Tag Archive for: councillor stephen sweeney

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Season’s Greetings Review

An extended family combined with Christmas chaos, creates comedy gold in Season's Greetings at the New Vic theatre thanks to genius Alan Ayckbourn. As Christmas Eve gets underway finishing touches to the decorations at Neville (Matt Addis)…
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Artists inspired by Young Traders competition

Artisan entrepreneurs have said taking part in a young traders competition has given them the confidence to pursue their creative careers. Dannie Sharratt and Emily Williams were crowned the winners of the Young Traders competition, which took…
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Continental and Farmers’ Markets coming to Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme is set to host a double whammy of markets as a Continental Street Market and the local Farmers’ Market will both be in town. From 15 to 18 July shoppers will be able to buy local, artisan food and flavours from other…

Phased return for Newcastle-under-Lyme Markets

As Newcastle’s outdoor market traders are preparing to return to town-centre trading, the Council has offered all stall-holders six-weeks rent-free to help them get back on their feet and to attract new traders. The general market in Newcastle-under-Lyme…
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Car Park Strategy to Boost Town Centre

Innovative plans have been drawn up to transform car parking in Newcastle town centre. A number of proposals are included in a draft Car Parking Strategy which the Borough Council believes will support businesses and help to increase footfall. Some…
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Food and Craft Markets in town centre

FOOD and Craft markets are to grace Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre during November. The Festive Feast food extravaganza will run from 10am to 6pm on Wednesday, 6 November until Saturday, 9 November and will be located next to the historic…
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Young Market Traders Pitch for National Success

Two entrepreneurs who ran their own stalls on the Borough Council’s first young traders market, in Newcastle-under-Lyme are in with a chance of being crowned “national young trader of the year” and winning £500. Rebecca Jones and Fay…
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Improvement Plan for Historic Market

Trading incentives, relocating stalls to the Guildhall area and introducing cashless forms of payment are just some of the new ideas which could breathe new life into Newcastle’s historic market. The Council is refining a programme of proposed…
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Newcastle-under-Lyme Parking and Market Initiatives to be Considered

Councillors are being asked to help shape the development of two key initiatives vital to the future of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre. The development of a 10-year parking strategy as well as how to breathe new life into the historic market…