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Burton upon Trent,

urban area (1991 pop. 47,930), Staffordshire, W central England, on the Trent River and the Grand Trunk Canal. Brewing, begun there by Benedictine monks, is the most famous industry. From the 11th cent. to the Reformation, the area's history was closely connected with the Benedictine abbey (founded 1002). Remains of the abbey still exist. Other industries manufacture foundry products, tires, footwear, chemicals, and locomotives.
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WORLD record attempt to create the biggest scarecrow display, National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton on Trent.
We are therefore looking forward to building on St Modwen's presence in Burton on Trent and the wider East Staffordshire area.
Robert Cox, 310 BlackpoolStreet, Burton on Trent,Staffs,DE14 3AW.
The Hilton location of the Berrydale development, surrounded as it is by Peak District countryside between Burton on Trent, Derby and Uttoxeter, makes it popular with commuters.
Meanwhile, industrial chain maker Renold has been given the green light for mixed use development of its Burton on Trent factory site, and expects the conditional sale of the site to Morris Homes to complete this year.
He has worked for British Waterways for five years, before taking on his new position, based at Fradley Junction, near Burton on Trent.
The collision involving the HGV and a Renault Clio happened on the A38 at Burton on Trent, Staffordshire.
He will be based at Fradley junction, near Burton on Trent, and will be responsible for the Coventry, Ashby and part of the Trent and Mersey canals.
Fire crews from Burton, Tutbury and Lichfield freed the man and he was taken to Queen's Hospital in Burton on Trent, where his condition last night was described as critical.
50am at the Long Edge Lane junction with Tutbury Road on the outskirts of Burton on Trent, Staffordshire.
The lake is off the A513 Alrewas to Tamworth road at Croxall, a mile west of Alrewas and six miles south of Burton on Trent.
John German has offices in Ashby de la Zouch, Burton on Trent, Leicester, Loughborough, Long Eaton, Stafford and Wigston.