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Voter registration ends today

You have until the end of today to register to vote or you won’t be able to vote to leave the EU. If you haven’t already received your polling card through the post you’re not registered. Don’t miss out on

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Happy New Year

Thank you to everyone who has supported us this year and helped put UKIP on the electoral map. We hope you will continue to give us your support in 2016 and in return we will continue to work to make our borough

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2017 Local Elections

Elections for all divisions of Shropshire Council will take place in May 2017. All four branches in Shropshire are involved in this election and are keen to hear from members and supporters who are interested in standing as a UKIP candidate in

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New County Chairman

UKIP Telford & Wrekin branch chairman, Cllr Stuart Parr, was elected chairman of the Shropshire County Committee at the county AGM in January. The county committee co-ordinates the activities of the four branches in Shropshire where appropriate and the county chairman

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Statement from UKIP North Shropshire on Cllr Steve Glover’s move to the Conservative party

In recent months Cllr Glover has experienced health problems serious enough to warrant advice that he should not drive a car. Sadly Cllr Glover chose to ignore this advice and continued to drive, despite having a subsequent accident. UKIP North

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Douglas Carswell is UKIP’s first elected MP

Douglas Carswell has won the Clacton by-election for UKIP by a huge margin, increasing his majority and becoming UKIP’s first elected MP. John Bickley came unbelievably close to unseating Labour in the Heywood & Middleton by-election, falling short by just

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Severn Trent apologise for illegal road signs

Severn Trent have issued an apology after placing illegal metric road signs at roadworks in Baschurch. UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Shrewsbury & Atcham, Suzanne Evans, expressed her astonishment that a company that digs up roads on a daily basis didn’t

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David Cameron’s utter humiliation

The former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Juncker, has been appointed president of  the EU Commission. David Cameron made a big noise about opposing Juncker’s appointment in an attempt to convince people of his eurosceptic credentials. He even said at one point

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Tories hold Newark but UKIP slash majority

The Conservatives have won the Newark by-election but with a much reduced majority thanks to UKIP’s Roger Helmer. Tory candidate Robert Jenrick went into the election defending Patrick Mercer’s 16,152 vote majority and 44th safest seat and won by a

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Shrewsbury & Atcham PPC announced

Shrewsbury & Atcham branch have announced their prospective parliamentary candidate for next year’s general election. Suzanne Evans, who is originally from Shrewsbury but has lived in London for the last few years, is planning a return to her home town to

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