Posts tagged "East Staffordshire"

First Step Forward to a Brighter New Year with Health Walks in Burton on Trent

Walking for Health East Staffordshire aims to put a spring into the step of Burton people this New Year, by offering 8 different walks throughout the borough.  The Health Walk Scheme is organised in partnership with East Staffordshire Borough Council, The Ramblers and the Walking for Health East StaffordshireRead more

Christmas Opening Times for Shobnall Leisure Complex and Meadowside Leisure Centre

Burton on Trent Leisure Centre Opening Times The festive opening hours for East Staffordshire Borough Council’s leisure centres for 2012/13 will be as follows: Shobnall Leisure Complex Christmas Opening Hours: December 23rd – 9:00am – 6.00pm December 24th – 26th – Closed December 27th – 31st – 9:00am –Read more

Collect Free Junior Swim Vouchers at The Meadowside in Burton Tomorrow

Free Junior swims available courtesy of the Star Foundation On Saturday 1st December the Star Foundation are offering children the opportunity to claim a free swimming voucher at either the Meadowside Leisure Centre in Buton on Trent or Uttoxeter Leisure Centre. The star foundation had over 300 junior swimRead more

Cheaper Two Hour Parking Charges in Burton on Trent

Council Introduce Cheaper Charge for Two-Hour Parking Earlier this year, East Staffordshire Borough Council launched a public consultation on a new parking tariff proposal which ran for two months. The parking charges in East Staffordshire car parks have not increased over the last five years. We have listened toRead more

Burton on Trent Floods 2012 – Video Slideshow

Here is my video slideshow of photos taken on Tuesday 27th November in Burton on Trent. Apparently the water was several feet higher at the start of the day but had dropped a little by the time I took the photos. They will hopefully still give you a goodRead more

Council Awarded Gold in Workplace Health Programme

East Staffordshire Borough Council is the first local authority in Staffordshire to be awarded the gold level for the Workplace Health Programme organised by Staffordshire Public Health. The Workplace Health Programme aims to provide staff and local residents with healthy outcomes and improve their quality of life as wellRead more

Free Leisure Activities for National Stress Awareness Day – Wednesday 7th November

East Staffordshire Borough Council will be providing a range of free sessions and activities across its leisure centres and services, to help support the National Stress Awareness Day across the UK on 7th November. The activities taking place and facilities hosting them are: Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton on Trent–Read more

Council Approves SMART Borough Strategy

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Cabinet has agreed to adopt its SMART Borough strategy which will run until December 2014. The strategy will take advantage of the opportunities information communication and technology provides to increase local public value, local prosperity and local competitiveness. Councillor Bernard Peters, Deputy Leader for ServiceRead more

Eleven Burton on Trent Parish Councils Seek ‘Designation’ to Allow Them to Prepare Neighbourhood Plans for their Areas

Parish Councils are now able to ask that their areas be designated as ‘neighbourhood areas’. This means they can prepare Neighbourhood Plans for their local area.   These Plans will set out policies that will be used by the Borough Council when deciding planning applications in that Parish. SitesRead more

Grants Available for Voluntary and Community Groups in Burton on Trent

Are you a community or voluntary group in Burton on Trent and East Staffordshire looking for funding? If so, September sees the launch of the application process for East Staffordshire Borough Council’s annual grant aid scheme. To be eligible for Grant Aid voluntary and community organisations must:     AssistRead more

Female Hockey Players Needed in Burton on Trent

East Staffordshire Borough Council has received funding from the County Sports Partnership’s ‘Activities Across Staffordshire Fund’, to develop an England Hockey Programme called “Back to Hockey”. Back to Hockey is open to females of all ages and provides a gentle introduction or re-introduction to hockey. Have you enjoyed playingRead more

ESBC Consults About Housing Allocations

Council consults about housing allocations East Staffordshire Borough Council is proposing changes to the policy which determines who gets social housing in the borough. Councillor Robert Hardwick, Deputy Leader for Regulatory Services, said: “Almost all housing association housing in East Staffordshire is allocated in accordance with the housing allocationsRead more