Press Releases

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.

Nov 07, 2014 09:49 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to announce it will be supporting World Diabetes Day on Friday 14th November 2014.

Nov 06, 2014 16:29 GMT Bury Council The shopping precinct at Mile Lane will be discussed when Bury West Township Forum meets on Wednesday 19 November.

Nov 06, 2014 11:26 GMT Bury Council Extensive roadworks at Croft Lane in Hollins will be discussed when Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum meets on Tuesday 18 November.