Category: Burton upon Trent

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Walls come tumbling down: the demolition of Meaford Power Station

by Senior Museums Officer, Chris Copp at Staffordshire Past Track
Meaford ‘B’ Power Station, September 1991. Demolition of the Generator Hall
Recently added to the Staffordshire Past Track website is a set of photographs of the demolition of Meaford Po…

Dogs won't go hungry this Christmas thanks to donation in memory of HGV driver, 30, killed in crash

Dog-lover Amanda Bithell donated more than £1,000 worth of pet food to four animal charities.
The 47-year-old has held tombola fund-raisers and a Christmas raffle as well as encouraging friends, family and local businesses to make donations to her ‘Giv…

JCB's Teletruk joins the front line at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has added a JCB Teletruk to its range of front line fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment.
The Teletruk is deployed at waste and rural fires where it is used to move bailed and bulky items to support improve…

'My brother’s death could have been prevented'

The grieving family of a van driver who crashed into a stationary HGV on the A500 are calling for all truckers to ring 999 if they break down in a ‘live’ lane.
Their heart-rending plea came after Roman Parsons died when he ploughed into the back of the…