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Burton Mail

New 15000 CCTV camera system set to be installed in Swadlincote town centre
Burton Mail
Swadlincote town centre's old CCTV system is set to be replaced with a new 15,000 one after an increase in shoplifting. The town's seven existing cameras have required an increased amount of repairs over the last 18 months. They were installed in 2010 ...


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Burton Mail

War veterans tuck in to an afternoon tea at Sainsbury's in Swadlincote
Burton Mail
War veterans in South Derbyshire were invited to tuck in to a slice of cake while enjoying a cup of tea. Sainsbury's, in Civic Way, Swadlincote, held an afternoon tea for those who had fought for their country to thank them for all that they had done ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote woman who gave a false alibi to a robber who held up a jewellers is jailed for her lies
Burton Mail
A Swadlincote woman who was spared jail after giving her armed robber ex-boyfriend a false alibi is today starting an 18-month jail term after her original sentence was found to be far too soft. Lisa Sudale cried and hugged her daughter as she was told ...


Burton Mail

Revamp of 'eyesore' Swadlincote town centre shops set for approval
Burton Mail
Thousands of pounds could be pumped into a major facelift for six shops in Swadlincote town centre which planners admit have become an eyesore. Numbers 5 to 15 West Street could be redeveloped as part of a 30,000 Swadlincote town centre grant ...


Burton Mail

Woman, 30, in hospital with serious head injuries after assault in Swadlincote
Burton Mail
A 30-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted in Swadlincote in the early hours of the morning. Derbyshire police are appealing for witnesses after the woman was punched and fell to the floor in The Delph between midnight and ...
Woman suffers serious head injuries after being punched to floorDerbyshire Times

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Burton Mail

'We're lucky to be alive': Swadlincote mum shares her horror finding a fire outside her house
Burton Mail
A Swadlincote mum told how she screamed at her young children to flee as she smelt smoke in the kitchen after arsonists struck at her home. Terri Thompson's home in Union Street, Swadlincote, was targeted in a fire police believe to have been started ...


Burton Mail

Junction in Swadlincote branded 'complete joke' as highways bosses say no improvements will be made
Burton Mail
A busy Swadlincote junction has been branded a "complete joke" by a motorist who says drivers have to "take their lives into their own hands" - and has called for traffic lights to be installed. Drivers say the T-junction of Midland Road and Civic Way ...


Burton Mail

Swadlincote air cadets given Freedom of South Derbyshire
Burton Mail
A youth organisation named the finest in the country has been granted the Freedom of South Derbyshire after 76 years of outstanding service. The 1211 (Swadlincote) Squadron Air Training Corps (ATC) received the highest honour South Derbyshire District ...

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Burton Mail

Readers speak out over 24-hour gym set to open in Swadlincote
Burton Mail
Helen Hickman said: "Make it a bowling alley or something good for the kids to go. Like we need another gym." Sammi Rushton said: "We don't need another gym. We need something like a Primark or Wilko in Swadlincote." Rachael Dark added: "Another one ...