A three-year-old girl who found her mum dead in bed has been told she is ‘the brightest star in sky’, by her grandfather.Read the full story ›
A 67-year-old woman has died after a collision with a car in Burton-on-Trent.Read the full story ›
Watch ITV News Central's report on how a young woman from Burton-on-Trent, who was a former school prefect and girl-guide, became radicalised and fled to Syria with her young son.
A look back at the events which led to Tareena Shakil being convicted of taking her young son to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State.Read the full story ›
Burton-on-Trent mum Tareena Shakil, who took her baby son to Syria, is found guilty of ISIS membership and encouraging acts of terrorism.Read the full story ›
A judge has started summing up the evidence to a jury at the trial of a mother accused of taking her toddler to Syria to join IS.Read the full story ›
The grandfather of a brave three-year-old who led police to her dead mum’s body has described the ordeal his granddaughter went through.Read the full story ›
Victorian Pumping Station: 2nd -3rd January (Claymills, Burton upon Trent)
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station are opening their doors for a special steaming event this weekend. Visitors can expect to see two 80 tonne, five storey high beam engines, a steam powered engineering workshop, Blacksmith’s Forge and Joiner’s Shop, a working Victorian bath house, twenty-four original stationary steam engines on display and a fully operational Steam Powered Electrical Generator - the oldest in the country.
The stream engine event will include activities for all the family including operating a steam engine, hands-on model making, a children’s Victorian dressing-up corner and miniature steam engine rides.
For prices, times and more information visit: www.claymills.org.uk
Police are investigating the circumstances which lead to a male pedestrian being involved in a fatal collision with a car near Burton-on-Trent earlier today.
The collision happened on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent at around 1.40pm this afternoon.
Emergency services attended the location in Branston near to the Gate Inn pub, the collision was on the southbound carriageway. Sadly the man involved sustained serious injuries and died at the scene.
Specialist collision investigators have conducted a detailed forensic investigation at the scene and recovered the car involved. The two occupants of the car have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The road is currently closed but is expected to fully reopen around 7pm once police have finished their investigation.
A mum who thought she could never have children was stunned after she gave birth to a baby just 2 days after finding out she was pregnant.Read the full story ›