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Burton man dies after being taken ill in Stapenhill home

Ambulances and police outside home on Stanton Road
Ambulances and police outside home on Stanton Road

A man has died after being taken ill at his Burton home.

Earlier reports came in regarding two ambulances, two fast response vehicles and a police car being present at a house in Stapenhill, Burton.

The emergency vehicles were seen on the A444 Stanton Road and now a police spokesman has explained that: “A male at the address was taken ill. He has since passed away, but is not being considered suspicious at all.

“We are now compiling a report for the coroners.”

Ambulances at house in Stapenhill, Burton

Ambulances and police outside home on Stanton Road
Ambulances and police outside home on Stanton Road

Two ambulances, two fast response vehicles and one police car has been spotted outside a home in Burton.

Along the A444 Stanton Road in Stapenhill. Traffic is not believed to be affected by the vehicles.

Forensic team working in Stretton

Police forensic teams are still working in the block of flats
Police forensic teams are still working in the block of flats

A police forensic team is still working at the block of flats where a man in his 60s has died, in Stretton.

A police spokesman said officers were called to a house in Main Street on Saturday, July 29, at about 8.15pm.

The death is being treated as suspicious and a 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death. The 41-year-old remains in custody and was being questioned today, said a police spokesman.

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Trains service offering travel today for those heading home from cancelled Y Not

Those travelling home from the cancelled Y Not Festival in Derbyshire might be in luck, if travelling by East Midlands Train Service.

The service has confirmed that those expecting to travel back tomorrow with their service will be able to use their tickets today.

The train company tweeted saying:

M1 incident cleared

The earlier incident on the M1 that was causing delays between Junction 23 A512, Loughborough and Junction 23A A42 has been cleared.

Traffic monitoring website, Inrix has confirmed that all lanes have now been reopened.

Man arrested in connection with suspicious death in Burton

A 41-year-old has been arrested by detectives in connection with a suspicious death of a man in his 60s in Burton.

A police spokesman said officers were called to a house in Main Street, Stretton, on Saturday, July 29, at about 8.15pm.

Officers went to the house after concerns were raised about a man in his 60s inside the property. When police arrived they found the man’s body inside the property.

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Crash on the M1 between a car and a lorry

There are severe delays on the M1 Northbound between Junction 23 A512, Loughborough and Junction 23A A42 following an accident between a car and a lorry.

Two of the lanes have been blocked and traffic is beginning to queue.

Traffic monitoring website, Inrix has confirmed that it is lane one and two, of the three lanes that have been blocked.

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Microsoft Paint to be scrapped after 32 years.

A childhood favourite of the classroom could be axed as part of new shake-up in technology improvements.

Microsoft Paint, a long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been earmarked for the chopping board to make way for the latest modifications.

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Nice weather expected in Burton today, until Thunder tonight

Lightning flashes across the sky above Portishead, Bristol, in the early hours of July 23 2013. One of the longest heatwaves in living memory came to an end in dramatic style as thunder and lightning put on a show lasting several hours.
Lightning flashes across the sky above Portishead, Bristol, in the early hours of July 23 2013. One of the longest heatwaves in living memory came to an end in dramatic style as thunder and lightning put on a show lasting several hours.

If you are planning on having a day out in Burton today, make sure you are home and indoors by 5pm.

The Met Office is predicting a mixture of clouds and sun throughout the day and a warm temperature of around 19C.

Thunder is expected later in the day however, running from 5pm, right through to 8pm with an 70 per-cent chance of rain.

Final day of Y Not Festival cancelled

Y Not Festival has cancelled the final day of its Derbyshire music festival because of ‘adverse weather conditions.’

The annual festival that began on Thursday, July 27 and ran right through the weekend was due to hold one last day of musical entertainment, but it appears that the chance of rain has ruined that.

Y Not released a statement on the morning of Sunday, July 30 at Pikehall, in the Derbyshire Dales explaining why the day had been cancelled.

Single fingerprint saw police catch drugs duo

Two men have been jailed fro a total of 11 years after a single print found on a bag of cocaine led to their conviction.

Jamil Hussain (left) and Mohammed Rahouff are both behind bars
Jamil Hussain (left) and Mohammed Rahouff are both behind bars

Problems on the trains today

God morning and welcome to the Burton Mail live blog. We will be bringing you all the traffic travel, weather and news from the Burton and Swadlincote area today so keep popping back to our blog.

There are currently revised services on East Midlands Trains between Luton and St Pancras due to a signalling problem, according to travel information website Inrix.

East Midlands Trains is currently able to run just one train per hour between Luton and London St Pancras. We’ll keep you up to date with this if you’re planning to travel by train today.

Some trains are being diverted through Leicester
Some trains are being diverted through Leicester (Image: Getty)