South Derbyshire, England Newswire (Page 8)

South Derbyshire, England Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. See the dramatic video of a 'fire tornado' after massive blaze at Woodville factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Fifty firefighters battled a huge inferno as it ripped through a South Derbyshire factory in the early hours of this morning. Nearby residents were told to keep their windows closed after 60ft-high flames caused thick black smoke to billow into the sky and created plumes of smoke which could be seen up to 26 miles away in Nottingham.

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  2. It is believed that drug users are suffering from the after effects of Black MambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Children walking to two South Derbyshire schools have had to pass people in zombie-like poses believed to be the result of having taken drugs such as Spice and Black Mamba. Parents have raised concerns having seen people they believe are drug users as they walked to Woodville infant and junior schools.

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  3. The church building and adjacent shops were sold off for 200,000 due to rising cost of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    A Swadlincote congregation could be on track for moving to a new permanent base - in a former gym - after their church became too costly to maintain. Expensive repairs and maintenance to the Swadlincote Methodist Church building, in West Street, meant its members decided to sell up and look for a new home.

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  4. Repton School Set to Open New Centre in Bulgaria as First in Bulgaria with English CurriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Sofia News Agency

    Repton International Schools Ltd has signed an agreement to open up a new school in Bulgaria, which will be the only school in the Eastern European state to offer a full English curriculum. Repton School, which was founded in 1557, and several notable alumni, including Roald Dahl, Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Clarkson, have attended the school over the years.

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  5. SATs performance tables 2017: How did primary schools do across...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | This is Derbyshire

    Parents across Burton, South Derbyshire and North-West Leicestershire can check on primary school performance - thanks to newly-released Government league tables. Key Stage 2 league tables have been revealed by the Department for Education covering nearly 100 primary schools across the region.

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  6. Repton School set to open new centre in Bulgaria as first in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | This is Derbyshire

    Repton International Schools Ltd has signed an agreement to open up a new school in Bulgaria, which will be the only school in the Eastern European state to offer a full English curriculum. Repton School , which was founded in 1557, and several notable alumni, including Roald Dahl, Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Clarkson, have attended the school over the years.

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  7. Tricas Construction Ltd has made an application to South Derbyshire District CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Plans for 22 homes have been put forward for an empty field in Swadlincote - and all of them will be affordable housing. The proposed site, off Staley Close, would include 15 three-bed homes; four two-bed houses and three two-bed bungalows.

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  8. The alterations will include the removal and relocation of existing trolley baysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Key cutting and shoe repair chain Timpson Ltd could be setting up home at Sainsbury's, in Civic Way, Swadlincote , as part of an extension to the South Derbyshire store. Bosses at Sainsbury's have applied to South Derbyshire District Council's planning department for permission to build a single storey 17-metre extension, which will include the removal and relocation of existing trolley bays.

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  9. Dog festival Doodlefest 2018 set to return to Catton ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Hundreds of adorable dogs and their owners are set to invade Catton Park for one of the most eagerly awaited events of the dog lovers calendar, Doodlefest 2018. Dozens of cuddly pups will make their way to the Walton-on-Trent based park for a variety of celebrations including labradoodles , goldendoodles and cockapoos.

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  10. Get you suncream ready - temperatures set to soar again this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Sunny skies and rising temperatures are set to return to Burton, Uttoxeter and South Derbyshire this week following a damp weekend of rain and thunderstorms. But the rain is not expected to last, with temperatures upwards of 25C set to return by mid-week, according to the Met Office .

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  11. Patients upset as Rosliston Medical Centre faces the threat of closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Burton Mail

    A South Derbyshire doctors' surgery is facing the threat of closure with bosses saying they are are unable to replace the two GPs leaving the practice this year. They say Rosliston Medical Centre, in Rosliston Road, Rosliston , is also affected by a lack of staff, IT problems and high maintenance costs.

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  12. There are 11 gongs up for grabs at this year's award ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Burton Mail

    The Burton Mail Business Awards are back for a ninth year and we are on the lookout for the best companies, employees and ideas from firms of all sizes and from all sectors across East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire. There are 11 awards to be won, including the prestigious Business of the Year , and firms can enter as many as they wish.

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  13. 15 places to enjoy a champagne breakfast in DerbyshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | This is Derbyshire

    Champagne breakfasts are becoming big business across Derbyshire , as two more pubs look set to join the morning treat party. First, the White Hart in Town Street, Duffield applied for a licence to trade alcohol from 8am, so it could serve bubbly early.

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  14. The stately home is also showing The Greatest Showman but the tickets have already sold outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Film lovers wanting to enjoy a night at the flicks in the great outdoors are being invited to the grand surroundings of a South Derbyshire stately home. The historic building, which is based in Ticknall , will be showing the classic romcom Pretty Woman, staring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts on Thursday, August 2, and horror film IT on Saturday, August 4. It will also be also showing The Greatest Showman staring Hugh Jackman, on Friday and Sunday, August 2 and August 4, but those showings have now sold out.

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  15. 15 things to do around Burton and South Derbyshire to keep the kids entertained this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Burton Mail

    The summer holidays have finally arrived and youngsters up and down the country are ready to enjoy six weeks out of the classroom and in the sunshine. The holidays might not be as exciting, however, for parents who are desperately hunting for things to keep their little ones entertained until September.

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  16. Road officially named after local boxing hero Jack Bodell - here's why he deserves itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Bodell Close has been officially unveiled in Newhall in a permanent tribute to South Derbyshire boxing hero and 'local lad done good' Jack Bodell. Members of Jack's family, dignitaries from South Derbyshire District Council and well-wishing residents all turned out to see the boxing legend remembered.

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  17. Number of Burton people claiming unemployment benefits is on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Burton Mail

    The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Burton and Uttoxeter has increased by 14 per cent in the past year, new figures reveal. The current claimant count stands at 860 people for Burton and Uttoxeter, 50 per cent lower than the figure of five years ago in 2013, when it was 1,715, according to the Department for Work and Pensions.

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  18. Plans for controversial new homes in South Derbyshire village given green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    Forty new South Derbyshire houses have been given the green light - despite having been criticised by civic bosses for "lacking flair". Plans for the new homes near Station Road, Melbourne , have been approved by South Derbyshire District Council's planning comittee.

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  19. Two-day celebration of food, drink and crafts set for Swadlincote town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Burton Mail

    A two-day celebration of food, culture and crafts will be held in Swadlincote town centre - and it will include a Prosecco bar! The free-to-enter Swadlincote food, drink and makers fair will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28 from 9am until 6pm each day on The Delph. The family-friendly event is being held for the first time, uniting a number of nearby business owners who produce their own goods.

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  20. Huge First World War commemorative march will feature South Derbyshire British Legion membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Burton Mail

    Four members of the Swadlincote branch of the Royal British Legion are to join thousands for a commemorative march in Belgium - echoing a poignant military pilgrimage of 90 years ago. The Great Pilgrimage 90 will take place between August 5 and August 9 to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War and 90 years since an historic journey which saw thousands of war veterans and widows visit the battlefields of France and Belgium.

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