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Newcastle Borough Council

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 […]

Newcastle is looking its finest for two rounds of Britain in Bloom judging. Judging took place last Wednesday for this year’s regional round of the competition and – as the 2022 winner in the Heart of England region small city category – the town will be inspected again next week as a finalist in the […]

Sunday 16th July …..  … There will be a Medieval Market in Newcastle Town Centre which has been arranged by ‘Friends of the Guildhall’ – they are always great markets down there in Newcastle on ‘The Stones’ but this is a special one with a medieval theme – all as part of Newcastle’s 850 year […]

Public consultation on possible future locations for homes, businesses, community facilities and protected green spaces in Newcastle-under-Lyme begins today. The Borough Council has unveiled the first draft of its Local Plan, which will eventually determine which areas are earmarked for different land uses and which are not. The first round of public consultation runs for […]