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East Staffordshire Borough Council has recently introduced brand new high-visibility protective clothing for waste collection and street cleaning employees, allowing for improved visibility of staff on the road.

Following a cabinet meeting on Tuesday 16th August 2022, a decision was made to proceed with expanding Stapenhill Cemetery onto Claverhouse allotments next to the cemetery.

East Staffordshire Borough Council will award the Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) to eligible businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic, with aims of providing business rates relief for the financial year 2021/22.

East Staffordshire Borough Council have been working closely with their leisure operating partner, Everyone Active, to enhance the Council’s changing facilities located at various outlying sports pitches around the borough, including Eton Park and St Luke’s in Horninglow, Pennycroft Park in Uttox

The Mayor of East Staffordshire, Councillor Phil Hudson, is to fly the Red Ensign at Burton Town Hall on Friday 2nd September at 10:00am to mark the Seventh “Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day”.

Residents and visitors are being offering the opportunity to experience live theatre, music, comedy and family performances like never before, as the state of the art, pop up theatre, Roundabout, heads to Burton upon Trent’s Washlands from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September.

The Council are providing the opportunity for Council Tax payers who do not occupy a property in Bands A to D to receive an Energy Rebate of £150.

The Burton Town Deal Board is pleased to announce that the Towns Fund projects submitted to Government in March have now been fully approved and to the value of funding being requested by the Towns Fund partnership and East Staffordshire Borough Council.

Wednesday 20th July 2022 saw the opening of a new outdoor school building located at Richard Wakefield Primary Academy, Tutbury.

This exciting new building was formerly opened by local Borough Councillors, Simon Gaskin and Russell Lock.

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Enforcement Team has recently issued a £200 Fixed Penalty Notice to a resident whose waste was later found to be fly tipped at Mill Stream Lane, Burton on Trent.