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All seven of Swadlincote's prolific shoplifters have now been sentenced

The last of seven prolific shoplifters who caused a massive surge in crime in Swadlincote has now been jailed.

Michael Kavanagh has now joined the rogues’ gallery of thieves who targeted multiple shops across Swadlincote in the same short time period after they were released from prison at the same time, leading to a 56 per cent spike in crime figures.

Read the full story here.

Michael Kavanagh is the last of the seven shoplifters to be sentenced
Michael Kavanagh is the last of the seven shoplifters to be sentenced

Savvy shoppers quick to get their hands on a bargain at Superdry Family and Friends sale

Hundreds of bargain hunters have already got their hands on some deals at the Superdry warehouse sale which takes place this weekend.

The first Family and Friends sale took place earlier this year in March, when thousands of people walked through the doors to grab themselves a bargain.

Read the full story here.

The Superdry sale at Clipper on Centrum 100 in Branston
The Superdry sale at Clipper on Centrum 100 in Branston

If your children have these names you can get into Legoland Windsor for FREE

With October half-term on its way, finding exciting things to do with the kids for free is no mean feat. Worry not, you might be able to get into Legoland Windsor free-of-charge at the end of the month. That’s a massive saving of £50.

There’s no catch or handy trick needed you just need to have forward planned so cleverly that you named your children certain names, so one day they would get into Legoland for free and save you some wonga.

Read the full story here.

Here's your chance to get into Legoland Windsor for free
Here's your chance to get into Legoland Windsor for free

Shocking footage of dangerous near-miss along notorious road in Brizlincote Valley

Shocking dashcam footage has captured the moment a vehicle narrowly avoids a head-on crash following a dangerous overtaking manoeuvre. Read more here...

All lanes reopen following overturned vehicle on A38

All lanes have been reopened on the A38 northbound at Streethay.

One lane was closed and there was queuing traffic due to overturned vehicle on the A38 northbound carriageway between A5192 Cappers Lane / Cappers Lane (Lichfield) and A5127 (Streethay).

Can you see the 'ghost' causing mayhem in a school corridor in dead of night?

A secondary school in Ireland has reportedly captured terrifying ghostly footage on CCTV. The video, which can be viewed above, shows some spooky goings-on in the corridors. Read the fully story here...

This 'ghost' was caught on camera at Deerpark CBS in Cork, in the Republic of Ireland
This 'ghost' was caught on camera at Deerpark CBS in Cork, in the Republic of Ireland

Three vehicle accident affecting traffic in Ashby

An accident involving three cars is causing queuing traffic in Ashby.

The incident took place between Corkscrew Lane and A447 Swannington Road, Ashby Road and Hough Hill.

The A511 is closed in both directions.

Beautiful autumnal day here in Burton and South Derbyshire today

After a chilly start with some shallow mist in places, those heading out can look forward to a fine and dry day. With only light winds it will feel pleasant in the bright Autumnal sunshine.
It will continue to stay dry this evening, but after midnight rain will spread in from the west on the freshening breeze to give most places a damp end to the night.

A record number of people left Manchester Airport on this day
A record number of people left Manchester Airport on this day (Image: Getty)

Overturned vehicle causing queuing traffic towards Alrewas

One lane is closed and there is queuing traffic due to overturned vehicle on the A38 northbound carriageway between A5192 Cappers Lane / Cappers Lane (Lichfield) and A5127 (Streethay). Travel time is around 10 minutes.

Lane two of two is closed. Delays are affecting traffic heading towards Alrewas.

Good morning

Good morning and welcome to the Burton Mail live blog for Friday, October 6.

Today we’ll be bringing you the latest local news, as well as traffic and travel updates.

We hope you have a wonderful day wherever you are.