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Newcastle under Lyme
The Borough of Newcastle under Lyme is part of Staffordshire and is close to junctions 15/16. The market town of Newcastle under Lyme has a population of around 75,000. The area has a wide range of retailers, many of which are independents, a dedicated market area which has a selection of types of markets running throughout each week. Keele University and the popular College are also very close to the Town Centre, which has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag, like a green flag for parks and gardens, is an award to promote safe and managed night time economy.
Latest News Articles
York Place wins ethical workplace accreditation
York Place becomes first shopping centre in UK to win prestigious ethical workplace accreditation. The fairplace Award ® – developed in partnership with the property industry – allows businesses to demonstrate practical commitment to people, local community and planet.
Sponsorship Opportunity for Homecoming 2018
Local businesses are being given the opportunity for a sponsorship package for this years Homecoming event. The Homecoming is a well established Circus themed event that happens in Newcastle-under-Lyme every year. This year is set to be bigger and better than ever with Newcastle-under-Lyme being named as one of the 6 cities of circus! Sponsor The Homecoming 2018
BID Highlights and Achievements in 2017
We have produced a Highlights and Achievements brochure which details all the projects, activities and events we have delivered or helped to deliver during 2017. A copy of the booklet was sent with all the levy bills for 2018/2019 but you can view and download here also! NULB;A5 12pp highlights_Final
Open Call to Local Artists!!
Are you a local artist and would like to be involved in this years Astley Town Trail? This is a great opportunity to get involved with young people and be a part of the Astley Project! http://www.philipastley.org.uk/news/town-trail/
We Get a Deal.com
We Get A Deal are creating a movement for local business owners with a simple concept, NO Monthly Fees, NO Joining Fees, NO High Commission Fees. Which means you can pass on savings to your customers & increase your sales. Check out their website for more info – https://www.wegetadeal.com/
WHAT's ON in Newcastle under Lyme
In 1768, Newcastle-under-Lyme’s famous equestrian and cavalryman, Philip Astley created the circus ring and invented the circus form. As part of Circus250, NoFit State and Firenza Guidi will create LEXICON – a daring, seductive and utterly contemporary take on circus for a seated audience in the round. Drawing inspiration from circus history, heritage, and traditions, we dig in the underground of memory and celebrate the past, present and future of circus. LEXICON is the coming together of the new and old languages of circus and the creation of a new voice for NoFit State. Commissioned by New Vic Theatre Funded by Arts Council England, the Arts Council of Wales and the Foyle Foundation For more information please visit – http://www.nofitstate.org/lexicon
The date for the introduciton of the new GDPR regulations is looming on us all. Newcastle-under-Lyme BID are funding 2 GDPR Training session – FREE to all BID area businesses. The places are first come first served so please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book onto one of the 2 sessions. The second is on 20th April 2018 from 9am (registration) to 12.30pm.
As part of a linked initiative to Newcastle’s entry into the Britain in Bloom competition, over 50 primary, secondary and special schools have been invited to take part in the ever popular children’s painting competition. We expect to receive in excess of 1000 entries from all over the borough and a selection of the most vibrant paintings will be displayed in an exhibition at The Art Studio, Barracks Road, Newcastle from Wednesday 25th April until Thursday 3rd May. The children’s creations will reflect their interpretation of Philip Astley and his wonderful legacy. So roll up, roll up and prepare to be amazed by the exceptional standard of artwork from the talented young people of Newcastle-under-Lyme. ‘What a Bloomin’ Performance’ Philip Astley themed children’s painting exhibition can be viewed by the general public (admission is free) from Wed 25th April to Thurs 3rd May 2018 at The Art Studio, Barracks Road, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 1LG DATES Wed 25th April to Thurs 3rd May 2018 OPENING TIMES: Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm Sat 10am-4pm Sun 12-4pm For more info please visit – http://www.philipastley.org.uk/events/exhibition-painting-circus/
BID are funding First Aid training for levy payers. The session is on 25th April and will run from approximately 11am till 6pm at Kings Street Studios. Course details are as follows; Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (Ofqual Regulated (RQF)) Duration: 1 days / 6 hours Target Audience: Nominated emergency first aiders, or anyone wanting a one day introduction to first aid Course Details: Basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations There is no final examination with this course the trainer will continually assess each candidate throughout the course. Each successful candidate will receive a Ofqual Regulated (RQF) approved certificate which is valid for 3 years. This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking a 3 hour annual first aid update. For more information please contact – email@example.com
Visitors to the Brampton Museum can follow in the footsteps of a team of intrepid research volunteers who have used their skills, tenacity and commitment to investigate our most burning questions: What is Astley’s connection to Newcastle-under-Lyme? What would his early life have been like? How might this have influenced his later career? The free 12-week exhibition will educate and excite adults and young people alike. By viewing circus prints, posters and costumes, visitors will learn about Astley’s life and how his career influenced later developments in the performing arts up to the present day. Objects on loan include items from the V&A Museum’s Theatre and Performance Collection on public view in Staffordshire for the first time. Opening Dates and Times May 5th – July 15th 2018 Monday to Saturday – 10am to 5.30pm Sunday – 2pm to 5.30pm For more information please visit – http://www.philipastley.org.uk/events/exhibition-philip-astley-his-life-and-legacy/
AstleyFest is coming to town on 4 August 2018, giving thousands of people the chance to enjoy a free and fabulous fun day out as we bring Astley’s astounding life to life in Lyme Valley Park. Expect to be dazzled with a range of daring talent ‘entering the ring’ including circus performances, horse shows, military displays, hands-on activities, and much more. There will be a tasty range of food stalls and stacks of fun ways to find out more about the man and myth of Philip Astley. Children and adults alike will love clowning around, trying their hand at circus skills and seeing awe-inspiring circus acts. AstleyFest is proud to be showing the premiere of New Vic Theatre’s performance of Roll Up, Roll Up, a brand-new show about Philip Astley developed with local writers, performers and choir members. Don’t miss out on this wonderful day out as AstelyFest promises to offer a knockout punch of quality entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!
Here are just some of the places we have listed
We list retailers, businesses, organisations and facilities in Newcastle under Lyme
Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse is owned independently by a local Newcastle couple, Rare is set in the old “ Rectory Chambers ” a building unique in character that dates back to the mid 18th century, our Restaurant and Bar are contemporary in style, fully air conditioned, with a relaxed informal atmosphere, we have a very nice, large, fully enclosed covered and heated smoking terrace to the rear, and a Pavement Café to the front so “Alfresco style” eating and drinking is not a problem should you desire. Our speciality is thick, juicy, succulent, and tasty steaks, which our Chefs will char grill to your preference. We source our beef locally from Staffordshire farms and insist on the best, top quality cuts to ensure you really can taste the difference. For non steak lovers and non meat eaters our Head Chef has created an exciting array of dishes to tantalise your taste buds including delicious salads, chicken, fish, home made burgers and fajita dishes, as well as a good range of Starters, and delicious Desserts to finish you meal. Open all day from 9:30am Monday -Saturday until Midnight and from 12pm until 11pm on a Sunday, serving the largest Breakfast […]
Skinny jeans & cocktail dreams…simple eats & funky beats…pointy daps & trilby hats…jimmy choo & boogaloo… Seductively stylish The Kiln is the chicest of bars in Newcastle-under-Lyme. With each night of the week offering something different, evenings at The Kiln can bring anything from relaxation by candlelight to live music and DJs. Opening early for breakfast The Kiln serves food all the way until 10pm, so why not try a dish from our brand new food menu? Or if food isn’t the top of the agenda, you could always treat yourself to one of our fantastic cocktails; we promise you won’t be disappointed. Especially with our Cosmopolitan and Modern Sex on the Beach for only £1.99 after 5pm Sunday through until Thursday.
Busy Bee Cake House have collected the best sweet tastes of Europe and here we are to serve these lovely, heart melting heavens for you for all of you who love to discover the different tastes of different countries. You will find everything from the best known Victoria sponge and Cupcakes to Honey cake and Chimney cake.
Bridge Street Ale House is a small quiet establishment, focusing on an ever changing line up of real ale and real cider, supplemented with a limited range of soft drinks, bottled craft lager and wine. We also have a small choice of GF Gluten Free beers. It is a very different kind of drinking establishment to most pubs. We don’t sell shots, spirits or Carling, creamflow or super chilled keg products. We don’t “do” food, but we do stock Just Crisps range of crisps from Rugeley in Staffordshire, pork scratchings , and pork pies with homemade chutneys. You can also Bring Your Own Lunch – just buy a drink to wash it down.
The Fragrance Shop in Newcastle under Lyme is located in Castle Walk. Our aim is to make mainstream and luxury fragrance affordable and accessible to all. We showcase over 130 fragrance brands, all of which are available for you to browse online at your leisure. Don’t forget our fabulous selections in-store too! We pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service to our customers, we have recently been awarded for excellent customer service. Whether you choose to shop in one of over 183 stores, online or over the phone our friendly team are on hand to help make finding the perfect fragrance a pleasurable experience for all.