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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.

East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced that the National Forest Adventure Farm is the first local business to secure support from its new Tourism Development Fund which was launched earlier this year.

East Staffordshire Borough Council has recently announced a number of funds and schemes aimed at supporting residents throughout the ongoing cost of living challenge.

East Staffordshire Borough Council has triumphed again this year at the Heart of England In Bloom annual awards ceremony, with a huge haul of medals being won in all categories.

As part of an ongoing ‘Tackle The Tippers’ campaign and a commitment to address fly tipping and anti-social behaviour, teams from across the Council, together with other Partnership agencies, worked together on the 27th September 2023 to show a high profile presence in the Shobnall Ward Area.

Following the success of the inaugural Burton upon Trent Food Festival in July, local event organisers Cocker Hoop Creative are set to bring a series of monthly ‘Grub Clubs’ to Burton Market Hall. 

East Staffordshire Borough Council has today confirmed that Burton’s Christmas Lights Switch On will return to the Market Place on Sunday 26th November 2023. The fun will get underway at 1pm with Rangemore School Choir and conclude at 5.30pm with fireworks.

East Staffordshire Borough Council is having to return Section 106 funding that was received from a developer, for building off-site affordable housing.  

The sum involved was £398,447 and was returned because the spending deadline had expired on 27th March 2023.

East Staffordshire Borough Council is set to offer its highest award possible to its local Windrush generation and its lineage, hosting an extraordinary Council meeting on Monday 2nd October 2023, kick-starting Black History Month celebrations.

The Statutes Fair, operated by Pat Collins Fun Fairs, will be returning to Burton upon Trent this year, taking place from Sunday 1st to Tuesday 3rd October in the Market Place and the surrounding areas of High Street, Lichfield Street, New Street and Abbey Street.