Newcastle & Longton Officers Tackle Public Order Situations

Officers from Newcastle and Longton have successfully brought two public order incidents to an end with a number of arrests. We were called to reports of violence in a large group at Kingcross Street in Longton around 2:30am this morning (5th August). Officers responded, assisted by dog patrols, and arrested two. A 24-year-old man and […]

6 To Become 7 in The 7 Towns of Stoke on Trent

As revealed earlier this morning, the 6 Towns of Stoke-on-Trent will become 7 when neighbouring Market Town, Newcastle-under-Lyme joins the city. In a move that comes as a shock to some Newcastle locals, the borough council feel this is a long time coming as they say: “locals in the area already tell people they’re from […]

Burglaries Across Newcastle Area

We have received several reports of burglary across Newcastle over the weekend, Friday 3 and this morning, Monday 6 February. Incidents were reported in Repton Drive between 5:30pm and 7:00pm and Fountains Avenue between 10:00am and 7:00pm. An incident was also reported in Meakin Avenue between 7:00pm and 9:00pm on Friday 3. Unknown offender(s) have […]

Traffic Alert For A34 Stafford to Newcastle 03/09/2016

TRAFFIC ALERT: Advance warning of abnormal load Please be aware that a wide load will be travelling out of Stafford from 8.30am on Saturday 3 September. It will begin its journey from Alstom, travelling along Lichfield Road, onto Lammascote/Queensway and Weston Road. It will then travel along the A34 Beaconside north to Stone and then […]

Bid by local council on food waste project unsuccessful

BID FOR FOOD WASTE CASH PIPPED TO THE POST Newcastle-under-Lyme has narrowly missed out on £1 million to further reduce food waste. A partnership application led by the Borough Council was one of five bids that made a national shortlist from 189 submissions for Sainsbury’s Waste Less, Save More challenge. The supermarket chain announced it […]

UK top 50 Most Dangerous Drinking Places – Stoke and ‘Castle in Top 12

A list recently published by public health England shows Stoke – on Trent & Newcastle under Lyme as the second and twelfth most dangerous drinking places in England. The survey was collated from figures recorded by hospitals for people that had been admitted due to alcohol related conditions. Second on the list of shame was […]

Looking for work? Get down to the job fair at the New Vic Theatre

Anyone who is out of work, has lost their job or is leaving school next year, is invited along to the Aspire Housing Job Fair next week. This year, Dudson pottery, Smyths Toys and North Staffs Engineering Group are among those recruiting at the event. Working in partnership with PM Training and the New Vic […]