Press Releases

Scandic expands in Berlin

Jun 16, 2014 11:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic is increasing its presence in Germany by taking over the Alsterhof Hotel in Berlin. The hotel has 217 rooms, which have just undergone an extensive refurbishment costing EUR 8 million, and is strategically located close to all the shopping and entertainment of western Berlin. When Scandic takes over the hotel on 1 September, it will change its name to Scandic Berlin Kurfürstendamm.

Powerful technology in an attractive design

Jun 11, 2014 13:08 BST Phoenix Contact UK The new industrial PCs with IP65 protection in the Designline series 7000 from Phoenix Contact feature LED technology, multi-touch operation, and displays of 15”, 18.5” and to 21.5”.

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.....

It’s electric - £1k prizes for school and community groups

Jun 06, 2014 16:24 BST Bury Council Bury schools, community groups and good causes - such as not-for-profit organisations and registered charities – could share in £1,000 of electrical products as part of a new responsible recycling initiative.

Fun, Free Summer Cycling In East Staffordshire with Sky Ride Local

Jun 05, 2014 09:13 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Summer is just about here – and with it comes British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local programme in East Staffordshire. On Sunday 1st June the popular cycling programme kicked off with a ride from Shobnall Leisure Complex to Burton Albion and back. The rides, which are guided by trained British Cycling ride leaders, will take place all over East Staffordshire throughout the summer.

Managed Switches for high-availability EtherNet/IP networks

Jun 04, 2014 10:03 BST Phoenix Contact UK The new advanced managed switches in the 7000 series from Phoenix Contact are particularly suitable for use in Ethernet/IP networks because the industrial Ethernet switches are the first to be equipped with the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP).

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Open Day and Hanging Basket Sale at the Greenhouse

Jun 03, 2014 10:08 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Greenhouse Centre, located in Stapenhill Cemetery, Stapenhill Road, Burton, will be heralding the start of summer this week. We will be holding our next open day and plant sale on Saturday 7th June between 10am – 1pm.

Glowled wins £35,000 lighting contract with Riverdale Paper

Jun 02, 2014 11:20 BST WeAreSparkle A Washington-based energy-efficient lighting firm, Glowled ltd, has won a £35,000 contract to design and install new lighting systems for Riverdale Paper PLC - a forward thinking waste management company in Gateshead.