"Tragically, this incident proves just how dangerous open water can be."Read the full story ›
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
Police are warning residents in Burton-on-Trent after three bogus workmen conned a pensioner in his own homeRead the full story ›
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.
The A38 is closed in both directions in Burton Upon Trent due to a lorry crash between A5121 (Branston Interchange) and A5121 (Clay Mills).
The central barrier has also been badly damaged.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Burton today to celebrate their football team's historic promotion to the Championship.
Players, coaching staff and the Chairman toured the town in an open top bus to thank the fans and parade the League One runners-up trophy.
Our reporter Phil Brewster was with them.
Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Burton to celebrate their football team's historic promotion to the Championship.Read the full story ›
A man’s body has been discovered in the grounds of Queen’s Hospital in Burton.Read the full story ›