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Hilton man who caused 11-day fire which partially closed A50 ordered to remove waste or he could face jail

A Hilton man has been ordered to remove hundreds of tonnes of illegally dumped waste or he could face up to two years in prison. Giovanni Persico, 57, burned more than 300 tonnes of bales and waste containing plastics and other shredded material at...

Tuesday, 16:16 in Regional West
 

Midway woman caught up in Manchester Arena terror attack tells of her nightmare year

A Midway woman who was caught up in the Manchester Arena bombing has told how it left her frightened to be around lots of people and afraid of loud bangs. Daisy Rose Portman was still inside the venue after watching Ariana Grande perform on May 22...

Tuesday, 15:26 in Regional West
 

This is why former Defence Secretary Michael Portillo was filming in Burton today

Former MP and Cabinet Minister Michael Portillo was filming in Burton today - to highlight one of the town's best treasures. The 64-year-old, who held a number of high profile positions between 1984 and 2005 during a glittering political career was...

Tuesday, 14:45 in Regional West
 

This children's bouncy castle is on sale at Aldi - but you'll need to be quick

Transform your garden into a magical wonderland for your kids with this fabulous bouncy castle. Great for birthdays and summer garden parties this will allow them to keep fit, have fun and burn all that excess energy at the same time. Inflating in...

Tuesday, 14:29 in Lifestyle
 

McDonald's Drive Thru in Burton set to reopen following major digital revamp - here's what will be different

A McDonald's restaurant in Burton is set to reopen following a major digital transformation. The the drive thru fast food eatery in Centrum East Retail Park will reopen on Wednesday, May 23, bringing with it a new "click and collect"...

Tuesday, 14:05 in Regional West
 

Winshill man who engaged in sexual communication with an underage girl is due in court

A 20-year-old Winshill man who has admitted engaging in sexual communication with an underage girl is due to be sentenced next week Jack Peters, of Vancouver Drive, Winshill, previously appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court where he...

Tuesday, 13:40 in Regional West
 
This frozen Kopparberg cider from B&M and Iceland looks VERY tempting

This frozen Kopparberg cider from B&M and Iceland looks VERY tempting

As warm weather becomes more of a permanent fixture in Derby, many of us are reaching for the coldest drink we can lay our hands on. With the bank holiday looming, many of us will be looking for creative ways to quench our thirst. If you're looking...

Tuesday, 13:35 in Lifestyle
 
Where are Burton Albion's first pre-season friendlies of the summer?

Where are Burton Albion's first pre-season friendlies of the summer?

Burton Albion will begin their 2018-19 pre-season friendly schedule at Mickleover Sports on Friday July 13. The Brewers have confirmed their first three friendly fixtures for the summer as they gear up for a return to League One following two...

Tuesday, 12:48 in Sport
 

M&S bosses look to close more than 100 stores - is Burton safe?

Burton's M&S shop is safe after the food and clothing chain announced it will be shutting more than 100 stores by 2022, with thousands of jobs at risk. Marks & Spencer, which has a store in Burton Coopers Square shopping centre, has released a...

Tuesday, 12:40 in Regional West
 
Chesterfield transfer list one-time Burton Albion 'target' Kristian Dennis

Chesterfield transfer list one-time Burton Albion 'target' Kristian Dennis

Chesterfield have transfer-listed star striker Kristian Dennis, who has previously been linked with Burton Albion. The 28-year-old - who was reportedly interesting the Brewers in December - scored 21 goals for the Spireites in 2017-18 as they were...

Tuesday, 12:10 in Sport
 

Major Tatenhill road to be CLOSED for an EXTRA MONTH and new details revealed on Burton Bridge work

Motorists are set to face double trouble when it comes to traffic in and around Burton as a major road is set to be closed for another month - while work starts on Burton Bridge. Staffordshire County Council has revealed that Branston Road, in...

Tuesday, 11:44 in Regional West
 

Theme park launches flash sale - but you'll have to act fast

Drayton Manor Theme Park has launched half-price tickets ready for May half term - but you'll need to act quickly. Tickets from the flash sale can now be redeemed between Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, June 3, but only for a limited time. There's a...

Tuesday, 11:34 in Lifestyle
 

Grimethorpe Colliery Band to perform in Burton with Gresley Male Voice Choir

A band which featured in the 1995 hit film Brassed Off! starring Ewan McGregor will be performing in Burton next month. Grimethorpe Colliery Band is set to show off its talents when members join Gresley Male Voice Choir on stage at Burton Town Hall....

Tuesday, 11:24 in Regional West
 
How Lloyd Dyer could give Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough a summer transfer window problem

How Lloyd Dyer could give Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough a summer transfer window problem

Nigel Clough knows what a unique asset Lloyd Dyer is to his Burton Albion team - and how difficult he would be to replace. Dyer has been offered a new deal this summer as one of six Brewers players out of contract next month. The 35-year-old winger...

Tuesday, 11:13 in Sport
 

Burton healthcare heroes chosen to represent the Midlands in the NHS Birthday Awards

Two Burton Queen's Hospital workers have been chosen out of hundreds to represent the Midlands and East region at the NHS Birthday Awards. Consultant urological surgeon Jyoti Shah and advanced nurse practitioner Sarah Minns from the Belvedere Road...

Tuesday, 11:11 in Regional West
 


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