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Weekend Picks: Vintage Festival

The Vintage Years Festival: Sat 18th June - Sun 19th June (National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent)

Some of the WWII military vehicles that will be on display Credit: National Brewery Centre

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”

– David Edwards, General Manager


Family concerned for missing teenager

Leicestershire Police are appealing for the public's help to find 17-year-old Amina Khan who has gone missing from the Leicester area.

Missing 17-year-old Amina Khan Credit: Leicestershire Police

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.

Report: Thousands take to the streets of Burton to celebrate promotion

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.


Burton-upon-Trent incident confirmed as hit and run

Police investigations are ongoing Credit: PA

Staffordshire Police have confirmed that a man found lying in the road in Burton-upon-Trent in the early hours of this morning was the victim of a hit and run incident.

He was found by a passing motorist opposite the Shell Garage in Belvedere Road in Burton on Trent at about 4.20am this morning. The man was anaesthetised in an ambulance before being taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing at the scene.

Man found lying on road with serious head injuries

A man was found semi-conscious with serious head injuries on a road in Burton on Trent early this morning.

He had sustained multiple injuries. Credit: ITV News Central

The man, estimated to be in his 20s, was found by a passing motorist opposite the Shell Garage in Belvederre Road at about 4.20am today. The driver pulled him out of the road for safety.

Two ambulances, one from East Midlands Ambulance Service and one from West Midlands Ambulance Service, were sent to the scene along with a rapid response vehicle.

The man, who was estimated to be in his 20s, had suffered multiple injuries, the most serious of which was to his head.

After a doctor's assessment the man was anaesthetised inside an ambulance and then taken by the crew to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman
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