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Shopping centre to get £5m for redevelopment

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Six projects in Shropshire and Herefordshire have been awarded grants totaling £14m by the government.

They've benefited from the same Getting Building Fund as eight projects in Birmingham and Coventry and include £5m for Shropshire Council to spend on redeveloping the Pride Hill shopping centre.

Pride Hill
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The other five grants are:

  • £1m for a project to create new wetlands along the River Lugg
  • £3m to improve Hereford city centre
  • £1m to develop campus facilities for NMITE at Skylon Park
  • £2.38m for a project to create new healthcare and residential units in Wellington
  • £1m for a Wrekin Housing Group project retrofitting homes with zero carbon technology to tackle fuel poverty

Your photos: Deer take a nap

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The Weather Watchers are mainly sharing photos of the grey cloud which has been hanging over most of us today.

But it looks like Liam Ball has been to Attingham Park in Shropshire today and photographed some of the deer there.

Deer at park
Liam Ball
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A Scottish Soldier
Lower Broadheath
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