Friday Dec 6
Specsavers evacuated after wind damage
Shoppers were ushered out of the branch in High Street on Thursday after noon after a window was found to be unstable.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New calls to reopen historic railway line
Two MPs in the region have written to the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin encouraging him conduct a feasibility study into reopening the former Ivanhoe Line, which runs from Burton to Leicester and has not served passengers for half a century.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
blow for town centre as Debenhams deal off
Plans were first revealed in 2011 to bring Debenhams to join a 25 million extension to Cooper's Square shopping centre which has never materialised.
This Is Leicestershire
OPINION: Coalville left bitter by 'retailers' turf war'
Some people I spoke to during the preparation of the story on the front page of this supplement about Tesco selling land in Coalville said they would never shop in one of its stores again.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
800 homes without power
Residents in Overseal reported hearing an explosion at the nearby sub-station in Spring Cottage before all electricity went out.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Distraught dog owner victim of cruel prank
A DISTRAUGHT dog owner has become the victim of a cruel prank after she offered 1,000 for the return of her beloved pet.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
More affordable homes being built in South Derbyshire than ever
South Derbyshire District Council put bricks and mortar in place for 120 affordable homes in 2012-13 compared to 100 the year before, according to newly released figures from the Government's department for communities and local government.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Doctors surgery could close following review
The Appleby Magna surgery, in Top Street, is currently run by a team of eight doctors based at the surgery at the Measham Medical Unit, in High Street, which oversees services at both sites.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Former soldiers dig deep to support troops this Christmas
The Burton branch of the Staffordshire Regiment Association has thrown its weight behind the Support Our Soldiers drive, which provide troops with toiletries and treats.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Courtney still all smiles despite missing out on taking crown of miss great Britain
Courtney Thurgood, of Overseal, revealed that although she did not place during the compeition, she had an 'amazing time' battling out with 55 other beauties.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Coach firm hired driver who endgangered children
A SCHEME aimed at reducing the number of people killed and seriously injured in collisions in Burton and South Derbyshire will take place across the week.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Ashby Housing protestors, High Street..Peter Bourne, Lorna Titley, Michael Ball, Bob Heller
PLANS to build 600 homes in Ashby have been 'quietly withdrawn' - with the developer told to come back with another idea.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Driver cut from car with neck injuries
Rush hour traffic was being directed by police after firefighters from Swadlincote worked to cut the roof off a Ford Fiesta after the incident at 5.56pm at the Overseal crossroads on the A444 yesterday evening.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Breast implant firm continuing to grow its reach
Nagor, based in Ashby, has revealed that it now produces more than 75,000 implants a year at its facility in the town.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Dog fouling problem to be dealt with
Those failing to clean up after their dog may be issued with a fixed penalty notice of 75 or face a fine of up to 1,000.