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  • Newcastle to represent Heart of England in the UK-wide Britain in Bloom finals

    Newcastle-under-Lyme has been selected to represent the Heart of England region in the Small City category in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2017.


    Tulips in the Queens gardens Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Cabinet news round-up

    Revenue and Capital Budgets and Council Tax

    Cabinet has recommended that Council Tax for an average Band D household goes up by £5 for 2017/18.

    Link to news story Revenue and Capital Budgets and Council Tax
  • Have Your Say on New Ward Boundaries

    The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Newcastle-under-Lyme to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries.

    Link to Have Your Say on New Ward Boundaries consultation
  • Driver Loses Licence Appeal

    A driver has lost his appeal against a council decision to revoke his dual hackney carriage/private hire licence.

    Magistrates at Newcastle threw out his application and upheld a decision taken by the Public Protection Committee at the Borough Council.

    They also awarded costs of £1,847.20 against Abid Hussain Mirza, of Mulgrave Street, Hanley.

    Hackney Carriage
  • Young Dancers Show Off Their Talent at MOVE IT

    TALENTED youngsters from Newcastle are preparing to show off their moves to audiences of thousands at Europe’s biggest dance event.

    They are the stars of ‘Balletmania’, an original choreography devised by former professional dancer Daniel Jones as part of MOVE IT, a three-day celebration of dance and performing arts at ExCel London in March.

    The 30 dancers won their places after auditioning earlier in January for Daniel at Jubilee2, where several of them are members. 

    Dan Jones Dance
  • Winter Preparedness

    Advice and information about preparing for winter

    Link to Winter Preparedness