Welcome to the rolling news live blog where you'll find all the latest news and traffic, travel, sport and weather updates for Burton and the surrounding area. 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 on you can email reporter Beth Pridding at beth.pridding@burtonmail.co.uk or call us on 01283 245031.

That is all from us today

It is goodbye from us for now but we will be back with you tomorrow bright and early with all the news for Burton and South Derbyshire. Enjoy the rest of your evening.

New Inn pub is still looking for a new owner to take the helm

Do you fancy running your own pub? This one was once popular but it has been on sale for a while now.

Find out more about it here.

The New Inn remains on the market
The New Inn remains on the market

Woodville man Mark Wilkinson avoids immediate jail sentence

A Woodville driver who cares for his teenager sister has been branded “arrogant” and avoided an immediate jail sentence after ignoring a driving ban.

Find out what else the judge had to say here.

More roadworks in Stapenhill this evening

Drivers are warned of MORE roadworks this evening as emergency repair work is carried out in Stanton Road, Stapenhill, by South Staffs Water.

Read the full story here.

Emergency roadworks are in Stanton Road, Stapenhill
Emergency roadworks are in Stanton Road, Stapenhill

Accident on the A50 is causing delays

Motorists heading on the A50 are warned to expect delays due to an accident.

Find out more here.

Delays on the A50 at Uttoxeter due to an accident
Delays on the A50 at Uttoxeter due to an accident

Midfielder Jackson Irvine to join Hull City

Hull City have completed the signing of Burton Albion midfielder Jackson Irvine, with the Brewers receiving a club-record fee for last season’s player of the year.

Read the full story here

Jackson Irvine applauding travelling Burton Albion fans
Jackson Irvine applauding travelling Burton Albion fans (Image: Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

In case you missed it...

Many people may have questions about the three-month closure of St Peter’s Bridge, so check out the answers to your questions here.

DEGM20170829H-028_C.JPG Picture - Geoff Girvan-Merryweather Traffic on Guild Street, Burton following the closure of St Peter's Bridge
Burton following the closure of St Peter's Bridge

Traffic is building again due to the closure of St Peter's Bridge

There have been reports of heavy traffic on the A444 Burton Road in both directions, which is especially bad around Park Road.

The A444 St Peter’s Street northbound is also facing slow traffic between A5189 St Peter’s Bridge and the A511 Ashby Road. The build-up is also affecting the A511 Ashby Road and the A444 Stapenhill Road in both directions.

DEGM20170829A-003_C.jpeg Picture - Geoff Girvan-Merryweather St Peter's Bridge Closures have begun. The closure is set to last for 3 months. Ashby Road Traffic
Traffic building on Ashby Road

Cloudy day in store

It seems as though the warm, sunny weather from Bank Holiday Monday has gone, and we are left with a largely cloudy day with some light rain. It will feel much cooler today, with highs of 15C.

Good morning!

We’re back again to give you all the latest news around Burton and South Derbyshire throughout the day.

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