Effie Bowman will tackle a four-mile bike ride, a 200-metre run and a 50-metre swim.Read the full story ›
It's reported the offenders went onto steal a large quantity of Samsung mobile phones, with their value being described as 'significant'.Read the full story ›
Detailed searches to find him are underway in the Stafford and Burton area.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two French bulldogs were found abandoned in a “despicable” condition in a park.Read the full story ›
A family from Burton are thrilled to be reunited with their pet dog after spending nearly a year apart looking for her.Read the full story ›
Burton Albion fans watched their team be crowned champions of League Two at the Pirelli Stadium after they clinched the title yesterday.Read the full story ›
Burton Albion will be crowned champions of League Two at the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon after they clinched the title yesterday.Read the full story ›
Some of our local hospitals are expected to be criticised in a report this week, that was called for in light of the Stafford Hospital scandal.
NHS bosses have been examining 14 hospital trusts with high death rates - including The Dudley Group, George Eliot in Nuneaton Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, Burton in Staffordshire and United Lincolnshire.
All the trusts have had 'excess' death rates. Sir Bruce Keogh - the report's author - is expected to say that the failings at Stafford Hospital were not a one off.
A 21-year-old has been cautioned for internet trolling and cannot be named.
However, the MP for Burton, Andrew Griffiths, is questioning whether the punishment for internet trolls is strong enough after the abuse of a mother whose son died in a moped crash in this particular case.
Sixteen-year-old Jordan Agar's mother Bridget received messages from a fake Facebook page set up in her son's name with messages such as "don't worry Mum I am not dead I just ran away".