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Derbyshire Live

Swadlincote criminal jailed after string of offences
Derbyshire Live
A 36-year-old Swadlincote man has been given a stern warning by magistrates on being jailed for damaging a window. James Boultbee, of School Close, Swadlincote, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court where he admitted a series of ...


Express.co.uk

UK crimewave: 'I wouldn't even walk alone in the high street now'
Express.co.uk
The evil practice ? known as cuckooing ? has seen Swadlincote, with a population of 32,000, targeted by gangs from London, Birmingham and Nottingham. Police see the gangs exploiting children as young as 12 to traffic drugs such as heroin and crack ...


Derbyshire Live

Swadlincote is like a '24/7 takeaway' of drug peddlers as 80 'cuckoo' dealer arrests made
Derbyshire Live
Eighty drug-related arrests have been made in Swadlincote in the last 18 months as the town has become a "24/7 takeaway" for addicts - say police from a special task force targeting 'cuckoo' dealers. Teenagers as young as 17 have been arrested as big ...


Derbyshire Live

Swadlincote art trail to showcase the best talents in weekend extravaganza
Derbyshire Live
A summer extravaganza showcasing the talents of artists of all ages as well as dancers and singers is to be held in Swadlincote town centre for the first time. Swadlincote Art is organising the art-themed event to put on display the talents of local ...


Derbyshire Live

Man jailed for stealing Hoover and batteries from Swadlincote supermarkets
Derbyshire Live
He also admitted stealing a Vax Hoover worth 180 from Sainsbury's, in Civic Way, Swadlincote, on June 3. He also admitted stealing batteries worth 30 from Sainsbury's, Newhall, on June 11. Pipes was jailed for 11 weeks because magistrates heard he ...


Derbyshire Live

Deborah Haywood film wows audiences as Pin Cushion puts Swadlincote on the map
Derbyshire Live
Deborah Haywood shows her star quality in her first feature-length film which includes many landmarks from her home town - Swadlincote. Proving she hasn't forgotten her roots the film maker shot much of her new flick Pin Cushion in and around the ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote man charged after 29-year-old stabbed in the neck in Woodville
Burton Mail
A 26-year-old man from Swadlincote has appeared in court after another man was taken to hospital with knife wounds to his neck. Police say officers saw the alleged incident in Woodville and that a 29-year-old had suffered an injury to his neck. He was ...


Burton Mail

The day Sex Pistol Sid Vicious' mum gave 10000 to struggling Swadlincote bike shop owner
Burton Mail
The long-awaited Swadlincote heritage trails were launched last month with thanks to experts from Swadlincote's history archive, The Magic Attic, who helped to bring the project to life by providing a mix of historical photographs, facts and quirky ...


Derbyshire Live

Swadlincote landmarks appear in Deborah Haywood's first feature length film Pin Cushion
Derbyshire Live
A Swadlincote film director is back on home turf as she releases her first feature-length movie to rave reviews - and eagle-eyed viewers will be able to spot a few familiar places. Deborah Haywood failed to get a job at the former KP biscuit factory in ...

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Derbyshire Live

Wage war on litter and get involved with the 'Swadlincote Big Tidy Up'
Derbyshire Live
Residents are being asked to pitch in and get their hands dirty during big clean up day in Swadlincote. The "Swadlincote Big Tidy Up" scheme will see people and businesses from across the South Derbyshire town come together to wage war on litter on ...