to this weeks edition of Shrewsbury Digest! Firstly Merry Christmas to our readers, we hope you have a wondeful day and hope you can have as normal a Christmas as is possible given the current situation with us being in Tier 2.
Yesterday the UK and EU agreed a trade deal, meaning UK businesses can trade with the EU tarriff free. Local MP's have welcomed this all agreeing that they are delighted with the announcement.In pub news, the Salopian on Smithfield Road has had plans for them to expand agreed by planners. The owners say this is required
for them to adhere to social distancing rules and also flood-proof the premise as they still haven't opened yet after the floods in February. Also on the other side of the scale, the rock and fountain has been forced to close after it was found they were not adhereing to social distancing rules
and were allowing multiple households to mix. They will be closed until at least 11 January 2021.
A man in his 80's has been hit by a van
on Mount Pleasant road by a Citroen Luton van. Police are seeking witnesses. Anyone with information
is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference
465_I_23122020 alternatively information can be reported online.