Category: Burton upon Trent

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100-year-old fire engine found in a barn set to fetch thousands at auction

A 105-year-old fire engine discovered in a farmyard barn could fetch up to £40,000 at an auction in East Staffordshire.
The red Dennis N Type Fire Engine dating back to 1914 is among six classic vehicles found in a barn which could net their owner almo…

Watch as huge lorries squeeze along this narrow road in a village near Burton

More than 200 lorry drivers a day are still squeezing their way along a narrow road in an East Staffordshire village, despite new traffic orders coming in, campaigners have claimed.
Yoxall’s MP and the village action group say heavy lorries are still r…

Burton woman drove into bin man after a row over traffic queue

A Burton woman has admitted driving her 4×4 into a bin man after a row about his truck causing a traffic queue.
Sally Brown, 56, inflicted minor injuries on the worker, who was part of a team collecting wheelie bins in Blackpool Street.
During the argu…

Overturned lorry causes closure of road in Burntwood

An overturned lorry has forced the closure of a road in Burntwood.

The overturned HGV. Pic: Staffordshire Police

The incident at Milestone Way’s junction with Miner’s Way happened earlier this evening.
Police and fire crews have been on the scene tr…