Eight teenagers left with "horrific injuries" after gang of gatecrashers burst into girl"s 16th birthday party wielding crowbars

Eight teenagers left with 'horrific injuries' after gang of gatecrashers burst into girl's 16th birthday party wielding crowbarsParty-goers had to take shelter in a nearby pub to escape the violence The gatecrashers smashed windows and cars in Maesbrook, ShropshireTeenagers were also attacked with crowbars and broken bottlesA 17-year-old has been arrested and West Mercia Police said they have not ruled out further arrests | UPDATED: 20:21 GMT, 18 December 2012 Teenagers suffered 'horrific injuries' at a 16th birthday party when they were attacked by a group of gatecrashers wielding crowbars. Eight party-goers had to be taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital after the party in Maesbrook, Shropshire, was raided.

Shropshire council splashes out 1m on town centre sculpture

So much for the age of austerity: Fury as council blows 1m on giant 'Slinky' toy sculpture Shropshire council commissioned the artwork commemorate the 200th birthday of Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles DarwinSome have likened it to a slinky spring and even a cow's spineIt cost 200,000 more to make than the Angel of the North | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 6 December 2012 A council that is slashing jobs in a bid to save 30million a year has been criticised for spending 1million on a 'slinky spring' sculpture. The concrete artwork – to commemorate the 200th birthday of Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles Darwin – even cost 200,000 more than the iconic Angel of the North