- Remembrance events held around the county
- Shropdoc gets funding for new rural health service
- Two new aircraft delivered to RAF Cosford museum
- Updates on Friday 11 November 2016
We'll be back with our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday.
Whatever you have planned this weekend have a good one.
On Midlands Today this evening we'll have powerful scenes from Armistice Day services across the West Midlands, as well as an update on Children in Need.
That and more on Midlands Today from 18:30 on BBC One.
A Ludlow firefighter has been picked to play rugby for England's fire service in a match against Wales.
It's the third year in a row that 26-year-old George Jacks has been selected for the game, which will be played in Newport in front of an expected 5,000 spectators.Copyright: Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service
Jacks plays at flanker for Ludlow Rugby Club and will wear the number six shirt when he represents his country on 25 November.Quote Message: Unfortunately we have lost every time I’ve played but hopefully this time it will be third time lucky and we will win." from George Jacks Ludlow rugby player/fireman
The New Saints travel up to Scotland this weekend to take on Livingston in the Irn Bru Cup.
The competition was opened up to teams from Wales and Northern Ireland this year and TNS are the sole remaining non-Scottish side left in the tournament.Copyright: Getty Images
Their Scottish League One opponents were forced to play a replay against Crusaders of Northern Ireland in the previous round, after fielding an ineligible player.
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The last bank left in Broseley will close its doors for the final time next year.Copyright: Getty Images
Police have revealed they will work to deport two Romanian nationals jailed for a string of distraction thefts.
Bogdan Vranceanu, 31, and Atena Calin, 20, both of no fixed abode, were sentenced to six months and three months respectively after admitting five counts of theft each.
Between 13 September and 26 September this year, 10 people had purses stolen while shopping in supermarkets in Shrewsbury, Malvern, Droitwich, Leominster, Kidderminster, Evesham and Hereford.
West Mercia Police Det Seg Julie Shephard called the pair "skilled fraudsters".Copyright: West Mercia Police
The RAF Cosford museum has got two new aircraft on display.
The German Messerschmitt and the Tiger Moth are the first of six new planes being transferred there from its sister-museum in London, which is having a reorganisation.Copyright: RAF Museum Cosford
Both planes were driven up on the back of lorries and are now on display in one of the hangars.
The remaining aircraft are due to arrive before Christmas.Copyright: RAF Museum Cosford
Our headlines this evening:
- Shropshire marks Armistice Day with ceremonies around the county
- Shropdoc given £75,000 to fund new rural health service
- Two new aircraft delivered to RAF Cosford museum
We've had some chilly weather for Armistice Day, as you can see in this photo by one of the BBC Weather Watchers, taken near Shrewsbury this morning.Copyright: Robin the Raven
We've also seen some beautiful blue skies overhead.Copyright: Snapper Simon
Kevin Turley from Shifnal wanted to do something special to mark Armistice Day this year.
So he had his head shaved and then got a picture of a poppy painted on, to show his support for the Royal British Legion and raise some money for the charity.Copyright: Kevin Turley
Mr Turley, an independent councillor for Shifnal, shaved his head last year to raise money for Severn Hospice, in memory of his father, and decided he wanted to do something similar again this year.
The hair has now grown over and he also revealed that some of the dye rubbed off in his sleep.Quote Message: The night after the head shave the loose red dye came off on the pillow. It looked like I'd been attacked by an axe-murderer in the night." from Kevin Turley
Telford Tigers will look to build on their six-point lead at the top of the English Premier League this weekend, with matches at home to Bracknell Bees tomorrow and away to Peterborough Phantoms on Sunday.
Tigers head coach Tom Watkins is challenging young forward Corey McEwen to keep up his scoring form.Copyright: Steve Brodie
McEwen scored four goals last weekend, including a last-minute overtime winner over Milton Keynes Lightning.Quote Message: It was a remarkable weekend for Corey, and he’s a great kid who has come in here, worked hard and is in great shape. He has got the skills to put up good numbers and is very hard to play against, but of course consistency is a big factor for the young guys." from Tom Watkins Telford Tigers head coach
The GP cooperative that runs an out-of-hours health advice line in Shropshire, has been given £75,000 for a new project.
Shropdoc will spend the money on a new daytime service, providing help for patients in rural areas.
It's working with the Powys Teaching Health Board to support GPs' surgeries.Copyright: BBCQuote Message: This is our venture into daytime work to try to support people who live in rural areas." from Joanne Harding Director of transformation at Shropdoc
Petra Krejsova of the Czech Republic will play Switzerland's Tess Sugnaux in the final of the Aegon Pro Circuit tournament at the Shrewsbury Club tomorrow.
Krejsova beat Hong Kong's Ling Zhang earlier, while Sugnaux defeated the 1999 Wimbledon semi-finalist Alexandra Stevenson from the USA.Copyright: Richard Dawson
Shrewsbury's Lauren McMinn features in doubles final at 16.30 this afternoon, her first ITF final.
A Telford businessman who bet on Hillary Clinton making it to the White House is thanking his lucky stars after winning a £720 payout despite her defeat by Donald Trump.Copyright: BBC
Our headlines this afternoon:
- Two-minute silence observed across Shropshire to mark Armistice Day
- Two families raise money to send children for life-changing nerve-surgery
- Halstead to return for Shrewsbury Town