Posts tagged "Burton upon Trent"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Burton on Trent in the News

Here are some recent stories in the news about Burton on Trent… Incident at Queen’s Hospital and Hobbycraft, Burton-on-Trent ITV News, on Tue, 21 May 2013 03:03:05 -0700 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service went to an incident at Queen’s Hospital and Hobbycraft, Burton-on-Trent yesterday. Two fire engines from LongtonRead more

Supporters invited to nominate charities for Schumacher UK

SUPPORTERS of charities in Burton upon Trent are this month (May, 2013) being invited to nominate their organisations to be considered for a donation from a national firm. Schumacher UK plans to select the charity or charities with the most votes to receive donations and will discuss the nextRead more

ESBC Unveils it’s Top 10 Projects for the Next Year

East Staffordshire Borough Council is proud to unveil its top 10 projects for the next financial year. At next week’s Council meeting, Members are set to unveil the Corporate Plan for the next 12 months. Included in the Corporate Plan are a number of key projects which have beenRead more

Pay your Council Tax through 12 monthly instalments

From 1st April 2013, residents of Burton on Trent and East Staffordshire will have the option to pay their Council Tax over 12 monthly instalments within the same financial year. If you receive a Council Tax bill in March for the full financial year, you will begin with anRead more

Want to Exhibit at Burton and District Arts Council’s 11th Annual Art and Craft Exhibition?

Between the 6th April and 11th May the Brewhouse Arts Centre will be hosting the Burton and District Arts Council’s (BADAC) 11th annual Art and Craft Exhibition. This is an open arts exhibition in which anyone in East Staffordshire can submit work to be displayed. This year the BADACRead more

Warmer Homes Healthier People Promotion in Burton

East Staffordshire Borough Council in conjunction with partners are now offering a number of projects in line with the Warmer Homes Healthier People Campaign. Through the Warmer Homes Healthier People project East Staffordshire Citizens Advice Bureau will be delivering 5 group sessions to people vulnerable to fuel poverty acrossRead more

Grant Aid Cash Boost to Local Groups

East Staffordshire Borough Council will share out over £244,000 to 28 community and voluntary groups operating in the borough this year to help them carry on their vital work in the community.  The money is from the Grant Aid scheme, which is available to voluntary and community organisations thatRead more

Exhibition Islam at Burton’s Brewhouse Hailed as a Triumph

Exhibition Islam hosted at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton upon Trent, closed last night and has been hailed by all involved as an overwhelming success. The event has seen a huge response from all areas of the community, with residents enjoying a variety of activities includingRead more

Exploring Enterprise – a Free Introduction to Self-Employment

An introductory Exploring Enterprise workshop is taking place on Friday 15th March 2013 in the offices of East Staffordshire Borough Council at The Maltsters, Wetmore Road, Burton-upon-Trent DE14 1LS between 10.00am – 1.00pm. Enterprise for Success is a free programme of business support that is provided by East StaffordshireRead more

What is being said about Burton on Trent on the internet this week?

Here are just a few of the things that are being said about Burton on Trent on the internet this week… Nearly 100 beers honoured at International Brewing Awards 2013 The FINANCIAL, on Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:15:40 -0800 Written by Neil Gerrard, Caterer and Hotelkeeper. 19/02/2013 00:15 (12:02Read more

New Campaign for Dementia Patients in Burton on Trent

National care home operator, Elder Homes Group, has launched a campaign to create the perfect environment for dementia sufferers. As part of the care for dementia sufferers, reminiscence pictures, books and items from the past are very much key to creating a healthy environment for not only the elderlyRead more