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East Staffordshire Borough Council’s innovative Ward Enhancement Programme Panel (WEP) has now met three times and reviewed its very successful start since May 2023. One of the issues that stands out is the need for children's play spaces to be improved. This is a borough-wide problem.

At its meeting of Full Council on Monday 19th February 2024, East Staffordshire Councillors will discuss a proposal to purchase the Maltings Precinct in Uttoxeter in order to enable the regeneration of the wider Maltings site.

The Selective Licensing team at East Staffordshire Borough Council have successfully won an appeal to enforce a Financial Penalty Notice that was served on a Landlord who let out a privately rented property on Queen Street, Burton without a licence in place.  

More than 40 of Staffordshire’s best tourism and hospitality businesses will go head-to-head at the prestigious Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards 2024. Included in the finalists are 8 East Staffordshire nominees, who are shortlisted for 13 awards. 

Following the resignation of the previous Chair last October, the Council has been working with the Town Deal Board and its Vice-Chair, John McKiernan, to put in place an appropriate procedure to recruit a new permanent Town Deal Board Chair for the remainder of the Towns Fund programme period.

In support of the ‘Tackle The Tippers’ campaign against fly tipping, officers from East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Community and Civil Enforcement and Enforcement Teams joined forces to undertake an intelligence-based initiative on the 3rd January 2024 in the Anglesey Ward of Burton upon Tre

East Staffordshire Borough Council is delighted to confirm a final period of consultation over the future of the Maltings in Uttoxeter will take place in the summer.

In October 2023, East Staffordshire Borough Council launched a £33,000 Food Aid Fund designed to financially support up to ten free food providers at a rate of £550 a month for a six month period, across the colder winter months, aimed at supporting those organisations in more financial difficult

East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to provide an update on its regeneration activities for Burton High Street since the Cabinet and Council decisions three months ago.

East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced the Christmas opening hours for its facilities.

The main council offices will close on Friday 22nd December at 4:00pm and will open again at 9:00am on Tuesday 2nd January.