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East Staffordshire Borough Council to Freeze Cemetery Fees

In an effort to support residents with financial pressures, East Staffordshire Borough Council is freezing cemetery fees until April 2024, with a review of fees and charges to be carried out in twelve months’ time.

Date confirmed for Burton’s Christmas Lights Switch On

East Staffordshire Borough Council has today confirmed that Burton’s Christmas Lights Switch On will return to the Market Place on Sunday 27th November 2022 from 2pm until 7pm.

Burton Statutes Fair 2022

The Statutes Fair, operated by Pat Collins Fun Fairs, will be returning to Burton upon Trent this year, taking place on both Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th October in the Market Place and the surrounding areas of High Street, Lichfield Street and New Street.

East Staffordshire In Bloom Entries Claim Gold

East Staffordshire entries, supported by Molson Coors and Trent & Dove, in this year’s Heart of England In Bloom competition have been rewarded for their hard work, as they collected a haul of gold medals at the regional awards on Thursday 22nd September.

UK’s Best Loved Comedians Come to the Brewhouse this Autumn

One of the UK’s best loved stand-up comedians, Hal Cruttenden, is back on tour with a brand-new show entitled ‘It’s Best You Hear It From Me’.

Council to Launch Post-Covid Voluntary and Community Sector Engagement Strategy

East Staffordshire Borough Council has launched a new strategy with aims of developing its relationship with the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCSE).

Enforcement Services Work with Police to Issue Several Fixed Penalty Notices

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Community and Civil Enforcement teams continues to work on addressing a number of antisocial behaviour issues across the Borough.

Former East Staffordshire Mayor Presents Local Charities with Over £6,000

The previous Mayor of East Staffordshire, Cllr Patricia Ackroyd, presented cheques to her chosen charities on Monday 5th September.

Standardised Assessment of New Supported Accommodation Providers Seeking to Claim Housing Benefit Exempt Rates

Following recent government guidance, East Staffordshire Borough Council will conduct a standardised assessment of new providers and schemes seeking to claim exempt rates of housing benefit for supported accommodation.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Closure of the National Brewery Centre

The following is a list of questions that the Council has received recently from a range of sources regarding Molson Coors’ relocation of their head offices to the National Brewery Centre, resulting in the closure of the NBC.