye out here for more updates this evening.
- Armed police hunt two men in Bridgnorth after car fails to stop
- More council-funded homes to be built in Telford
- Rod Stewart performs tonight at the Greenhous Meadow
- Updates from Wednesday 7 June 2017
An indoor market in Oswestry has been celebrating its 60th birthday today, but according to one stall holder, Margaret Edwards, they could do with some fresh blood.
Five teenagers have signed their first contracts at Shrewsbury Town.
They are defenders Ryan Sears and Callum Roberts, midfielders Chris Gallagher and George Hughes, and striker John McAtee.
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If you're going to see Rod Stewart at Shrewsbury Town's stadium tonight, you're being warned you can't take in food, drink, bottles, cans or cameras.
Only cameras on mobile phones will be allowed and there will be catering vans inside and outside the stadium.
The show starts at 18:30 and is due to end at around 23:00 and people are being encouraged to walk or use park and ride services, because Oteley Road will be closed between the Meole Brace and Weeping Cross Roundabouts until midnight.
Oswestry's Country Market has celebrated its 60th birthday today.
It runs in parallel with the town's regular market and there was a celebratory cake for stall-holders and shoppers.
A home-building scheme run by Telford and Wrekin Council, is being extended to Hadley.
The council launched Nuplace last year, with the aim of building 400 affordable homes - Hadley joins Randley, Madeley and Dawley.
The new street being created will have 25 homes, which should be ready by 2018, and will be called Blossom Walk.
The title was suggested by 10-year-old Owen Eggerton, who won a competition to name it.
With no county championship games until 19 June, Warwickshire's one-day side will be getting some T20 practice this week, with two friendly games against Shropshire.
The matches are being played back-to-back on Friday at Bridgnorth cricket club, with the first one starting at 11:00.
The Bears are due to start their T20 Blast campaign away to Worcestershire on 7 July.
A shopkeeper in Bridgnorth has described seeing a white car chased through the centre of Bridgnorth by the police.
Abid Mustafa said, "I looked outside and this white car just went by shop at quite a good speed" and then described how he went the wrong way down two one-way streets.
The police carried out a search earlier with armed officers, and say they are still hunting for two men who were in the car.
I was really, really, very worried because this time of day you've got lots of parents with their kids and elderly people and you know, with recent events in London and Manchester we're all on the edge."
Police in Warwickshire and West Mercia have recorded 64 incidents of cars or bikes driving or riding on the pavements over the past five years.
Figures released by the two forces show 24 of the 36 offences involving cars were reported in the Warwickshire area, the bulk of them in 2013-14.
The statistics also show no real movement upward or downward.
AFC Telford United have completed the double signing of the former Brackley Town utility player Jordan Gough and former Worcester City winger Chekaine Steele.
New deals have also been agreed with Zak Lilly (pictured below), Jonathan Royle, Dan Westwood, and Paul McCone.
AFC Telford United have now completed 13 signings ahead of the new season.
Shropshire director of cricket Karl Krikken said his side's struggles against Wales were partly down being forced to play on a "poor" wicket in Pontarddulais.
They were able to escape with a draw, but not after losing 16 wickets on the final afternoon and Krikken said it was because rain water had been able to get under the covers and on to the pitch.
Shropshire's next matches will be two T20 friendlies against Birmingham Bears at Bridgnorth on Friday.
It wasn’t the fault of the ground staff. They worked hard and they got us on. It was just basically a poor wicket due to the weather and water getting under the covers. It was deemed playable by the umpires and we had to play."
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Whitburn Street in Bridgnorth is open again and armed officers have left the scene.
They've been searching for two men after a vehicle failed to stop for a police car earlier this afternoon and had the street cordoned off, with people living and working there being told to stay inside their buildings.
It's not clear yet if the two men have been located.
Whitburn Street remains cordoned off and officers have told people to stay inside their buildings.
Armed officers are hunting two men whose car failed to stop for police earlier.
West Mercia Police says extra officers will be on patrol around the town while the search continues.
We can't open our door and look out, because someone walked from one of the premises and the police told us to get back into our own premises very quickly."
A woman with an office on Whitburn Street in Bridgnorth says she locked herself in when armed officers turned up this lunchtime.
The police have part of the street cordoned off and armed officers are involved, but they have emphasised this incident is not terrorist-related.
Maggie Rogers said she saw a car race down the street in the wrong direction and that was quickly followed by the arrival of the police, and there are now officers with sniffer dogs searching the area.
We initially thought it was a terrorist incident, but we were very reassured that we had police officers armed here as quickly as they were."
The incident in Bridgnorth is not terrorist-related, police say.
They say officers are dealing with a vehicle which failed to stop for police after hitting another car on Bridgnorth High Street and a building in Waterloo Terrace.
The officers are looking for two men who got out of the Peugeot when it stopped.
Police have cordoned off part of Whitburn Street in Bridgnorth and armed officers have been seen.
The ambulance service say they haven't been called.
The Green Party candidate for the Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency has told a BBC Shropshire debate she wants to see more police officers on the beat.
Emma Bullard also said the police and the NHS were working on the goodwill of public sector workers because of government cuts.
And responding to questions about security, Ms Bullard said her party would fund "more police officers on the streets to make those relationships in communities".
Both the police and the health services are working on the goodwill of those public sector workers who are having to work extra shifts, who are having to lose days off, because of the cuts to front line staff."
Political editor, Midlands
On Midlands Today this lunchtime, we'll be reflecting on the impact marginal seats could have on tomorrow's general election.
Politicians are crisscrossing the country, including this region, as the final hours of campaigning play out.
I'll be looking at the whole picture on BBC One from 13:30.
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UKIP's candidate for the Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency, Edward HIgginbottom says his party is promising to put 20,000 officers back on the beat, if it won power.
He says the cost of funding the initiative of £600m, would come not from raising taxes but by other means.
We're looking at moving money that we currently spend on overseas aid, under the Barnett formula, and our contribution to the European Union. We're going to reuse that to pay for the various things that we want to do."
Sports Producer, BBC Shropshire
The man who created a 26ft statue of an angel made almost entirely out of knives says he hopes that it will make a real impact in London.
Alfie Bradley, from Oswestry, has been creating the so called Knife Angel for more than two years.
It's made up of 100,000 knives collected from UK police forces across the country and there are plans for it to be erected in Trafalgar Square on the fourth plinth, to raise awareness of knife crime.
I just hope it's going to make a difference, make a change. I've had a few gang members come up to see the angel with groups, with different charities. As soon as they read the messages, it creates a massive impact and you can see that it proper touched them."
Hannah Fraser, standing for the Liberal Democrats in Shrewsbury, said her party would spend an extra £600m on the police, but that it was "not all about money".
She told a BBC Radio Shropshire debate her party also wanted to focus more on community policing to combat new forms of terrorism.
Ms Fraser said that her party wanted to see the police budget spent differently.
West Mercia Police has lost 321 officers since 2010 a cut of 13%.
We think that in order to combat these new kinds of crime and new kinds of terrorism that we are seeing, we need to focus much more on community policing".
The New Saints got their pre-season friendlies off to a winning start last night, beating an Anglesey Games side 3-1 at Park Hall.
There were goals from Alex Darlington, Adrian Cieslewicz and Jacob Farleigh.
TNS a matches against Brickfield Rangers and a trip to Scotland before their first Champions League qualifier is played.
The Labour candidate for the Shrewsbury constituency, Dr Laura Davies, says she is worried about the impact of further cuts on the police and other public services.
In a BBC Radio Shropshire debate she was asked why the police shouldn't be asked to make efficiency savings and she replied that while "nobody likes waste" public services were down to the bare bones.
And Dr Davies said the "sensible way" to grow the economy was to invest in the public sector.
People have made the efficiency savings, they have already been made. People are having to make front-line cuts because they have squeezed every last drop of efficiency savings."
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Forty five drivers have been caught either drinking and driving or driving while under the influence of drugs, in the first week of West Mercia Police's summer crackdown.
Twenty four drivers had been drinking and 21 had been taking drugs.
Over the past three years, 122 people have been killed or seriously injured in West Mercia as a result of collisions involving drink or drugs.
Almost half of drivers involved in collisions causing death or serious injury involving drink or drugs, were aged between 17 to 30 and 82% of those were men.
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The Conservative candidate for the Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency was keen to point out that crime has fallen, despite a reduction in the number of police officers.
Daniel Kawczynski was speaking in the last of the constituency election debates on BBC Radio Shropshire.
The number of officers in the West Mercia force has dropped by 13% since 2010.
Mr Kawcyznski says there's understandably been a lot of interest in security since the latest terror attack in London, but officer numbers weren't to blame.
People have tried to criticise Mrs May for cutting numbers of police officers when she was Home Secretary. Crime at the same time in Shrewsbury, has gone down significantly. So it's not just about numbers. It's very much about empowering the police."
Shropshire struggled on the final day of their rain-affected minor counties championship game against Wales, but managed to escape with a draw and eight points.
They lost a day and a half to the weather and the draw looked most likely when they went out to bat yesterday afternoon, but after being bowled out for just 77 in their first innings they were heading for defeat at 15-6 in their second innings.
In the end Shropshire were able to see out the game and closed on 38-6.
The A5 around Shrewsbury has reopened after an earlier crash which caused long delays stretching back towards the A49 and up the M54.
A man was taken to hospital following the collision between a lorry and a car that happened between the Preston and Emstrey Islands at just after 08:00.
There are still long queues around Shrewsbury's outer ring road this morning because of a crash between the Preston and Emstrey roundabouts involving several vehicles.
Traffic is backing up from the A49 and M54 directions.
Conservationists who monitor curlew populations in the county have launched an online "curlew cam" allowing viewers to see live footage of a curlew nest in south Shropshire.
The Shropshire Hills & Welsh Marches Curlew Recovery Project is asking the public for their help, by reporting sightings of curlew, snipe and lapwing.
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Musician Rod Stewart is performing at the Greenhous Meadow in Shrewsbury tonight in a one-off gig.
Doors open from 16:00 with the concert starting at 18:00.
Rod's daughter Ruby and her friend Alyssa Bonagura, who together are in the band The Sisterhood are his support act for the evening.
She says it was inevitable she'd become a singer, given the musical link in the family.
We've grown up around music our entire lives. I mean my dad was playing Temptations and Otis Reading in the house, he got me and my little sister hooked on the Temptations when we were like 7. He's really guided my whole listening and my ear, he's kind of gauged and guided throughout my whole life."
Wheelchair racer Ben Rowlings has set his first ever world record.
The Newport athlete has taken nearly 20 seconds off the previous best time for 5000m, in the T34 category for athletes with cerebral palsy.
The 21-year-old is on a great run of form, having already set three European records this season.
A5 Shropshire both ways severe accident, between A5064 London Road and A49 affecting A5112 Hereford Road.
A5 Shropshire - A5 in Shrewsbury closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the A5064 London Road (Emstrey) junction and Preston Island, because of an accident involving two cars. Congestion to Dobbies Island.
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Presenter, East Midlands Today
The region will have a mainly dry day with plenty of morning sunshine and lighter winds than yesterday.
It will cloud over during the afternoon and some rain will reach Herefordshire and Shropshire later. Highs of 18C ( 64F).
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We'll be back with our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 tomorrow, but keep an eye out here for more updates this evening and into the morning.