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Summary

  1. Updates on Friday 6 May 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 Monday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Shropshire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Warehouse collapse: The scene that faced emergency crews

    Here's another image from the warehouse:

    Collapsed shelving
  3. Warehouse collapse: Emergency worker recounts moment he knew trapped man was safe

    Rod Hammerton, deputy chief fire officer at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: "He was talking to us. It would be wrong to say he was cheerful, but he was positive and said he wasn't seriously injured."

    He added the problem for emergency crews was trying to extract the man while keeping the surrounding scene stable.

    Rod Hammerton, deputy chief fire officer at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service
    Emergency crews at scene
  4. Warehouse collapse: Colleagues' fear

    BBC Midlands Today

    The trapped man - finally freed after an eight-hour ordeal - was working for Edwards Transport.

    The company's Debbie Belchere has been speaking of employees' fear for their colleague's safety.

    She said: "The initial reaction when we knew everybody was safe apart from one member of the team was fear and dread."

    On hearing her colleague had not been seriously injured, she said: "The sense of relief is just immense, it's just brilliant news."

    Collapsed shelving
    Image caption: Emergency workers had to contend with this scene
  5. Warehouse collapse: Worker 'saved by cage'

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    A worker trapped when tons of metal shelves - and the cheese it was supporting - collapsed on top of him in a warehouse near Hinstock was saved by the cage on his forklift truck.

    The man was freed after eight hours and his family in Poland have been told he is safe. 

    Rescued worker
  6. BreakingWarehouse worker freed after eight-hour rescue

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    A forklift driver has walked free from collapsed racking inside a warehouse near Hinstock after an eight-hour rescue operation. 

    Warehouse rescue
  7. Warehouse collapse: Trapped worker 'in good spirits'

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    The forklift worker trapped when tons of racking and cheese collapsed at a warehouse near Hinstock is talking to his rescuers and is in good spirits.

    Rescuers have created a walkway with pallets to make it easier to get the man out.  

    Rescue operation in warehouse
  8. Football: 'Flood of players' want to play for AFC Telford United

    James Bond

    Sports Producer, BBC Shropshire

    There's been a flood of players saying they'd like to play for AFC Telford United after the Bucks saved themselves from relegation from the National North.

    Rob Smith and Larry Chambers

    Telford's management pair, Rob Smith and Larry Chambers, are currently talking to this season's players about who they want to stay and who'll be released.

  9. Money to help restore canal around Newport

    The people restoring the Shrewsbury & Newport Canals have been given £3,000 by The Inland Waterways Association.

    The money will be spent on materials and equipment to restore the Newport section of the canal.

    Canal work
  10. Warehouse collapse: Trapped worker found by sniffer dogs

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    The trapped worker who's been found safe and well after tons of racking collapsed inside a warehouse was located by sniffer dogs, the fire service says.

    Firefighters are now trying to find a way to rescue the forklift driver from under the collapsed racking - and the cheese it was holding.

    Crews called it "the biggest search and rescue operation in their history".

  11. Weather: Dry and mild overnight

    BBC Weather

    It will be a bright and pleasant evening with some hazy sunshine around. It will stay dry and mild for most overnight, especially for southern parts.  Lows of 11C (52F).

  12. Jury in ex-vicar indecent assault case sent home for weekend

    Mark Elliott

    Reporter, BBC Shropshire

    The jury in the trial of Reverend Kevin McGarahan, who is accused of indecent assault, has been sent home for the weekend after failing to reach a verdict today.

    They will resume their deliberations on Monday.

    Reverend McGarahan denies the charge.

    Shrewsbury Crown Court
  13. BreakingRescuers find a way of getting trapped warehouse man out

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    Another update - it appears the fire service have found a way of getting the trapped forklift driver out from underneath the collapsed shelving at the warehouse near Hinstock.

    He could be out soon.

  14. Headlines: Missing warehouse man found alive; Conservative elected PCC

    Andy Giddings

    BBC Local Live

    Our top stories this evening:

    - Rescue workers find missing warehouse worker alive

    - Conservative candidate wins police and crime commissioner election

    - Jury sent home for weekend in trial of ex-vicar accused of indecent assault

  15. BreakingSearch teams appear to have located man trapped in warehouse

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    Search teams appear to have found the man trapped inside the warehouse near Hinstock.

    They say he is alive and talking and appears to be unhurt.

  16. BreakingConservative wins police chief election

    The Conservative candidate John Campion has won the election to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia.

    John Campion
  17. BreakingFears of second collapse inside Hinstock warehouse

    Nick Southall

    Journalist, BBC Shropshire

    There are fears of a second collapse inside the Edwards Transport warehouse near Hinstock.

    The fire service says the fallen shelving inside may have shifted again as they search for a missing forklift driver.

    They also say this is the biggest search operation in their history and the search could take days.

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  18. Getting close to result in Police Commissioner election

    We're getting close to an announcement of the result in the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

    Some of the counting has now finished and we are just waiting for the final second-preference votes to be added up to see if it is Labour's Daniel Walton or the Conservative John Campion who has won.

    Counting at Shrewsbury
  19. Clay pigeon shooting event extended because of demand for places

    A clay pigeon shooting event near Hodnet has attracted so many competitors it's been extended by a day. 

    The English Open, at the West Midland Shooting Ground near Hodnet, has attracted more than 1,100 contestants.

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