Christmas Waste and Recycling Collection Arrangements

During the Christmas and New Year period some residents in East Staffordshire will experience a change to their refuse and recycling collections. This alteration affects those properties that receive a collection on a Friday and these will be rescheduled as follows: Normal Collection Date :  Friday 25th December (ChristmasRead more

Get Fit in Burton in 2015

Now all the Christmas festivities are well and truly over, we have all probably noticed we have gained a few extra pounds through over indulging over the festive period. Being active has many benefits including helping weight loss, reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, some cancers andRead more

Fireworks Displays in Burton on Trent

If you’re looking for bonfires and fireworks displays in Burton on Trent and surrounding area, then InBurton can help. We’ve got 12 different displays listed covering from Saturday 1st November to Saturday 8th November.   To see all of the local fireworks displays as well as other local events,Read more

Burton’s Outdoor Market set to move back to Burton Market Place

East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place. Over the last few weeks, the Council has spoken to various stakeholders including outdoor and indoor market traders, shop keepers on Station Street and theRead more

National Forest Company Appoints New Chief Executive

The National Forest Company (NFC) is delighted to announce the appointment of John Everitt as its new Chief Executive. John is currently Chief Executive of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (NWT) and will join the team at NFC in January 2015. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from theRead more

Burton on Trent Civic Pride Strategy

East Staffordshire Borough Council believes everyone has a right to live in a place that they love and can feel proud of. With this in mind the Council is launching a Civic Pride Strategy and is calling on all residents to get involved in improving the Borough’s environment. AtRead more

Free Blood Pressure Tests in Burton on Trent – 16th and 18th September

Local Residents Urged to get ‘Pumped Up’ for Know your Numbers! Week (15-21 September 2014) Eight million people in the UK are unaware that they are at risk of a stroke or heart attack because of their blood pressure People from across Burton on Trent are being urged toRead more


Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will be hearing about the issues that matter to people in Burton on Trent this week. He will hold two supermarket surgeries in the town before answering questions at a public meeting at Burton Town Hall during the ‘Let’s Talk’ engagement dayRead more

‘Kash Dash’ App Proving Popular in Burton

A new mobile game that helps young people stay safe online has been given the ‘thumbs-up’ by youngsters in Burton. The ‘Kash Dash’ app, which has been designed by the Office of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, features Staffordshire police dogs Emma and Jasper, and former police dog andRead more


A new strategy by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis is making sure businesses in Burton and Uttoxeter get the best information to help them avoid becoming victims of crime. Mr Ellis has commissioned the Business Crime Matters strategy to beat business crime and help promote economic growthRead more

Record numbers enjoy a day of play at Shobnall Leisure Complex

Residents from across Burton upon Trent turned out in force, as the weather stayed kind for Playday 2014, the national day for play in the UK on Wednesday 6th August. The afternoon of free activities offered by East Staffordshire Borough Council and support by a range of local partnerRead more

Brewhouse Arts Centre Cafe Bar Coming Soon

The Brewhouse Arts Centre Cafe Bar powered by Derby QUAD will launch on September 4th  alongside the exciting new autumn season programme, with full opening times in operation soon after. Derby QUAD will bring great food and drink throughout the daytime and evening including Real Ale in partnership withRead more

Recycling at Home and Away in Recycling Week

Reducing waste and recycling more is once again the theme for this year’s Recycle Week, which kicks off today, Monday, June 16th. The campaign is entering its eleventh year and it’s an opportunity to celebrate everything about recycling. Councillor Dennis Fletcher, Deputy Leader for Built Environment, said: “Once againRead more

Tatenhill Neighbourhood Development Plan Consultation Begins

East Staffordshire’s third Neighbourhood Plan gets to formal consultation stage. The formal consultation period for the Tatenhill Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 9th June 2014 and will finish on Monday 21st July 2014. In accordance with section 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 notice is herebyRead more

Calling All Traders – Burton Market Hall is Reopening on Saturday 21st June 2014

East Staffordshire Borough Council is proud to announce that the newly refurbished Burton Market Hall will officially open to the public on Saturday 21st June. They are now looking for outstanding market retailers to trade from the ‘pop-up’ stalls. Although Burton’s Market Hall has been restored and modernised toRead more

Car Damages Graves at Stapenhill Cemetery

Graves at Stapenhill Cemetery have been left damaged after being hit by a car. Five memorials have been damaged by the incident, which happened over the weekend. A witness has informed the Cemetery Office that the damage was committed by a white Ford Fiesta on Sunday 1st June atRead more

Fun, Free Summer Cycling In Burton on Trent with Sky Ride Local

Summer is just about here – and with it comes British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local programme in East Staffordshire. On Sunday 1st June the popular cycling programme kicked off with a ride from Shobnall Leisure Complex to Burton Albion and back. The rides, which are guided by trained BritishRead more

Memorial garden vandalised just days after replanting

A memorial garden at Stapenhill Cemetery has been vandalised just days after works to replant garden had finished. Over 40 shrubs have been ripped out and thrown around the garden and whilst the Council has been able to salvage some of the shrubs, there are some that are missing.Read more

Anslow Parish to make history in East Staffordshire as their Neighbourhood Plan proceeds to Referendum

Anslow Parish will be the first in East Staffordshire to have their Neighbourhood Plan proceed to referendum.  The referendum, which is open to all people on the electoral register in Anslow Parish, is a simple yes/no question: Do you want East Staffordshire Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood PlanRead more

Compost Awareness Week 2014

The 5th – 11th May is International Compost Awareness Week.  The week is all about promoting, making and using compost at home.  Compost is made by allowing organic material such as food scraps and garden waste to decompose with lots of air moving around them.  It is a naturalRead more

Can you help a Burton duo to break a world record?

In a month’s time, Burton duo Adam Bates and Alex Gill are attempting to break a world record but they need your help! Here’s what’s happening in Adam’s own words… My friend, Alex, and I (both from Burton) will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for theRead more

Burton Saturday Market Closed because of Adverse Weather Conditions

East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced that due to the adverse weather forecast for tomorrow (Saturday 15th February) the Outdoor Market on Station Street is cancelled. The Council has approached all traders scheduled to attend on Saturday and the general consensus was that they didn’t think the Market shouldRead more

Council plans to mark Great War Centenary

    To mark the centenary of the First World War, East Staffordshire Borough Council has drawn up a plan to commemorate the Great War, coinciding with national, regional and local commemorative events which are planned to mark this occasion.   The plan sets out a programme of activitiesRead more

Back to Netball in January

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Sport Development Team is continuing the successful Back to Netball and junior netball sessions this January, sessions start back on Thursday 16th  January and will continue up to Easter. Junior session for 11 – 15 year olds will take place 5pm – 6pm followed byRead more

Public Toilet Refurbishment at Stapenhill Gardens

East Staffordshire Borough Council will be commencing a full refurbishment of the public toilets in Stapenhill Gardens from Monday 3rd as part of its on-going commitment to provide improved facilities across the Borough. It is anticipated that the works will last for approximately 8 weeks during which time theRead more

Waste and Recycling Christmas Collection Arrangements for Burton on Trent

WASTE AND RECYCLING CHRISTMAS COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS During the Christmas and New Year period some residents in East Staffordshire will experience a change to their refuse and recycling collections. This alteration affects those properties that receive a collection on a Wednesday and a Thursday and will be rescheduled as follows:Read more


Women’s teams have exclusive use of St. George’s Park All eight teams involved in the UEFA Women’s U17 European Championships met up at the National Football Centre in Burton upon Trent today, ahead of the tournament which kicks off on Tuesday 26 November at AFC Telford and Hinckley Stadium.Read more

Brand new counselling service in Burton upon Trent

A brand new business has opened its doors in the centre of Burton-upon-Trent.  “Room to…” is the venue for a new counselling service for the people of Burton and the surrounding areas and is having an open day on Saturday 23 November to give everyone the chance to popRead more

Brewhouse Arts Centre Consultation Events

Brewhouse Arts Centre Consultation Events The Brewhouse is Burton’s leading arts and performance centre. Based in Union Street the centre has hosted many high quality events and programmes over the years and has become the home for the town’s thriving amateur dramatics scene. East Staffordshire Borough Council has commissionedRead more

Fireworks Displays in Burton on Trent

I have now added ten Bonfire and Fireworks Displays in Burton on Trent and surrounding area to the What’s On Page. There’s dates, times and all the details of fireworks displays at Tutbury Castle, Conkers, Barton, Willington, Overseal, Snibston, Etwall, Hartshorne, Hatton and more! You can see all ofRead more