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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."
Neaco's Techdek decking shows its all-weather capabilities in an atrium at De Ferrers Technical College in Burton on Trent by Aedas Architects.
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In addition to the long term investment, there is current income from the warehouse which is let on a year to year basis to Norman's (Burton on Trent) Ltd and the opportunity in the future to further enhance the investment by carrying out the office development scheme.
Get in touch by phone on 01283 790147, by e-mail crrussellqs@aol.com, or write to Colin Russell, 5 Walkfield Road, Alrewas, Burton on Trent, Staffs, DE13 7EN.
The 39-year-old died in Queen's Hospital, Burton on Trent, 90 minutes after his arrest.
I am carrying out research for a book on the musicians and bands that have appeared at venues in Burton on Trent,Staffordshire.
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.