Press Releases

Jun 19, 2014 14:44 BST Bury Council People living in Bury West are invited to have their say in plans being drawn up to improve the neighbourhood.

Jun 19, 2014 10:38 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Residents in East Staffordshire are being invited to stand with others from around the country to honour the men and women currently serving, or who have served, in the armed forces at a special flag raising ceremony this month.

Jun 17, 2014 14:16 BST Bury Council Residents are invited to shape the future priorities for Radcliffe when the local Township Forum meets on Tuesday 1 July.

Jun 17, 2014 11:34 BST Bury Council All Bury residents will receive a letter this summer telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

International grant in Anders Wejryd’s name

Jun 16, 2014 13:14 BST Church of Sweden A newly established international grant in Anders Wejryd’s name was the farewell gift from the Central Board of the Church of Sweden to Archbishop Anders Wejryd at his leaving reception in Uppsala on Saturday afternoon. There were many well-wishers and speakers, and after the reception he solemnly laid down his crozier in Uppsala Cathedral – marking the end of his time as Archbishop.

Max Zachs and the minister for Equality and Social Inclusion opens EuroPride 2014

Jun 13, 2014 09:38 BST Oslo Pride Max Zachs, one of Britiains most well known Trans people, known from the British TV series "My Transsexual Summer" headlines the official opening of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo, Norway. At the official opening Zachs will be accompanied by Norway’s minister for Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne (in the picture), from the populist Progress party (Frp).

Purchasing power of EU workers rising, despite limited collectively agreed pay increases

Jun 12, 2014 13:39 BST Eurofound Nominal collectively agreed pay increases remained limited in the majority of EU Member States in 2013. However, because of lower inflation rates, employees in a number of European countries saw the purchasing power of their wages increase, reflecting a change from the post-crisis trend that had been observed since 2011. Eurofound’s annual update on pay is out.

Search Is On For Chief Executive

Jun 11, 2014 12:06 BST Rochdale Borough Council ROCHDALE Borough Council has started the search for a new chief executive - following the departure of Jim Taylor who has left to head up Salford Council.

First Licensee’s Forum heralded as a success

Jun 11, 2014 10:02 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The recent Licensee’s Forum held at the Town Hall, Burton upon Trent, was heralded as a great success. More than 80 delegates attended the event and listened to presentations from all of the responsible authorities, local Pub Watch Schemes, the Security Industry Authority and members of the BAC O’Connor Centre. The afternoon allowed for workshops and feedback for future meetings.

East Staffordshire’s third Neighbourhood Plan gets to formal consultation stage

Jun 10, 2014 11:04 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Tatenhill Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 9th June 2014 and will finish on Monday 21st July 2014. In accordance with section 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 notice is hereby given that East Staffordshire Borough Council has received from Tatenhill Parish Council a Plan Proposal for the.....