The 230-year-old pub run by a local who grew up nearby and wins praise for its quality food

Love Your Local: The Shakespeare Inn, Bridgnorth

The West Midlands has a rich history of being home to pubs dating back centuries, each with a story to be told and a unique character.

This traditional Bridgnorth pub, The Shakespeare Inn is a hub in the community and dates back to 1792.

Fast forward more than 200 years and today the hostelry is run by husband and wife, Dave and Marie Whelan.

Marie, born and brought up in Bridgnorth, says it is special to be running a pub in her hometown, especially one that was on her doorstep as she grew