Press Releases

Max Zachs and the minister for Equality and Social Inclusion opens EuroPride 2014

Jun 13, 2014 09:38 BST Oslo Pride Max Zachs, one of Britiains most well known Trans people, known from the British TV series "My Transsexual Summer" headlines the official opening of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo, Norway. At the official opening Zachs will be accompanied by Norway’s minister for Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne (in the picture), from the populist Progress party (Frp).

Purchasing power of EU workers rising, despite limited collectively agreed pay increases

Jun 12, 2014 13:39 BST Eurofound Nominal collectively agreed pay increases remained limited in the majority of EU Member States in 2013. However, because of lower inflation rates, employees in a number of European countries saw the purchasing power of their wages increase, reflecting a change from the post-crisis trend that had been observed since 2011. Eurofound’s annual update on pay is out.

Search Is On For Chief Executive

Jun 11, 2014 12:06 BST Rochdale Borough Council ROCHDALE Borough Council has started the search for a new chief executive - following the departure of Jim Taylor who has left to head up Salford Council.

First Licensee’s Forum heralded as a success

Jun 11, 2014 10:02 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The recent Licensee’s Forum held at the Town Hall, Burton upon Trent, was heralded as a great success. More than 80 delegates attended the event and listened to presentations from all of the responsible authorities, local Pub Watch Schemes, the Security Industry Authority and members of the BAC O’Connor Centre. The afternoon allowed for workshops and feedback for future meetings.

East Staffordshire’s third Neighbourhood Plan gets to formal consultation stage

Jun 10, 2014 11:04 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Tatenhill Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 9th June 2014 and will finish on Monday 21st July 2014. In accordance with section 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 notice is hereby given that East Staffordshire Borough Council has received from Tatenhill Parish Council a Plan Proposal for the.....

Human rights conference to be hosted at Oslos City Hall during EuroPride 2014

Jun 06, 2014 13:53 BST Oslo Pride This summer the city of Oslo is the host of EuroPride 2014. In occasion EuroPride, the town also hosts a human rights conference called “Human Rights - From Vision to Action, Making Rights a Reality”, which will be held in Oslos City Hall on Thursday June 26st and Friday June 27th.

Made in Bury – those who make a difference

Jun 06, 2014 09:49 BST Bury Council Bury’s “unsung heroes” have been rewarded with Made in Bury awards for their outstanding contribution to the community.

Calling All Traders Market Hall Grand Reopening on Saturday 21st June 2014

Jun 05, 2014 14:15 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council is proud to announce that the newly refurbished Burton Market Hall will officially open to the public on Saturday 21st June. They are now looking for outstanding market retailers to trade from the ‘pop-up’ stalls.

Michelle is the new Mayor of Bury

Jun 04, 2014 16:03 BST Bury Council Pilkington Park ward councillor Michelle Wiseman has been elected as the Mayor of Bury for the 2014/15 municipal year.

The Pride House programme released

May 30, 2014 06:00 BST Oslo Pride The programme for EuroPrides main arena for debate, Pride House, is now online. The Pride House programme consists of 45 different debates, lectures and workshops.