Press Releases

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.

Nov 18, 2014 12:48 GMT Bury Council Residents are invited to the next meeting of Bury East Township Forum on Monday 24 November.

Nov 18, 2014 12:24 GMT Bury Council Young people are invited to take part in a Big Debate to be held at Bury Town Hall on Wednesday 26 November.

Nov 14, 2014 11:23 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Borough Council received yesterday the initial findings of the Local Plan examination inspector following the first week of hearing sessions. The week examined in detail legal compliance, overall spatial strategy, objective assessment of housing need, site selection process, housing land supply and affordable housing policy.

Nov 12, 2014 11:38 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Council has prepared a draft new Housing Strategy and is seeking the views of the public before finalising it for adoption in 2015. The Housing Strategy is all about the housing needs and issues in the borough and what the Council can and will do to address them.

Nov 07, 2014 09:58 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a resident of the borough, Mr Mayes for the offence of leaving litter under Section 87 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.