News quickly spread of the dispute between Tesco and Unilever who make Burton based Marmite as it threatened to effect our ability to buy the famous spread. There were some claiming it was because of the UK's decision to leave the EU, others dismissed the claims as scaremongering. Unilever released a statement saying they'd work together to ensure their brands are once again fully available meanwhile in a statement tonight Tesco said:
"We always put our customers first and we're pleased it's been resolved to our satisfaction"
Stocks of Burton made Marmite are expected to once again return to normal levels after a pricing row between goods manufacturer Unilever and supermarket giant Tesco has now been resolved. In a statement the firm said:
"Unilever is pleased to confirm that the supply situation with Tesco in the UK and Ireland has now been successfully resolved. We have been working together closely to reach this resolution and ensure our much-loved brands are once again fully available. For all those that missed us, thanks for all the love."
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A 54-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman in Nottingham 30 years ago.
The alleged offence took place in Vernon Road, Basford, in May 1986.
John Bainbridge, of Beckett Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
The Vintage Years Festival: Sat 18th June - Sun 19th June (National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent)
Fashion, music and classic cars of the 40s will be celebrated this weekend as the National Brewery Centre host a Vintage Years Festival.
Visitors are being asked to attend the event dressed in their favourite vintage styles.
The action packed weekend will include: heavy horse demonstrations, classic cars & WWII vehicles, vintage model railway layouts and children's entertainment.
To celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday visitors can also enjoy a classic street party complete with music and food from the era.
All the team are very excited to once again bring the vintage year’s festival to all our amazing guests. The event is for all the family, kids go free and it’s a great treat for all the dads out there for father’s day so we look forward to seeing you all there”
For opening times and more information visit: http://www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk/events/the-vintage-years-festival-2016--300
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Leicestershire Police are appealing for the public's help to find 17-year-old Amina Khan who has gone missing from the Leicester area.
Amina was reported missing on Monday (23 May) by a family member after she hadn’t been seen since 2pm on Sunday (22 May).
She is originally from Burton-upon-Trent, in Staffordshire, and has been staying with relatives in Leicester for the last couple of weeks.
Amina is Asian, 5ft 1ins tall, of slim build, with long light brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black parker style jacket, a black top, high-waisted blue jeans, white deck shoes with a black stripe on the sole and was carrying a black handbag.