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If it's happening, you'll hear it here first.

If it's happening in the wider world and we think you'll be interested, this is where you will find it.

We will keep you up to date on all you need to know.

We're hoping you can be our eyes and ears in your own communities so if you spot something going, get in touch with our reporter Paige Oldfield at editorial@burtonmail.co.uk or call us on 01283 245032.

That is all folks

That is it from us today but we are back tomorrow morning with all the latest news from Burton, Swadlincote and North West Leicestershire.

Shop will be 'lucky' if it makes it past Christmas as traders feel the pinch during St Peter's Bridge closure

Shabby Nook is the latest business which has seen a downturn in trade since St Peter’s Bridge closed for work.

Find out what owner Shereena Starmer had to say here.

Shereena Starmer claims she may not last past Christmas
Shereena Starmer claims she may not last past Christmas

Delays near East Midlands Airport due to broken down vehicle

Drivers heading on the A453 in Leicestershire are being warned to expect delays.

A broken down vehicle on the northbound carriageway is causing problems between the M1 J23A/A42 and M1 J24/A6/A50 for Kegworth and East Midlands Airport.

There is currently slow traffic with lane one of four closed, according to traffic and travel website Inrix.

Burton Albion trials set for October half-term at the Pirelli Stadium

Reckon your child has what it takes to be the next big star at the Pirelli? Find out how they can get involved here.

The expressions say it all from Kyle McFadzean (left), Stephen Warnock (centre) and Luke Murphy
The expressions say it all from Kyle McFadzean (left), Stephen Warnock (centre) and Luke Murphy (Image: Dan Chesterton/Epic Action Imagery)

Newhall paedophile caught with 600 indecent images of children

A 41-year-old from Newhall who admitted making almost 600 indecent images and movies of a child over a six-period will be sentenced in court later this month.

Gareth Studden, of The Fairway, Newhall, previously appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court to admit three charges.

Read the full story here.

Gareth Studden will appear before Derby Crown Court
Gareth Studden will appear before Derby Crown Court

Hands up all chicken lovers - KFC is bringing its Double Down burger to the UK

The tasty treat will include a piece of bacon, slices of cheese and barbecue sauce sandwiched between two pieces of chicken.

Find out more here.

The Double Down burger from KFC
The Double Down burger from KFC

Amazon looking to recruit more than 20,000 seasonal workers for Christmas

Are you looking for a job to earn some extra money for Christmas? You could be in luck as Amazon is looking to hire seasonal workers.

Find out more here.

Amazon is looking to hire for Christmas
Amazon is looking to hire for Christmas

Funeral of 'kind and generous' dad found dead in Stretton to take place today

The funeral of former voluntary worker Francis ‘Frank’ Lovelock, who was found dead from head injuries at his Stretton home in July, is due to take place today, Tuesday October 3. Read the full story here...

Accident involving lorry and two cars near East Midlands Airport

There has been an accident between a lorry and two cars by East Midlands Airport.

The incident took place between junction 23A A42 and junction 24, A6, A50 and A452 for Kegworth and East Midlands Airport.

One lane has been closed for recovery work which is causing slow traffic.

Bargains galore to be had at Superdry's Friends and Family warehouse weekend

Those who love to shop until they drop are in for a treat this weekend as fashion chain Superdry is having a ‘Friends and Family’ warehouse weekend - and there are some serious bargains to be had. Read the full story here.

Broken down van causing delays near East Midlands Airport

A broken down van on the M1 southbound is causing delays for motorists.

There is slow traffic at junction 24 / A6 / A453 for Kegworth and East Midlands Airport due to a broken down van.

There is a lane closed on the exit slip road and lane one out of three is closed just prior to the roundabount.

Broken down lorry on M1 causing delays for early morning commuters

A broken down lorry on the M1 northbound is causing issues for motorists this morning.

Drivers can expect delays between junction 28 A38 for Alfreton and Mansfield and junction 29 A617 / A615 for Chesterfield and Mansfield.

One lane out of four is closed.

There is a lorry fire on the A38

Good morning!

Good morning from all of us here at the Burton Mail.

Today it’s going to be a bright day with sunny spells for most of us, with the odd shower possible. However, increasing amounts of cloud will develop through the afternoon. It will be breezy and feel a little cooler than of late.

Tonight will see a dry night, however the cloud will increase from the north by morning. It will remain breezy and feel rather chilly too.

The clouds will break away to leave warm and humid temperatures this afternoon