AN ELLESMERE man has been sent to trial at Shrewsbury Crown Court after being accused of being part of a drug-dealing gang in Oswestry.

Edward William Goodheart, 43, of Oswestry Road in Ellesmere, appeared at Kidderminster magistrates on Wednesday on two charges of conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin in Oswestry between 2016 and 2018.

He will appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court on Monday, August 3.

Goodheart is accused alongside six others: David Hulse, Robert Wilson, Oliver Dean, Andrew Emberton, Donna Winstanley and Susan Chadwick.