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".
This year marks 200th anniversary of Britain's gas industry.
It's also the 45th anniversary of a landmark date that put a town in Staffordshire at the centre of a gas revolution.
Burton upon Trent is best-known for its brewing heritage, but it was also the first place to convert to natural gas rather than using gas manufactured from coal.
For the first time, many people could enjoy gas central heating and constant hot water.
And the government put out a lengthy and informative information film about how people in Burton were dealing with the change.
It is the 200th anniversary of Britain's gas industry. It's also the 45th anniversary of a date that puts Burton-on-Trent at the centre.Read the full story ›
The Football Association today took a first step to what they hope will be a revolution in the English game.Read the full story ›