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Ben Turner on Burton Albion's recent run of results and the importance of wins ahead of Cardiff City

Ben Turner on Burton Albion's recent run of results and the importance of wins ahead of Cardiff City

Ben Turner says Burton Albion's poor run of form will be harder to turn around the longer it lasts - and he knows just how valuable victory this weekend could prove. The Brewers have lost seven of their last eight games in all competitions, with the 2-0

21 min. ago in Sport
 
Andy Garner: concentration not fitness the reason for Burton Albion's late goal problems

Andy Garner: concentration not fitness the reason for Burton Albion's late goal problems

There are no concerns among management or the squad about Burton Albion's fitness, following a run of goals conceded in added time. Albion have conceded in first-half stoppage time in each of their last three Championship games, away at Rotherham and at

40 min. ago in Sport
 
Woodville accountant blew hundreds of thousands of pounds after fleecing Burton firm

Woodville accountant blew hundreds of thousands of pounds after fleecing Burton firm

An accounts administrator has been ordered to pay back less than a tenth of the £820,000 she stole from the Burton pharmaceutical company where she was employed. Lorraine Adams, who helped herself to the money during the 11 years she worked for Bretby fi

57 min. ago in Regional West
 
Burton charity boss backs court decision to support disabled bus passengers

Burton charity boss backs court decision to support disabled bus passengers

The boss of a disabled charity has hailed a ruling by the Supreme Court that bus drivers must do more to move passengers from seating designated for wheelchair users. The judgement, made today, Wednesday, January 18, declared that in some circumstances d

57 min. ago in Regional West
 
The Voice's Jason Jones to perform at Barton Marina's Waterfront Restaurant

The Voice's Jason Jones to perform at Barton Marina's Waterfront Restaurant

Fans of the voice are in for a musical treat on Friday whena star of ITV's The Voice will be singing live at Barton Marina's Waterfront Restaurant. Jason's performance on the TV talent contest stunned all four celebrity judges who pressed their buttons t

today, 16:48 in Regional West
 

Watch: Wish you were here? Take a look at the history of holidays

It's what many of us Brits work all year for - our holidays, and with an average person spending 17 per cent of their disposable income on travel, it is worth taking a look at the history to the art of holidaying. Derived from the old English word 'Halig

today, 16:13 in Regional West
 
Burton Albion: Andy Garner's response when asked about Nigel Clough and Nottingham Forest

Burton Albion: Andy Garner's response when asked about Nigel Clough and Nottingham Forest

Andy Garner says neither he, Nigel Clough or the Burton Albion players have noticed any speculation or any links between the Brewers boss and the vacancy at Nottingham Forest. Forest sacked Philippe Montanier at the weekend after a 0-0 draw with Birmingh

today, 15:52 in Sport
 
Cardiff City could sign Premier League goalkeeper before Burton Albion clash

Cardiff City could sign Premier League goalkeeper before Burton Albion clash

Cardiff City are being linked with a loan move for Premier League goalkeeper Allan McGregor ahead of Saturday's clash with Burton Albion. Only Rotherham United, Blackburn Rovers and Nottingham Forest have conceded more than Cardiff's 40 goals so far this

today, 15:25 in Sport
 
Good news as lights on the A38 are to be repaired

Good news as lights on the A38 are to be repaired

It is good news that a stretch of lights along a notorious section of the A38 is to be repaired and switched back on. The lights along the busy dual carriageway have been off for months, having been turned off by highways bosses due to safety issues. Loc

today, 15:19 in Regional West
 

Daleks in town as Em-Con excitement grows in Burton

Shoppers out in Burton have been evading attempts to 'exterminate' after Daleks were spotted outside Coopers Square shopping centre. The Doctor Who television show villains though did not have people fleeing in terror. The Daleks spotted floating down St

today, 14:17 in Regional West
 
Derbyshire police warn of fraudsters using social media to ask for money for fake animal charities

Derbyshire police warn of fraudsters using social media to ask for money for fake animal charities

Fraudsters are targeting social media users in Derbyshire by asking them to donate to animal welfare charities abroad which do exist. Derbyshire police have now teamed up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) to raise awareness of the scam.

today, 13:11 in Regional West
 

Watch: The Mellow Dramatics deliver star performance as the frightful Addams Family

A sell-out opening night has ensured Mellow Dramatics has remained the top of its game with its latest performance of everyone's favourite frightful family - The Addams Family. Following on from last year's successful production of Oliver!, the amateur d

today, 12:56 in Regional West
 
Burton student Abi Farebrother designs Wonder Woman's new outfit for the Clothes Show

Burton student Abi Farebrother designs Wonder Woman's new outfit for the Clothes Show

A teenager with an eye for fashion has been designing outfits fit for superheroes as she prepares herself for more competitions. Abi Farebrother came in the top 10 of a national Clothes Show fashion designer competition to design an outfit for a superher

today, 12:09 in Regional West
 
Uttoxeter Brewing Company set to launch beers inspired by town legends

Uttoxeter Brewing Company set to launch beers inspired by town legends

Two pals with an obsession for real ale will see their beers sold at the pumps for the very first time at an award-winning pub near Uttoxeter. Tom Abbott and Andy Ockleton's Uttoxeter Brewing Company was registered as an official firm by HMRC just a few

today, 11:41 in Regional West
 
British holidaymakers in Gambia to be flown home amid concerns of political unrest

British holidaymakers in Gambia to be flown home amid concerns of political unrest

Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers on Thomas Cook packages in Gambia are to be flown home amid growing concerns about political unrest in the west African nation. The holiday company said it had triggered contingency plans after the Foreign Office (FCO) urged Br

today, 11:29 in Regional West
 


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