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11 hrs ago | Burton Mail

How birthday bash grew into the best small festival in the country

HOW do you fancy having The Stranglers around for your birthday party this year? Or maybe legendary Joy Division and New Order main man Peter Hook or possibly that nice Ali Campbell from UB40? Now that would be a birthday to remember - wouldn't it? For Rich Bryan, that's the kind of party he has become used to enjoying every year after his birthday ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Summers' day as Graham gets set for new role

PEOPLE across several areas of South Derbyshire look set to welcome a new bobbie who will oversee policing in the area.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Burton Mail

SLIDESHOW: Band 'livin' on a prayer' for hospice fund-raiser

FANS of 80s and 90s music icons Bon Jovi are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for a hospice by performing across 26 venues over three nights.

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Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Leicestershire County, England, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Burton Mail

Youngsters learn what it is like to be 'locked up'

YOUNGSTERS in South Derbyshire are being warned off crime in a unique way - by spending time in a 'pop up' prison.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Burton Mail

Games of Thrones influences baby name list

Many real-life babies in Staffordshire and Derbyshire now have names corresponding to their parent's favourite character from the show that airs on Sky Atlantic in the UK and has millions of fans worldwide.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Burton Mail

Football team steps in to help school pay for new nets

A SOUTH Derbyshire school at the heart of Swadlincote's sporting community has teamed up with Newhall Football Club on the pitch.

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Burton Mail

Rise in drinkers avoiding the pub

NEW research by beer campaigners has revealed that 38 per cent of adults in Burton and South Debryshire never visit a pub.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Burton Mail

New book set to help boost hospice coffers

AN author is hoping to continue his efforts to raise thousands of pounds for a children's hospice with the release of his new book which he describes as the 'best yet'.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Burton Mail

Famous gates to be given facelift

ONE of Swadlincote's most well known landmarks is to disappear - for repair work as part of a 500,000 refurbishment.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

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Panasonic Air Source Heat Pumps Provide Savings in South Derbyshire

One of the housing association's aims is to supply renewable technologies to provide its tenants with more efficient, cost effective systems.

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Burton Mail

Cannabis plant haul following drugs raid

POLICE recovered a haul of cannabis plants after raiding a house in a South Derbyshire village as part of a continued crackdown on drug related crime.

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Burton Mail

SLIDESHOW: Cadet group all ready for trip to visit battlefields

AIR cadets will be joined by dignitaries from across South Derbyshire as they embark on a trip to commemorate the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burton Mail

Swadlincote survivor calls for public to return bowel cancer test kits

THE number of people in South Derbyshire taking up screenings for bowel cancer is higher than the national average, but is still lagging behind other forms of the disease, according to a leading charity.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Cervical Cancer, Health

Burton Mail

Warning issued over new copycat websites

TRADING standards chiefs from across Burton, South Derbyshire and North West Leicestershire have warned people not to fall victim to copycat websites when they order or renew official documents.

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Burton Mail

SLIDESHOW: Maps provide area view from across years

DETAILED maps offering a fascinating glimpse into how Burton and South Derbyshire developed from Victorian times to the 1950s are now available free online.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burton Mail

Petition set up to save X50 service from being axed

A SOUTH Derbyshire man has launched a campaign asking a bus company to reconsider discontinuing a vital route between Derby and Stoke.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Burton Mail

Micheal Creedon, Derbyshire Police chief constable

Derbyshire Police has revealed that more than 60 per cent of all shoplifting revolves around just a handful of stores in the area which include Co-op, Sainsbury's, Boots, B & M Bargains, Morrisons and Aldi.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Burton Mail

Asbestos compo scheme details finally revealed

DELS20140411D-002_C.JPG Picture: Lucy ShawA group of five people have put forward a planning application for a micro-pub on High Street in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Melbourne, Australia Travel, Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Mesothelioma, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Burton Mail

Ambulance services hit back at Unison report

Ambulance trusts serving Burton and South Derbyshire have dismissed claims that they are 'on the verge of breaking down' as an increasing number of staff are unable to cope with the level of stress involved.

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Burton Mail

British Legion says thanks to Swadlincote pub for Poppy Appeal efforts

A SOUTH DERBYSHIRE couple have received recognition from the Royal British Legion after their continued fund-raising efforts for the Poppy Appeal.

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