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On Sunday 26th November thousands of residents and visitors flocked to see the annual Christmas Lights Switch On and Fireworks at the Burton Market Hall and Place.

Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday 2nd December this year and is a national campaign designed to encourage people to shop small.

Residents and visitors to Burton upon Trent are in for a treat this Christmas as East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced a host of festive activities and events, supported by Everyone Active and Pyrotex Fireworx. 

The Council has announced that the Red Lion House in Burton upon Trent is one of the first local organisations to secure support from its Ward Enhancement Programme which was launched earlier this year.

East Staffordshire Borough Council can confirm that the Chair of the Burton upon Trent Town Deal Board, Ben Robinson MBE, has tendered his resignation to the secretary of the Town Deal Board.

As part of the ongoing Tackle The Tippers campaign and commitment to address fly-tipping across the Borough, the Enforcement Team at East Staffordshire Borough Council have prosecuted a male for fly tipping in a quiet country lane known to be a hotspot for fly tipping offences. 

A remembrance parade is to go through Burton upon Trent on Sunday 12th November, forming at Burton Library car park from 9:30am and departing at 9:50am.

Residents in Denstone are invited to have their say on proposed plans for future development in their parish.

Burton Music Collective, a group of likeminded music fans from Burton upon Trent have announced an exciting line up of grass roots gigs, which will take place across the town in November this year.