Press Releases

Oct 17, 2014 16:24 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place.

Oct 17, 2014 15:48 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area joining a leadership, coaching and mentoring scheme could get the programme for no cost – if they sign up quickly.

ESBC joins Actionaid’s Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign

Oct 15, 2014 09:57 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has backed ActionAid’s new Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign, passing a motion urging the government to do more to tackle multinational tax dodging in the UK and developing countries.

Oct 13, 2014 16:16 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton Market Hall welcomed over 1300 shoppers on Saturday as three new shop units opened for their first day of trading. Style Barn, Phoebe’s Fabrics and DK Tagz opened on Saturday alongside 21 pop up stalls as the market hall was at its busiest since the doors were reopened in June.

Redeveloped Land Improves Barton under Needwood Library and Youth Centre

Oct 13, 2014 11:57 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Redevelopment of the land in front of the library/youth centre in Barton under Needwood was raised as a project back in 2012 and agreed as a neighbourhood project in 2013/2014. Local residents had asked if this land could be improved to provide better access to the facilities and improve the visual amenity.

Levels of work-related stress, and violence and harassment, are still high in European workplaces

Oct 13, 2014 08:45 BST Eurofound A new report out today gives a broad overview on psychosocial risks at European workplaces and provides examples on the way forward at political as well as company level. The report is presented today to national labour inspectors and practitioners from several southern European countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and to EU-level policymakers in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 16 October 2014.

News Release:  Tolerance is NOT a Virtue

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.

Oct 10, 2014 14:13 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Rotary Clubs of Burton and Bretby in partnership with Burton Market Hall are proud to present an all new monthly Farmers’ Market taking place in Burton upon Trent.

Oct 10, 2014 10:27 BST Bury Council Reminder letters are being sent to individuals who haven't yet registered under the new Individual Electoral Registration system.

Oct 09, 2014 17:01 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton Market Hall is thrilled to announce the opening of a further three shop units on Saturday 11 October 2014. The new shop units are Style Barn, Phoebe’s Fabrics, and DK Tagz. These new shops complement the existing shop units and pop up traders already operating in the Market Hall. In support of their opening Burton Market Hall have offered free pop ups to all traders.