Discount Parking Permit Offer for Burton Town Centre Car Parks

Huge Discounts Available for Car Park Users East Staffordshire Borough Council is offering a bumper 50% introductory discount on its car parking permits. Customers can apply for a parking permit for many car parks in East Staffordshire and receive a discount of up to 50% on the normal price.Read more

Local businesses secure funding thanks to ESBC’s Business Development Fund

Following the successful launch of East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Business Development Fund in August 2013, two companies in Burton on Trent have been successful in securing a grant.   The aim of the fund is to support East Staffordshire economy by providing financial assistance to small and medium sizedRead more

Morris – Are you Man Enough?

Are you sat at home, feeling like (or being nagged that) you should do some exercise but don’t really want to put too much effort in? Then Morris dancing could be the answer you were hoping for! Mild exercise, that takes place in the pub with the prospect ofRead more

Burton on Trent Gets Superfast 4G Mobile Services

East Staffordshire Borough Council has welcomed the switch on of cutting edge 4G mobile services from mobile network EE in Burton upon Trent today, making the town amongst the most connected places in Europe. Superfast 4G mobile services – also known as LTE – are on average five timesRead more

New ‘Welcome to Burton upon Trent’ signs installed

On Monday 16th September, East Staffordshire Borough Council began installing new ‘Welcome to Burton upon Trent’ signs on the A5121, welcoming visitors into the town. The new signs are located on this main gateway into Burton, as people head into the town from the Branston junction of the A38.Read more

Great North Run Challenge for Burton Runner

This coming weekend, Burton on Trent runner Ralph Huthmacher is attempting the Great North Run to raise funds for the charity Rethink Mental Illness. Ralph, who lives in Rolleston on Dove, is running in memory of his brother-in-law Nick Gascoigne who passed away in February 2013. Nick battled forRead more

Call for information following fire damage in a Brizlincote Park

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Open Spaces Team has been informed that the fire service was called out to the play area at Tower Woods, Brizlincote Valley yesterday morning to a report of a fire. There has been fire damage to a large number of wooden retainingRead more

Historic Burton Town Hall Renovation Work

East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to announce that work is due to start to repair and enhance the historic Town Hall Building in Burton upon Trent. The Town Hall is a Grade II listed Building of Victorian design. It was designed by Reginald Churchill and built by ThomasRead more

It’s Official – Parks in Burton on Trent are among the Best in the Country

Stapenhill Gardens, Kingfisher Trail and Branston Water Park are among the best in the country Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2013. Stapenhill Gardens, Kingfisher Trail and Branston Water Park are among the very best in the UK – and that’sRead more

Room at Burton Town Hall Renamed in a Lasting Tribute

Following a Council Motion by Councillor Bernard Peters at a full Council Meeting in June, Members unanimously agreed to recognise the outstanding achievements of William Harold Coltman VC and create a lasting tribute to his name by renaming the Blantyre Room at Burton Town Hall. The Blantyre Room atRead more

Gallery Exhibition Opportunities at The Brewhouse

A Call for all Artists or Artist Groups to apply for the 2014 exhibition programme at The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton upon Trent. We are looking for wall based artwork for our exhibition slots in 2014 for our hireable exhibition spaces. In 2014 we have hireable exhibition spaces onRead more

Free bike Rides for Families in Burton on Trent

Summer Holidays Just Got Even Better with Free bike Rides for Families in Burton on Trent Looking for free activities to keep your young ones active and entertained over the school holidays? Sky Ride Local bike rides in East Staffordshire are the perfect opportunity for the whole family toRead more

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent statement on NHS 111

Andrew Donald, Chief Officer of Stafford and Surrounds & Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), speaking on behalf of all Staffordshire CCGs said: “In Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent we have taken a pro-active decision to develop an interim solution for the provision of NHS 111 service. “After engaging with otherRead more

Thirty Places Available for Young People to Start a Career in the NHS

Young people from across Staffordshire and Burton on Trent are being given the unique opportunity to start a career in the NHS while training for a recognised qualification. Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust, the UK’s largest integrated health and adult social care NHS Trust has launched a SupportRead more

Council Begins Programme of Initiatives to Improve Local Environment

East Staffordshire Borough Council has begun a programme of targeted enforcement initiatives to improve local environmental quality. A team of Officers from the Council is being dispatched to deal with a wide range of issues that have a negative impact on the community. The team is working with partnerRead more

Tutbury WI enjoy visit to Denman College

Tutbury WI – Outing to Denman – Friday 12th July 2013 30 ladies from Tutbury WI travelled to Denman College (near Oxford) for their special birthday outing.  Denman is the National WI College.  It is a beautiful Georgian House set in splendid grounds. Denman College offers day and residentialRead more

NHS Community Trust Hosts Public Meeting In Burton

The UK’s largest integrated health and social care NHS Trust, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS are inviting the public to attend their monthly Public Board meeting in Burton Town Hall on Wednesday 24 July 2013 from 1.30pm to 5.30pm.   Members of the public are warmly welcomedRead more

CCG Reaction to Sir Bruce Keogh Review of Burton Hospital

East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has given its reaction to the Sir Bruce Keogh Review report into Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – one of 14 Trusts investigated. The report announced in Parliament today revealed  that  11 of the 14 Trusts will be placed in special measures because ofRead more

Free Wifi at The Meadowside Leisure Centre

Have a Bite While You Browse the Web. The Meadowside Leisure Centre is now offering all customers to the centre free access to the internet with Purple Wi-fi.  The new Wi-fi service will be available at no charge throughout the centre primarily being available in the café area. CustomersRead more

Sky Ride Local offers fun, free cycling fun this summer in the Burton Area

Local East Staffordshire residents are invited to dust off their bikes and make the most of a new programme of free guided bike rides this summer. British Cycling and Sky, in partnership with East Staffordshire Borough Council, are bringing a series of Sky Ride Local rides to the area,Read more

Hoar Cross Nursing Home Raises £3000 at Summer Fayre

£3000 raised as Hoar Cross Nursing Home celebrates the summer in style Residents, family, friends, staff and local people were all walking on sunshine last weekend as Hoar Cross Nursing Home put on the biggest Summer Fayre in its history. The event, which has been running since 2003, attractedRead more

Lasting Tribute To Be Created for Burton on Trent Soldier

East Staffordshire Borough Council are pleased to announce that a lasting tribute will be created for a Burton upon Trent solider. William Coltman VC died on 29th June 1974 and was buried at St Mark’s Church in Winshill. His grave is maintained by the Victoria Cross Trust. After aRead more

Public Feedback Used to Improve ESBC Services

Earlier this year, the East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Citizen’s Panel told us what they thought of our parks and waste collection service.  The message was very positive, with 98% of the panel confirming they were either satisfied of very satisfied with our waste collection service.  However, the panel didRead more

Planned Repairs to River Bank Area in Burton on Trent Scheduled to Start

East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to inform you that the scheduled repairs to the Stapenhill gardens lower footpath, followed by the Hollows river bank will take place between the 1st July and 26th July 2013. The bank beneath the footpath has been eroded away.  This is a naturalRead more

Community Sports Leaders Award Course in Burton on Trent

Community Sports Leaders Award Course July 2013 Future sports leaders – aged 16 or over – from across East Staffordshire are being invited to sign up for a popular course designed to help develop their leadership skills. East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Sports Development Team will be delivering the SportRead more

Falls Awareness Week 2013

Falls Awareness Week 2013 Monday 17 – Friday 21 June 2013 Age UK Burton along with its partners will be holding a Falls Prevention Stall on Wednesday 19th June (Uttoxeter Market) and Friday 21st June (Burton Market) as part of Age UK’s Falls Awareness Week 2013. The aim isRead more

Tatenhill shows the way for Neighbourhood Working

East Staffordshire Borough Council has recently completed a number of projects in the village of Tatenhill in Burton on Trent. The projects show how a local community, along with partners such as ESBC, Parish Councils, Trent and Dove and community groups, can work together to bring a greater benefitRead more

Business Development Fund Launched in Burton on Trent

To help meet the Council’s priority of ‘Encouraging Local Enterprise’, East Staffordshire Borough Council has agreed to launch a two year business development funding scheme. The new Business Development Fund will be aimed at local small and medium sized businesses located in Burton on Trent and East Staffordshire whoRead more

ESBC to investigate Business Improvement District for Burton on Trent

East Staffordshire Borough Council is investigating the possibility of a BID (Business Improvement District) for Burton upon Trent. A Business Improvement District allows local businesses to generate funding over a fixed period of time to improve various aspects of the town ranging from infrastructure items such as landscaping, toRead more

ESBC Performance Figures

Council Post Impressive Performance Figures East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced another successful year of performance in terms of financial success and targets delivered. Officers from East Staffordshire Borough Council presented the end of year performance and financial reports to the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 10th June. The reportRead more