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Have a pleasant evening.

Customers trapped in Branston Golf and County Club car park as entrance blocked by travellers

The travellers camping in Branston Golf and County Club have blocked off the entrance in refusal to leave the site - leaving over a dozen cars trapped in the car park.

Police are aware of the situation and are currently travelling to the scene.

Sainsbury's hopes damaged lamp post in its car park will be fixed soon

Supermarket bosses have reassured Burton shoppers that a damaged lamp post won’t be there for much longer. Read the full story here.

YMCA pays tribute to Stretton man found dead in his home

Tributes have been paid to a “kind and generous man” who was found dead from a head injury at his home in Stretton. Read the full story here.

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

Accident on A38 causing congestion

There is queuing traffic on the A38 southbound due to an accident involving two cars.

There is congestion after Wood End Lane at the Fradley Park turn off to the A513 at the Alrewas/Tamworth turn off.

Travel time is around 20 minutes - the cars are awaiting recovery.

Delays on the roads this morning
Delays on the roads this morning

Travellers settle on Branston Gold Course car park

Travellers have been spotted on Branston Golf Course car park. Read the full story here.

Drug dealer staying at Alton Towers caged for three years

A dealer staying at Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire has been jailed for three years after staff rumbled his haul of illegal drugs. Read the full story here.

Joshua Worsley was caught trying to take drugs in to Alton Towers
Joshua Worsley was caught trying to take drugs in to Alton Towers

Another week of road chaos in Burton town centre

Traffic lights in Burton are set cause traffic misery for another week as they continue to repair gas works. Find out more here.

The roadworks are set to last another week in Burton at the junction of Union Street, Guild Street and Station Street
The roadworks are set to last another week in Burton at the junction of Union Street, Guild Street and Station Street

New deal will see Coors now offering snacks

Molson Coors is to now offer bar snacks with new partnership. Find out more here

Molson Coors is branching out into bar snacks
Molson Coors is branching out into bar snacks (Image: Molson Coors)

Fire fighters help cut man free from car in Burton

Crews from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue have cut a man free from a car on Forest Road, Burton after a collision with a van left him trapped by injuries.

Stolen digger used to ram-raid village supermarket

A masked gang was trying to steal the cash machine when they were disturbed, police have said. Read the full story here.

JCB digger in the side of the Co-op in Kings Bromley
JCB digger in the side of the Co-op in Kings Bromley

Video shows extent of damage to Co-op store in Kings Bromley

This shocking footage shows the damage to the Co-operative store in Kings Bromley. See the full story here.

JCB digger in the side of the Co-op in Kings Bromley
JCB digger in the side of the Co-op in Kings Bromley

Dangerous rising paving in Swadlincote is finally being fixed

Derbyshire County Council workers are currently in Swadlincote High Street
Derbyshire County Council workers are currently in Swadlincote High Street

Just a few days after we published a story regarding paving in Swadlincote’s High Street rising due to tree roots, Derbyshire County Council workers are now on the scene fixing the problem.

More to follow

Reason for the owl at a Burton shopping centre

Have you ever wondered why there is an owl at Coopers Square shopping centre? Well we have the answer here.

Pictures showing the police incident at the Co-op in Kings Bromley

These pictures have been sent in by Cruffill Duffill showing the scene at the Co-op in Kings Bromley this morning. It appears that a digger has gone in to the side of the building, which has caused delays for drivers using the road. However, traffic restrictions have now been removed and it has been reported that police have left the scene.

Digger in the Co-op in Kings Bromley
Digger in the Co-op in Kings Bromley (Image: Cruffill Duffill)

Emergency roadworks close Borough Road, Burton

Borough Road is currently closed towards Burton due to emergency roadworks, bus firm Midland Classic has confirmed. Buses running towards the town centre are diverted via Wellington Road and Moor Street and unable to serve the railway station and the Devonshire Arms. Services running from the town centre are not affected

Hunt is on for a new Betty Brewer

Do you have what it takes to cheer on the Burton Albion as its famous mascot? Find out how to apply here.

Billy and Bettie Brewer welcoming supporters to the Pirelli Stadium
Billy and Bettie Brewer welcoming supporters to the Pirelli Stadium (Image: Burton Albion)

Don't forget those umbrellas today

It is going to be another wet day in Burton and Swadlincote so grab those waterproofs. Read the full weather report here.

It is going to be a wet day in Burton and Swadlincote
It is going to be a wet day in Burton and Swadlincote (Image: Getty)

Drivers urged to avoid East Staffordshire road due

Good morning

A police incident is causing delays in Kings Bromley this morning with drivers urged to avoid the area if possible. Read all the traffic and travel news here

Delays on the roads this morning
Delays on the roads this morning