News archive from 15 October 2016, page 12

de Ferrers students return from 'trip of a lifetime'

de Ferrers students return from 'trip of a lifetime'

A GROUP of teenagers from de Ferrers Academy have returned home after a volunteering trip to Thailand and Cambodia. The group, which were lead by two of their teachers, visited South East Asia under the World Challenge programme, which helps young...

 
Man attacked in Burton home in the early hours by four masked men

Man attacked in Burton home in the early hours by four masked men

A MAN has been attacked in his own home by four masked men who then ransacked his property in the early hours of this morning. The man was allegedly attacked in the back garden of a property in Clarence Street, Burton, at around 3.15am on Friday,...

 
The Burton Bridge Brewery - how it all started

The Burton Bridge Brewery - how it all started

When Geoff and Bruce first started there were four breweries in the town, with the brewery becoming the fifth. Now there are eight breweries in the town and 25 across Staffordshire. The pair worked together for Allied Breweries in Burton and had a...

 
Full house for Burton's Mellow Dramatics theatre summer school

Full house for Burton's Mellow Dramatics theatre summer school

Drama-mad youngsters from across Burton and South Derbyshire have enjoyed a musical theatre summer school including mime, improvisation and songs from popular film Grease. The Mellow Dramatics Music Theatre Group, which is based at Mosley Business...

 
Derbyshire County Council’s new computer system will help ease traffic on county’s roads

Derbyshire County Council’s new computer system will help ease traffic on county’s roads

Derbyshire County Council is planning to spend £15,000 on a computer system aimed at easing congestion and traffic on the roads during periods of roadworks. The new Derbyshire Highways Hub has been described as a "one-stop shop" which will...

 
Opposition preview: Blackburn Rovers look to end poor start against Burton Albion

Opposition preview: Blackburn Rovers look to end poor start against Burton Albion

With their first Championship points in the bag, Burton Albion travel to Blackburn Rovers on Saturday (3pm) in search of back-to-back victories. The Brewers produced a display worthy of a second-tier side in getting off the mark against Sheffield...

Burton Mail, 16:09 in Sport
 
Burton and South Derbyshire set to be battered by 50mph winds

Burton and South Derbyshire set to be battered by 50mph winds

Burton and South Derbyshire families have been warned to hang on to their hats as 50mph winds are set to batter the area tomorrow, Saturday, August 20, from the early hours of the morning until late evening. The Met Office has issued the yellow...

 
Most wanted Christmas presents predicted for 2016 have already been revealed

Most wanted Christmas presents predicted for 2016 have already been revealed

It may still be the summer, but toy and games retailers across the country are already thinking about what will be big this Christmas - including in Burton. Amazon revealed its 'most wanted' list of toys for Christmas 2016 this week, and top of...

 
Burton Albion transfer news: Brewers sign John Brayford on season-long loan from Sheffield United

Burton Albion transfer news: Brewers sign John Brayford on season-long loan from Sheffield United

John Brayford has joined Burton Albion on a season-long loan from League One side Sheffield United. The move sees the 28-year-old defender return to the Pirelli Stadium nearly eight years after he left Albion - then in the Conference - to join Crewe...

Burton Mail, 16:56 in Sport
 
Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Who will be the next Strictly celebs?

Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Who will be the next Strictly celebs?

The celebrity spots on Strictly Come Dancing 2016 are disappearing as quickly as you can say fake tan and I am scratching my head to decide who will appear in the final line-up. There are dozens of people I would like to see waltz across the Strictly...

 
Burton Albion and Championship news LIVE - John Brayford joins on loan, Phil Edwards loaned out

Burton Albion and Championship news LIVE - John Brayford joins on loan, Phil Edwards loaned out

Burton Albion are fast approaching their fourth Championship game of the season already, with a trip to Blackburn Rovers on the cards tomorrow (3pm). While the Brewers got off the mark in fine style on Tuesday night - defeating promotion hopefuls...

Burton Mail, 17:15 in Sport
 
Teenager subjected girlfriend to waterboarding in in day-long assault

Teenager subjected girlfriend to waterboarding in in day-long assault

A judge has slammed the actions of a teenager who admitted to waterboarding his girlfriend in a Derbyshire home. Zameer Ahmed, 16, has been locked up after subjecting the girl to brutal attacks and 'torture sessions.' He punched the girl to the face...

 
O'Grady: Burton Albion must take advantage of Blackburn Rovers' slow start

O'Grady: Burton Albion must take advantage of Blackburn Rovers' slow start

Chris O'Grady is urging Burton Albion to show no sympathy towards Blackburn Rovers and take advantage of their pointless start to the season in Saturday's Ewood Park clash (3pm). While the Brewers got their Championship account ticking over with a...

Burton Mail, 17:49 in Sport
 
Burton sexual abuse service forced to expand to cope with shock rise in youngsters 'sexting'

Burton sexual abuse service forced to expand to cope with shock rise in youngsters 'sexting'

A BURTON charity which provides education and support for people suffering from sexual abuse has had to expand its cover so it can help children aged 11 and 12. According to Sarac, (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre) the easy accessibility of internet...

 
How did Burton Albion fans react to John Brayford and Phil Edwards loan moves?

How did Burton Albion fans react to John Brayford and Phil Edwards loan moves?

It has been a busy day in the transfer market for Burton Albion ahead of tomorrow's trip to Blackburn Rovers. Within the space of a few hours, Brewers right-back Phil Edwards went out on a season-long loan to League One outfit Oxford United, before...

Burton Mail, 19:08 in Sport
 


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