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3 hrs ago | Burton Mail
AS many towns continue to struggle due to the economic downturn, Swadlincote is bucking the trend.
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8 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury
A charity which supports seriously ill people in Rutland is hosting an event to make people aware of how to use vital lifesaving equipment.
10 hrs ago | Grantham Journal
Richard Stephen Minion, 30, formerly of Baghdad Road, Cranwell, but now living in Riseborough Walk, Bulwell, Nottingham, admitted assaulting a constable in the execution of his duty on February 12. Prosecuting, Tracey Ross told Grantham magistrates that at 4.15am Minion was being booked into the custody suite at the police station where officers ... (more)
12 hrs ago | BBC News
A woman involved in a crash in which two toddlers died has been cleared of causing their deaths through careless driving.
13 hrs ago | Newsday
East Midlands Airport plans to grow to serve 10 million people and handle 1.2m tonnes of cargo by 2030.
17 hrs ago | Rugby Advertiser
Fire crews from Rugby and Lutterworth attended the incident on the southbound carriageway on the M6 near junction one for Rugby.
18 hrs ago | Hinckley Times
A regular pupil during the day, Darcey takes to her top-spec professional decks at home after doing her homework in the evenings The 11-year-old St Margaret's schoolgirl from Stoke Golding, who hit the headlines as the youngest performer at last year's Hinckley Music Festival, has been invited to make a return visit to that event and has also been ... (more)
The funnyman uploaded a video message on YouTube.com as part of his The Trews series, telling fans his mom Barbara has been diagnosed with the disease.
UNGRACIOUS: You don't have to dig very deep to find the irony when it comes to Jake Bugg 's guest appearance on last week's American Idol results show.
Contractor Jack Moodys Limited will move on to Eureka Park in Swadlincote as part of a bid to revamp the area thanks to a 500,000 grant awarded to South Derbyshire District Council from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund through their Parks for People programme.
SEVERN Trent has admitted that work it is carrying out to lay pipes beneath two streets in Normanton "may be causing inconvenience".
Robert Walker, 34, of Stocken Prison, Stretton, admitted causing A 737.56 of damage to a cell on March 31, 2013, and A 5,350.90 of damage to furniture within a cell on April 13, 2013.
Stamford and Bourne MP Nick Boles visits McDonald's in Ryhall Road, Stamford. With him, from left, franchisee Matt Jarrett, Stephen Carpenter and Spencer Rollings EMN-140503-111206001 Mr Boles said: "They are providing flexible employment for nearly 100 local people - and setting a new standard for high quality locally sourced fast food."
Four employees of a window company which used information stolen from a rival firm to deceive elderly customers have been ordered to pay back more than A 85,000 of their proceeds.
Ashton Dellamonica, 21, led cops on a dangerous 11-mile route along icy roads, narrowly missing cars as he drove on the wrong side of the road This incredible video footage shows a banned driver speeding at more than 100mph during a Christmas Day police pursuit - with his heavily pregnant girlfriend and a baby in the back.
As I watched the slow-motion montage of Kasper Schmeichel's many fine saves at the end of ITV's coverage on Wednesday night, I couldn't help feel a mixture of pride tinged with a bit of concern.