Press Releases

Mayor’s Christmas greetings to Bury residents

Dec 15, 2014 16:43 GMT Bury Council “As 2014 draws to a close it gives me the opportunity to reflect on my six months since being inaugurated as Mayor of Bury.

Dec 15, 2014 11:00 GMT Bury Council A range of important local issues will be discussed when Whitefield and Unsworth Township forum meets on Tuesday 6 January.

Experts on indigenous peoples to attend Saturday seminar

Dec 09, 2014 15:00 GMT Church of Sweden A seminar on indigenous peoples is being held in Uppsala on Saturday 13 December as part of the Church of Sweden’s more in-depth work on indigenous issues. The panel will include indigenous peoples representative Dr Wilton Littlechild, UN expert on indigenous issues and Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner for indigenous issues in Canada.

2015 Sony World Photography Awards Judges Revealed Alongside Last Call for Entries

Dec 09, 2014 10:00 GMT Sony

Dec 08, 2014 11:08 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Stretton Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 8th December 2014 and finishes on Monday 26th January 2015.

Dec 04, 2014 15:26 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council is consulting about proposed changes to the policy which determines who gets social housing in the borough.

Nov 25, 2014 11:00 GMT Bury Council Time is running out if you want to register to vote in next year’s General and Local Elections.

Nov 20, 2014 11:58 GMT Innovate UK Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed over £30 million investment from Innovate UK and the Medical Research Council into life-saving new treatments and technologies. 29 companies and universities from London to Edinburgh now have the funding they need to further develop new medicines, diagnostics or devices to tackle healthcare challenges ranging from cancer to childbirth complications.

Cash Boost to Local Businesses as £200,000 Business Development Fund Is Launched

Nov 19, 2014 11:56 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Dozens of businesses across East Staffordshire are set to benefit from East Staffordshire Borough Council’s latest injection of cash delivered through its Business Development Fund (BDF). Over 200 businesses made enquiries when the fund was first launched in 2013, with the Council expecting equally high levels for the second round.

Crisis has affected supply and demand in healthcare

Nov 19, 2014 11:55 GMT Eurofound In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, many European governments have cut spending on healthcare services. A new report from Eurofound identifies the groups most likely to face barriers to healthcare as a consequence of the crisis, including a number of new groups that have been generally overlooked by policymakers.