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The Great British Bake Off 2018 are inviting bakers to apply for the show

After its controversial move to Channel 4 this year, and judge Prue Leith letting it slip who won the final this week, The Great British Bake Off has announced it will be back on our screens next year. So if you're marvellous with a meringue,...

today, 22:28 in Lifestyle

Burton mum joins others in viral sign language video for World Down's Syndrome Day

A Stapenhill mum jumped in the car with her lovable son to star in an Internet video sensation which attracted three million views - and raised awareness of World Down's Syndrome Day. Emma Pointon-lee, of Somerset Road, joined mums from across the...

today, 21:06 in Regional West

St George's Park boss reveals her career path as part of Meet the Leaders event

The boss at St George’s Park, the home of the England football team, grew up wanting to be a vet she has revealed. Holly Murdoch loved animals but has admitted she would never have made the grades needed. It was, however, a job in hospitality at a...

today, 19:04 in Regional West

One vehicle accident on the A38 northbound affecting traffic just before rush hour

Reports of a one-vehicle accident is affecting traffic on the A38 northbound for Egginton. Set near the A5121 for Clay Mills, traffic is being affected between 'Beam Hill, in Burton and Willington'. According to traffic monitoring website Inrix, there...

today, 18:31 in Regional West

Wildlife trusts condemn Government plans to introduce badger culling in our area

Government plans to potentially consider culling badgers in Staffordshire and Derbyshire have been slammed by wildlife trust bosses. A cull is being proposed by Natural England, a Government advisor group on issues relating to nature and environment....

today, 18:08 in Regional West
Midway man jailed for causing or inciting sexual activity with child

Midway man jailed for causing or inciting sexual activity with child

A paedophile who caused or incited sexual activity with a child has been jailed for seven years. Martin Else, 56, of Lichfield Avenue, in Midway, was found guilty during a trial at Derby Crown Court of causing or inciting a child into sexual...

today, 17:44 in Regional West

Relief for couple after £23,000 Audi is found after being stolen from Church Gresley street

A couple who were left gutted after their brand new sporty Audi S4 car was stolen from their driveway have told of their relief after it was found a day - undamaged. Derbyshire Constabulary confirmed that the grey Audi had been found in Main Street,...

today, 17:44 in Regional West

Aldi hot tub is back with a splash - and it will cost you less than £280

Fancy splashing around in your back garden? Then hot tub lovers are in for a treat as Aldi's luxury spa pool is back again this year - by popular demand. Shoppers where whirled into a frenzy last spring and went in droves to the budget supermarket to...

today, 16:43 in Lifestyle

Burton Albion sign up to scheme to get mums involved in football

Mums across Burton and East Staffordshire are being urged to take to the football field and join players aged from their 30s to 60s in a female-only league. Staffordshire FA is targeting mothers across the county to have fun, keep fit and make friends...

today, 16:08 in Regional West

Why Nigel Clough wants Burton Albion to toughen up for final eight games of 2017/18 Championship season

Nigel Clough wants Burton Albion to toughen up as they begin their final assault on Championship survival in 2017-18. The Brewers are one of the league's best-behaved teams, with 51 yellow cards and two red cards to their name so far this season. The...

today, 16:07 in Sport

Burton man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash on A38 near Fradley

A man from Burton has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving, police have confirmed. A Renault and a Vauxhall were involved in the crash, which happened at 8.40am this morning, Tuesday, March 20, on the A38. The 55-year-old was arrested by...

today, 15:44 in Regional West

Couple left gutted after £23,000 Audi S4 is stolen from their drive just yards from where they slept

A Church Gresley couple have been left devastated after their £23,000 Audi was stolen from their drive overnight just a month after buying the car of their dreams. Darren Allsopp, 30, had dreamt of owning an Audi S4 ever since he was a young boy, and...

today, 15:27 in Regional West

Man trapped in van after Uttoxeter car wash 'collapses' on him

Uttoxeter firefighters had to cut a man out of his van after a car wash "collapsed" on him. The man was trapped in his vehicle on Monday morning, March 19, when the facility fell down at Shell garage, in New Road. It took several members of...

today, 14:45 in Regional West

The Co-op is asking for people to show their generous side with an Easter Foodbank appeal

Kind-hearted shoppers are being urged to help those in need this Easter by donating items of food while they are doing their shopping. Central England Co-operative is urging customers and members across Burton and South Derbyshire to support its...

today, 14:22 in Regional West

Burton Albion's West Ham loanee Martin Samuelsen withdraws from Norway under-21s due to illness

Martin Samuelsen has pulled out of international duty with Norway's under-21s due to illness as Burton Albion could are dealt another blow to an injury-hit squad. Samuelsen was in line to make his seventh and eighth appearances for the Norwegians, who...

today, 13:42 in Sport

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