Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced the government funded scheme to enhance Burton's existing flood defences.Read the full story ›
Christmas at the Farm: Say 26th - Sun 27th Nov (National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton-upon-Trent)
From this weekend, visitors can visit Santa and his helpers at the Winder Wonderland at the National Forest Adventure Farm in Burton.
Santa will be waiting to give all the good girls and boys a present from the Elves’ Workshop. There’s Elf Training, Sing-a-longs and a Christmas Shows Walk.
We’re bringing Christmas fun to the Farm with Santa, Elves, his reindeer and lots of interactive activities for children to take part in.”
For times, prices and more information: www.adventurefarm.co.uk
An elderly woman let another woman into her home in Burton, thinking she was her carer, to find out she had stolen some cash from her.Read the full story ›
It seems people really do love the spread - and are stocking up on it - after the price row between Marmite supplier Unilever and Tesco.Read the full story ›
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."
The iconic jars have been made in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire since 1902.Read the full story ›
It comes after Tesco said it had ran out of the "love it or hate it" spread following a stand-off with Unilever over price hikes.Read the full story ›
You either love it or you hate it but will you be stockpiling the popular spread made in Burton-on-Trent?Read the full story ›
"Tragically, this incident proves just how dangerous open water can be."Read the full story ›