Press Releases

Jan 28, 2014 09:23 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council On the 9th January 2014, Officers from East Staffordshire Borough Council joined forces with colleagues from Staffordshire Police, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, the Border Agency and Trading Standards to address issues in the Anglesey area of Burton.

Jan 27, 2014 16:39 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to announce they will be supporting National Heart Month throughout February 2014, by offering local residents the opportunity to attend a series of awareness and physical activity sessions.

Public and Private Sector organisations come together to shape skills for the future as Council agrees principle of a sale of the Town Hall Annex and car park

Jan 27, 2014 11:30 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has agreed the ‘in principle’ sale of the Town Hall Annex and car park to the Department of Education through their funding organisation, the Education Funding Agency, to create a new University Technical College (UTC) for 14-19 year olds in the area.

Good news for green chemistry in new EU industrial policy

Jan 23, 2014 13:02 GMT SEKAB For the first time, access to bio-based raw materials is highlighted as a priority issue for industrial development in European Commission’s new communication. Since the high import duty on bio-ethanol is one of the biggest barriers to growth of bio-based chemistry in Europe, SEKAB welcomes this and looks forward to hearing what measures will be taken to improve the situation.

Jan 22, 2014 09:30 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has drawn up a plan to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Jan 21, 2014 09:52 GMT Bury Council A by-election will be held in Ramsbottom on Thursday 6 March following the resignation of ward councillor Joanne Columbine.

Virgin & Stagecoach shortlisted in bid to run InterCity East Coast services

Jan 17, 2014 13:43 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin Group and partners Stagecoach plc have been shortlisted to receive an invitation to tender for the InterCity East Coast rail franchise.

Jan 16, 2014 12:42 GMT Bury Council Residents are invited to play their part in discussing important local issues when Prestwich Township Forum meets on Monday 3 February.

East Staffordshire’s Second Neighbourhood Plan reaches formal consultation stage.

Jan 16, 2014 11:14 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Anslow Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on 13th January 2014 and finishes on Monday 24th February 2014 at 12 noon.

Adult care service receives glowing report

Jan 15, 2014 09:56 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A council service which helps people become independent again has been given the official thumbs up by the industry regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).