Press Releases

Aug 27, 2014 16:23 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council voted to officially ‘make’ the Anslow Neighbourhood Development Plan at a Cabinet meeting held on Monday 18th August. This will be the first of 15 Neighbourhood Plans being written in East Staffordshire to be made, after a successful referendum result on 3rd July 2014.

Aug 27, 2014 16:15 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Community & Civil Enforcement Officers engage with and encourage people to keep the Borough cleaner, greener and safer. We ask residents and visitors to dispose of litter properly and not drop it indiscriminately.

Aug 27, 2014 16:13 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Anyone seeking advice from planning officers in advance of submitting a planning application will now need to pay for the advice they receive. Advice ranges from simple questions asking if planning permission is required to more complicated enquiries where applicants and agents need to discuss in more detail design, layout and access.

Aug 20, 2014 16:22 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council This week five more businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area were awarded funding from the Business Development Programme which will help them to grow their businesses

Aug 20, 2014 16:15 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Being a responsible dog owner is not just about feeding your dog properly and taking it to the vet if it's sick or injured. It's also about making sure it is vaccinated annually, wears a collar and ID tag and is micro chipped - with your contact details kept up to date. From 06 April 2016 the law is changing and all dogs will be required to be micro-chipped.

Aug 13, 2014 14:15 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council A report to East Staffordshire Borough Councillors later this month will say that 99 per cent of the Council’s performance targets have been fully achieved or are on track. The report will be studied at the meeting of the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 18th August.

Aug 11, 2014 11:31 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Horninglow and Eton Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 11th August 2014 and will finish on 6th October at 12 noon.

Borough’s teen voice elected to represent millions

Aug 04, 2014 12:48 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale’s Youth Cabinet Member Christopher Marland has been elected to represent the views of young people across the UK.

Leading Academics Helping Deliver a Bright Future for Rochdale Borough

Jul 31, 2014 13:51 BST Rochdale Borough Council A group of top European academics have spent two days visiting Rochdale borough to suggest ways to improve the area’s long term economic outlook and regeneration plans.

How to Get a Helping Hand with Housing Costs

Jul 29, 2014 11:23 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents in receipt of housing benefit or Universal Credit (UC) who are still facing difficulty paying their rent that they may be entitled to further financial help.