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Hundreds of jobs to be created in Swadlincote after business park given the green light
Burton Mail
The green light for a business park in Swadlincote is hoped to bring with it hundreds jobs in the town. PMW Property now has permission for the 10 commercial units to be built on a site extending to almost 3.5 acres and said it has already received ...


Burton Mail

Hundreds of homes in Burton and Swadlincote found to have unsafe gas appliances, shock report reveals
Burton Mail
Hundreds of unsafe gas appliances have been found in homes in Burton and Swadlincote area, a new report has revealed. According to the Gas Safe Register, previously known as CORGI, there were 917 unsafe appliances, such as cookers and gas fires, ...


Burton Mail

Burglars sneak into house in Swadlincote and steal jewellery while the owners were upstairs
Burton Mail
Burglars sneaked into a house ands stole jewellery, a designer purse and electrical items electronics while the occupants were getting ready upstairs. The break-in happened at a house in Stanley Street, in Swadlincote, between 7am and 7.45am on Friday, ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote menswear store looks to help people hit by Greenwoods administration
Burton Mail
A Swadlincote menswear store has vowed to help any bridegrooms who might be left without suits for their wedding day due to clothing store Greenwoods going into administration. Staff at Jon Paul Menswear say they have been inundated with calls from ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote charity P3 poetry competition to raise mental health awareness
Burton Mail
People with mental health issues have taken part in a poetry competition run by a Swadlincote charity to raise awareness. Social inclusion charity P3 recently held the poetry competition in Swadlincote to raise awareness about mental health issues ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote convenience store for sale as owners stepping down after 16 years
Burton Mail
The owners of a convenience store are looking to move on after 16 years at the helm. Family-run Bargain Booze shop, in Wilmot Road, Swadlincote, is on the market at 135,000 and also includes four-bedroom accommodation. The family has owned and ...


Burton Mail

Cycling structure at Green Bank Leisure Centre in Swadlincote to advertise 'legacy'
Burton Mail
A large structure promoting Swadlincote's 'cycling legacy' may soon be able to be seen by motorists as they pass the town's leisure centre. A steel fabricated family silhouette cycle structure could go on display on a grassed area at the entrance to ...


Burton Mail

Rare Mason Cash commemorative bowl to celebrate Swadlincote visit of Princess Diana is found
Burton Mail
When the princess visited Swadlincote in 1991 she also spent time at Gresley Old Hall to inspect the new bowling green. It was here she met John Perks, the-then managing director of Mason Cash, in Pool Street, Church Gresley. Local potter Mr Perks was ...


Burton Mail

Budding cake makers wanted for Swadlincote's very own Bake Off
Burton Mail
Swadlincote International Food Festival launches on Friday, October 13, and to celebrate, the Bake Off will take place at the Sharpe's Pottery Museum, in West Street. The contest will feature three categories for baking fanatics to enter for a chance ...

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Burton Mail

Swadlincote couple renew their vows to celebrate 65 years of wedded bliss
Burton Mail
A Swadlincote couple who were delighted to receive a card from the Queen for their blue sapphire anniversary have renewed their vows to celebrate 65 years of marriage. Ellen Parker, 85, and her husband Frank, 87, are over the moon to have reached the ...