News archive from 15 December 2016

Thugs draw 'obscene image' and smash window at Uttoxeter Town Hall

Thugs draw 'obscene image' and smash window at Uttoxeter Town Hall

VANDALS have targeted Uttoxeter Town Hall less then a fortnight after thousands of pounds of tax payers' money was spent on beautiful refurbishments. Caretakers arrived this morning (Friday, September 16) to find what police described as an 'obscene...

 
Championship news: Aston Villa striker on why he left Bristol City, Wolves forward on defeat

Championship news: Aston Villa striker on why he left Bristol City, Wolves forward on defeat

Burton Albion are looking to make it six Championship games unbeaten when Brighton & Hove Albion visit this weekend - but what else is going on around the second tier of English football? We take a look at some of the big talking points in the...

Burton Mail, 11:16 in Sport
 
Mystery surrounds man spotted 'squatting' in Burton school playground

Mystery surrounds man spotted 'squatting' in Burton school playground

Mystery surrounds the sighting of a man seen 'squatting' in a Burton school playground. Staffordshire Police were called to River View Primary School in Suffolk Road, Burton, on Thursday, September 15, at around 4.30pm. A spokesman confirmed that...

 
Search for missing dog Buster goes on as Burton woman leads efforts and reward rises to £2,000

Search for missing dog Buster goes on as Burton woman leads efforts and reward rises to £2,000

The owners of a much-loved Derbyshire pet which has been missing for more than three months have bumped up the reward for his safe return to £2,000. It was 14 weeks ago (Septmeber 16) that Buster, a blue and white Staffordshire bull terrier, was last...

 

WATCH: Baby and Toddler of the Year competition is back

It is nearly that time again when bouncing bundles of joy and mischievous toddlers strike a pose for the camera in the hope of being named a winner. The Burton Mail is looking for adorable tots to take part in the Baby and Toddler of the Year...

 

Watch: Tutbury 900 festival back in 1989

For the village of Tutbury 1989 was a big year as more than 6,000 people came and joined in the festivities of the Tutbury 900 Festival. The village was bedecked with bunting for the pageant day which began early morning with a medieval street market...

 
Cadbury introduces brand new bar to its Dairy Milk Big Taste range

Cadbury introduces brand new bar to its Dairy Milk Big Taste range

Good news for chocolate lovers - Cadbury has introduced a brand new bar into its Dairy Milk Big Taste range. Following in the footsteps of the new range which is made with thick chocolate chunks, Cadbury Dairy Milk has launched its Big Taste Toffee...

 
A50 HGV fire: Road reopens following earlier vehicle fire

A50 HGV fire: Road reopens following earlier vehicle fire

Motorists were asked to avoid the A50 this morning (October 17) after a trailer fire forced fire and rescue officers to close the road near to the Toyota roundabout. Crews from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue were called to the scene just after 3.15am this...

 

Clough: Burton Albion's best performances this season have ended in defeat

Nigel Clough was encouraged by Burton Albion's performance despite the result in their 2-0 defeat at Ipswich Town - and says the Brewers' best performances this season have seen them leave with nothing. The Brewers host Gary Rowett's Birmingham City...

Burton Mail, 22:01 in Sport
 

WATCH: How to carve the perfect pumpkin this Halloween

It's that time of year again when everyone rushes to the nearest supermarket to snap up pumpkin or two. As much of a tradition as trick or treating and dressing up as ghosts and ghouls, carving a pumpkin is a must this Halloween weekend. Some people...

 
Family must have felt like life had ended while teenager Charlotte Mosley, 17, was missing

Family must have felt like life had ended while teenager Charlotte Mosley, 17, was missing

It is hard to think of anything worse for a parent than for a child to go missing. A few hours would be agony, but days would be a nightmare. Not knowing whether your child is safe or may be hurt and needing you would be unbearable. This has been the...

 

Burton Mail signs National Memorial Arboretum giant Christmas card to help world record attempt

Thousands of people from across Burton and South Derbyshire are putting their name to a giant Christmas card in support of the country's armed forces and in the process they are hoping to break a world record. Staff at the National Memorial Arboretum...

 
Almost 150 cars crushed in Burton and East Staffordshire because owners did not have insurance

Almost 150 cars crushed in Burton and East Staffordshire because owners did not have insurance

Almost 150 cars seized by police in East Staffordshire after drivers were caught without insurance while driving or following a crash have been crushed in just one year, exclusive statistics have revealed. Figures released to the Mail revealed that in...

 

Watch: was former Burton Albion boss Hasselbaink too conservative at Loftus Road?

Was Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink too 'conservative' in his approach at Queen's Park Rangers? The former Burton Albion manager left QPR on Saturday night just hours after his side drew 1-1 at Nottingham Forest, his 19th tie in 47 games at Loftus Road....

Burton Mail, 17:10 in Sport
 
The ultimate guide to pantos in the Midlands - oh yes it is!

The ultimate guide to pantos in the Midlands - oh yes it is!

As the festive season gets underway we have compiled the ultimate list of pantos in the Midlands. From John Barrowman to The Chuckle Brothers, the shows feature all-star line-ups - oh yes they do! The ultimate in family entertainment, panto is a great...

 


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