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The Government is being asked to grant permission for Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council to take legal action against the operators of Walleys Quarry. Earlier this month Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council notified Walleys Quarry Ltd, a subsidiary of Red Industries Ltd, that the site operator had failed to properly control emissions from the landfill in Silverdale and was […]

Funding has been made available to improve people’s health in Newcastle.  The Borough Council has successfully bid to Staffordshire County Council for £410,000 remaining from Covid Outbreak Management Funding. The money will be used by the Borough Council to tackle situations where there are ‘health inequalities’ in Newcastle under Lyme.  Examples include helping people whose […]

Chief Executive Tracy Bullock today announced she was retiring from her position at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM).   Tracy, who has worked at UHNM for more than five years and in the NHS for over 40 years has been open about her health challenges since being diagnosed with a long-term health condition […]

Work to make Newcastle town centre feel safer day and night is paying dividends, according to a new report. Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council’s joint work with Staffordshire Police has resulted in improvements in instances of anti-social behaviour, robbery and general violence. The results follow a series of initiatives including creating Public Space Protection Orders, police officers […]

Residents in Newcastle under Lyme can see for themselves how money is being spent and services delivered thanks to an annual progress report.  The  Borough Council is presenting the report, detailing its performance set against its four-year development plan to 2026. Its priorities are building the local economy; supporting healthy, safe and active communities; creating […]

Centuries of unique history have been captured in a new book. Newcastle-under-Lyme has had a market since a royal charter was first granted in 1173. Now academic and prominent local historian Paul Anderton is publishing his history of the market there, focusing on the years since 1835, at a special event at the Brampton museum. […]

Puns aplenty dominated the official launch of four new street sweepers in Newcastle Under Lyme. The Borough Council invited children from Bursley Academy and Chesterton Primary School to name the latest vehicles to take to the streets. Powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), the new street sweepers’ emissions are 90 per cent lower than diesel-powered […]

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) is delighted to share the news that THREE of its alumni from the ‘Class of 23’ have been shortlisted in the Association of Colleges (AoC) Student of the Year Awards. This is an incredible achievement and testament to the student’s hard work and personal journeys each has embarked on […]

Clean energy solar panels are being considered for council land. Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is set to develop detailed plans for a field of solar panels after an initial review said there is potential to place them on authority-owned land. The site under consideration neighbours Keele Cemetery, next to the A525. Following a Government commitment to […]

Staffordshire County Council has launched a new active travel scheme to encourage more people to get into walking and cycling in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Funded by Active Travel England, the Inspiring New Travel Options (INTO) initiative aims to get adults into active travel to improve their health and wellbeing. The scheme aims to support adults living with […]