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Teenager arrested at Burton railway station and charged with dealing crack cocaine and heroin

Teenager arrested at Burton railway station and charged with dealing crack cocaine and heroin

A 16-year-old has been charged with drugs offences after being arrested at Burton railway station. He is facing charged of being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin. The teenager, from Stechford in the West Midlands, was arrested by polic

4 min. ago in Regional West
 

Police cordon in place after man is stabbed near his Derbyshire home

A police cordon is in place in a Derbyshire street after a man was stabbed near his home last night, Thursday, December 8. Derbyshire Police were called to Webster Street, in Derby, at 5.15pm where a 43-year-old man had allegedly been attacked. The man w

4 min. ago in Regional West
 
Teenagers shave their heads to raise £4,000 after their friend is diagnosed with testicular cancer

Teenagers shave their heads to raise £4,000 after their friend is diagnosed with testicular cancer

A group of mates has gone under the razor to shave their heads in solidarity with one of their friends who was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The youngsters have raised a huge amount of money for the Teenage Cancer Trust, after pal George Rothwell was

20 min. ago in Regional West
 
Potholes in Derbyshire to be fixed after extra £1.4 million of government cash give to council

Potholes in Derbyshire to be fixed after extra £1.4 million of government cash give to council

Potholes in South Derbyshire are set to be among those fixed after £1.4 million extra cash was secured. The extra government cash has been welcomed to continue Derbyshire County Council's drive to reduce the number of potholes in the county. Repairing po

20 min. ago in Regional West
 
Could your old mobile phone be worth a fortune?

Could your old mobile phone be worth a fortune?

The way of the world today usually sees people get a new phone and discard the old one in a drawer, or hand it down to a younger member of the family, but could you be sitting on a gold mine? Experts have suggested that some models from the late 90s and

20 min. ago in Regional West
 
Christmas rubbish and recycling dates for Burton and South Derbyshire revealed

Christmas rubbish and recycling dates for Burton and South Derbyshire revealed

Christmas brings turkey, presents and lots of cheer but with all that comes rubbish - and lots of it. From the wrapping paper from the gifts to the packaging from all the food devoured over the festive period, there is often a lot to get rid of it. One o

59 min. ago in Regional West
 
Uttoxeter's bollard returns to stop people driving down High Street

Uttoxeter's bollard returns to stop people driving down High Street

Motorists will no longer be able to use High Street as an illegal cut-through when the bollard governing the pedestrianised road is raised once more. For two years, traffic has been flouting regulations on the town centre's main road, with Uttoxeter coun

59 min. ago in Regional West
 
Rosliston pupils learning crucial lesson through Feed Our Families campaign

Rosliston pupils learning crucial lesson through Feed Our Families campaign

A South Derbyshire school backing the Feed Our Families campaign is also using it to teach the children a very important lesson. Rosliston Primary School has started holding food collections three times a year for the South Derbyshire CVS and was only to

today, 10:24 in Regional West
 

10 fantastic festive things to do with the family this weekend in Burton and South Derbyshire

As the weather gets colder and the evenings get darker, you may feel the temptation to cram in as much as possible to your free weekend with the family. From a floating grotto to a Christmas bazaar and some wintery walks with mulled wine to keep you warm

today, 09:16 in Regional West
 
Betting column: the latest odds on Derby County and Burton Albion with BetVictor

Betting column: the latest odds on Derby County and Burton Albion with BetVictor

Derby County's excellent turnaround in fortunes continues under Steve McClaren with the 1-0 defeat of Wigan Athletic moving the Rams up to ninth place in the table and cut to 4/1 from 6s to be playing Premier League football after making it five league w

today, 09:03 in Sport
 
Burton hit by spate of bike thefts as thieves cut locks

Burton hit by spate of bike thefts as thieves cut locks

Cyclists are being warned to be vigilant after a spate of bike thefts in Burton totalling thousands of pounds. Staffordshire Police are looking into at least five reports of bikes being taken from various locations across the town and have issued a warni

today, 08:31 in Regional West
 
New plans for railways receives mixed reception

New plans for railways receives mixed reception

The intention to get train companies and Network Rail working more closely together has met with a mixed reception, with some saying the idea 'makes sense', and others calling it 'piecemeal privatisation.' Transport Minister Chris Grayling has announced

today, 08:19 in Regional West
 
Uttoxeter's new £1.5m recycling centre opening in a week

Uttoxeter's new £1.5m recycling centre opening in a week

Uttoxeter's brand new £1.5 million household waste recycling centre is set to open a week today, it has been announced. Homeowners in and around town have been using a temporary tip at Staffordshire County Council's former service depot, in Hockley Road,

today, 08:05 in Regional West
 
Co-op travel to disappear from Burton and Swadlincote town centres in re-branding move

Co-op travel to disappear from Burton and Swadlincote town centres in re-branding move

Co-operative travel is set to disappear from the high street after its partner Thomas Cook announced it is to buy out and rebrand the firm. Thomas Cook will take full ownership of the 764 travel branches, spending £55.8 million to buy the Co-operative Gr

today, 08:05 in Regional West
 
Burton hospital multi-storey plans to be reviewed following High Court decision on Red House Farm

Burton hospital multi-storey plans to be reviewed following High Court decision on Red House Farm

Plans to build a multi-storey at Burton's Queen's Hospital are to be 'reviewed' after a 150 home project which would have seen the hospital lose dozens of car park spaces was rejected in the High Court. Development company Barwood Strategic Land LTD. had

today, 07:33 in Regional West
 


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