Copter tragedy cops plagued by prankster


Published: Tue 15 Apr 2014

A POLICE force was ‘bombarded’ with calls by a man from Burton while still reeling from one of the worst tragedies in its history, a court heard.

MP meeting in bid to get to bottom of booze plans


Published: Fri 18 Apr 2014

09/06/13 Children of courage awards
Burton Mail children of courage awards, Pirelli Stadium..Andrew Griffiths MP

BURTON’S MP has written a letter asking for a meeting with bosses at the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in a bid to get further clarity on schemes being set up to restrict the selling of ‘super-strength’

Tory removed from role over comments


Published: Thu 10 Apr 2014

General Election Official Count - Lichfield..Michael Fabricant - Winning Speech

THE MP who represents Barton under Needwood has been sacked from a prominent role in the Tory party for this fierce opposition to the HS2 rail scheme and his criticism of a fellow parliamentarian involved

Father 'gutted' over primary school choice


Published: Sat 19 Apr 2014

17/04/14 Parent not getting any of top three school choices
Christopher Phillips disappointed his daughter Ruby didn't get any of their top three primary school choices..Kylie Wareing, Ruby and Chris Phillips

A DISAPPOINTED father has hit out after his daughter was snubbed on all three primary school choices – despite her already attending pre-school at one.

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