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Council Quest to Improve Recycling Quality

In recent months, East Staffordshire Borough Council has seen an increase in contamination (incorrect items) placed into the blue wheeled bins resulting in more materials being rejected at the Materials Recovery Facility where the contents are sent to for recycling. 

The biggest drawing festival in the world comes to the Brewhouse

The Brewhouse in Burton upon Trent is giving local residents the chance to take part in the biggest drawing festival in the world this October Half Term.

Completion of Station Street Regeneration Works

The Station Street regeneration works which started at the end of March 2020 have now been completed.

Brewhouse Receives Lifeline Grant from Government’s £1.57 Billion Culture Recovery Fund

Kate Griffiths MP, Cllr Ed Barker and Chloe Brown outside the Brewhouse Arts Centre

The Brewhouse Arts Centre has been awarded £51,565 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Burton Swans to go Under the Hammer for Charity

Burton Swan outside Town Hall

Following a successful 10 week stay in Burton upon Trent, the 25 swans that have made up the Burton Swans trail will go under the hammer on Monday 26th October, with all the money raised going to Burton’s YMCA charity.

Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme

East Staffordshire residents that have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace and told to self-isolate on or after 28th September 2020 could be eligible for a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment.

Grant Scheme Launches in Tutbury

East Staffordshire Borough Council is excited to launch a new Grant Scheme derived from Section 106 monies for the parish of Tutbury which will see the area benefit from £250,000.00. 

Consultation on new Housing Strategy

East Staffordshire Borough Council is consulting on a new draft Housing Strategy and asking residents for their comments.  The deadline for receiving comments is Wednesday 28th October, 2020.

ESBC completes A38 Litter Clean Up

East Staffordshire Borough Council has now completed its night time operations to clean up litter on a southbound section of the A38. 

Leaders Welcome New Covid-19 Testing Site In Burton

The opening of a further national Covid-19 testing site in the county has been welcomed by leaders in Staffordshire today. (Tuesday)