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We've put an article together showcasing everything you'll need for the festival season, from tents and lighting to chairs and fashion. So here are our top ten festival must haves! 10 Images Stockists: Sainsburys | Rubbersole | Woolworths | Boutiqu
Reader Saffra Martin recently won a makeover thanks to the Franceso Group, Weeping Cross. Here, we show her day step-by-step. Photography - Norman Rubenis @ Norman Rubenis Photography. All hair, make-up and nails by the FGWX team: stylist - Matt, colour
THEY once voted Ginger Baker as 'the musician least likely to survive the 60s'. Now, over 40 years later, Ginger proved them all wrong. He returned to the UK and formed a formidable quartet with funk and jazz giant Pee Wee Ellis on the tenorsax, Alec Dan
Adam Thomson Award-winning Adam Thomson is the Head Chef at Swinfen Hall Hotel. A Staffordshire boy born and bred, he began his career at Stafford College at the age of 19, and went on to gain experience at several prestigious, Michelin starred restauran
St George's Park FA Centre / Hilton HotelTHERE were dramatic scenes at the National Football Centre near Burton when a man had to be airlifted to hospital after sparking a massive power outage at the site. Part of St George's Park had to be closed as a r
2 Images SENIOR teachers are calling on parents to back their ban on energy drinks at a South Derbyshire secondary school. Education chiefs at the Pingle School, in Coronation Street, Swadlincote, has taken the bold move of outlawing the likes of Red Bul
webpicA DETAILED breakdown of the compliments and complaints sent to council bosses has been released. South Derbyshire District Council published a wide ranging list of some of the messages sent to the authority by members of the public during the past
Cllr Peter Davies visit to Burton fire stationMick Archer - area commander for East Staffs / Cllr Peter DaviesFIRE chiefs have insisted residents in East Staffordshire are in safe hands after it was revealed the majority of disciplinary action taken agai
IS it a bird? Is it a plane? No - it is a quite good reboot of the beleaguered Superman franchise. Director Zack Snyder, who helmed the acclaimed Dawn of the Dead remake, was the man tasked with bringing the iconic superhero back onto screens and reinvig
5 Images WHEN Mary Grant opened Mansditch Kennels in 1973, she had room for 25 dogs in wooden kennels. Forty years on, the site has a licence for up to 95 dogs, which all have specially-fitted kennels, and some can even stop in so-called "posh...
THERE'S always a bit of pre-season anxiety before the football fixtures are released. It's not just about hoping the Brewers don't get a miserable away day to Accrington during the icy blasts of January nor a trip to Torquay in midweek. You see, other me
Burton Railway StationRAIL bosses have denied services at Burton's station are at risk ahead of a protest due to be held next month. A demonstration has been organised by members of numerous trade unions who fear the ticket office at the town's railway s
MGMT are an American psychedelic rock band founded by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman joined the core band in the studio‚Ä¶
Tollgate roundabout, Woodville / A511A "REGENERATION' route aimed at taking traffic away from a South Derbyshire village and opening land for new business could be built by 2019. The ¬£6 million "A514 Woodville to Swadlincote Regeneration...
2 Images A BURTON garage is aiming to dispel the stereotype that women and car maintenance do not mix by launching special sessions where girls can get to know their tyre tread from their crank shaft. Crescent Motors has organised three Ladies Nights' at
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