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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.

East Staffordshire Borough Council Deputy Leader confirms position on Library redevelopment

The proposal to relocate Burton Library into the Market Hall is one of seven projects currently being developed as part of the Burton upon Trent Towns Fund programme, with the project currently going through a HM Treasury Green Book business case prior to the Council taking a decision on the project next year. This is being led by Staffordshire County Council as the project sponsors, who are currently consulting the public on the project.

Council launches first stage of consultation on Towns Fund Project D

East Staffordshire Borough Council launches first stage of consultation on Towns Fund Project D.

Three Day Suspension of Garden Waste Collection

The national shortage of qualified HGV drivers is causing significant problems to both local authorities and private sector industry. In recent weeks, the Council has also been affected by these shortages which have been exacerbated by staff absences, including those caused by the pandemic.

Council launches new e-newsletter to keep residents informed

East Staffordshire Borough Council is launching an e-newsletter service, allowing residents to get the latest updates sent to them by email.

East Staffordshire Borough Council launches new grant fund aimed at supporting new businesses

East Staffordshire Borough Council has launched a new fund aimed at helping new businesses impacted by restrictions.

If you own a business that is located within East Staffordshire which was set up on or after 1st April 2019 and before 28th June 2021 then you may be eligible for the Additional Restrictions Grant New Business Fund.