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That's it from us for tonight folks!

Sadly, our blog has come to an end for the day, but fear not because Ben Waldron will be back from 7am tomorrow, bringing you all the news you need to know from around Burton and South Derbyshire.

Should nuts be banned in public places?

For some, nuts are a tasty, on-the-go snack. But for a proportion of people living in Burton and South Derbyshire, they carry the potential to trigger severe reactions - sometimes leading to deadly consequences.

Heartbroken daughter of Hatton sepsis victim pays tribute to her 'best friend'

The heartbroken daughter of a woman who died from sepsis at Burton’s Queen’s Hospital has paid tribute to her “best friend” and spoken out about the “silent killer” after her mum was struck down with the infection.

Brenda was described as a 'lovely nutter' who was well known for running a Tutbury chip ship many years ago
Brenda was described as a 'lovely nutter' who was well known for running a Tutbury chip ship many years ago

Crisis talks over bridge closure as more gangs of workers are to be brought in

Financial support could be given to businesses suffering due to the closure of St Peter’s Bridge, as Burton’s MP holds crisis talks over the situation.

Broken down vehicle causing problems on the M1

A broken down vehicle is causing heavy traffic on the M1 northbound this evening.

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