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East Staffordshire Entries Shine in In Bloom Awards

East Staffordshire’s entries into this year’s Heart of England In Bloom competition have shone once again with the In Bloom entries in Burton, Uttoxeter and Tutbury all receiving gold.

Recycle Week: This year East Staffordshire is ‘Stepping It Up’ in the fight against Climate Change

Recycle Now and East Staffordshire Borough Council are asking residents to ‘Step It Up’ in the fight against climate change and take action to protect our environment through even better recycling habits.

Roundabout Theatre programme confirmed

Following the news that East Staffordshire Borough Council and the Brewhouse Arts Centre plan to host a range of events this autumn, the programme for the first event, the Roundabout Theatre, has now been confirmed.

Have your say on council spending in Budget Consultation

People who live, work and volunteer in East Staffordshire are being asked for their views on council spending and how it should be prioritised.

Programme of events launched as part of Stay Local campaign

East Staffordshire Borough Council and the Brewhouse Arts Centre has announced plans to host a range of events this autumn as part of the ongoing Stay Local campaign which is aimed at helping the local area recover from the Coronavirus pandemic.

ESBC to Fly the Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day

The Mayor of East Staffordshire, Councillor Patricia Ackroyd, is to fly the Red Ensign at Burton Town Hall to mark the sixth “Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day”.

Garden Waste Collection Suspended between Monday 23rd and Friday 27th August

The national shortage of qualified HGV drivers is continuing to create problems in many sectors, including the waste industry. The Council has been reallocating resources to help maintain services but, unfortunately, the on-going pressures will lead to a suspension in garden waste collections from Monday 23rd August through to Friday 27th August.

East Staffordshire Entries Set For In Bloom Judging

Volunteers across East Staffordshire are putting the finishing touches to the three local entries into the 2021 Heart of England in Bloom Awards.

Home Office reverse decision to place asylum seekers in the Ibis Hotel

The Council has been notified by the Home Office that the Ibis hotel in Burton is no longer an option it is actively pursuing to temporarily place asylum seekers.

Burton upon Trent partners respond to the Home Office’s decision to disperse asylum seekers locally

The decision to accommodate 60 (plus) persons seeking asylum in Burton upon Trent was made by the Home Office and its asylum accommodation providers Serco in response to significant pressure on the national asylum system. Ordinarily, Burton upon Trent and Staffordshire is a non-dispersal area for these purposes. This situation is an exception.