The local Library in Town is a decent one if you like those things...but while I was VTless it gave me the chance to Log on....make yourself a member for free and you get up to 1 hour free net access per day....useful if you're travelling
Usual Fish & Chip shop style with a sit down area at the backGreat chips... I know people may think how can chips taste different from one place to another, but I assure you they do...mmmm :-) The chips are made in the usual way but they add Beef Dripping in the cooking oil and boy does it work...more
Terrible. Service extremely slow and surly. A fairly quiet Tuesday lunchtime, it took three quarters of an hour to get four starters which were nothing to write home about. It took a further 30 minutes to get four pretty poor mains. This place is expensive...£8.50 for 6 pieces of Scampi, nearly £9 for a piece of fish of undisclosed origin and...more
As mentioned in the Restaurant tips the food is good...as for drinking its not a pub that is full of blokes wtchin the footy, playing pool etc...its a decent place to go if you actually want to chat and drink with people, without being drowned out by outside sources..Great to sit outside on the Summer evenings...really popular this time of the year...more
Weatherspons or "Weahthers" as most people know it sells cheaper than usual beer / drinks so is quite a popular place to start the evening offVery popular with the local "drinking" contingent around about tea-time most nights of the week.. No restrictions...more
The local bus station is directly in the centre of the Town, providing bus transport in all directions across North and Mid Staffordshire, South Cheshire, North Shropshire, South Cheshire and a service via Buxton, Tideswell and up to Sheffield.
Specific Travel passes are available and the buses are not in bad nick compared to years gone by...
Newcastle's shops are spread around the Town, and not all in on space or building as are many modern Town / City Shopping Centres..The Roebuck Centre has just a few of the Town's shopsThe good thing is its directly attached to the Town's multi-storey Car Park. The Roebuck contains an Argos, Next, Boots and others...Around the Town are the other...more
Stones' Market sells the usual array that most markets do... fruit, veg, hardware, cards, phone cases, suitcases, cd's, etc etcIts run on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays I get my fruit off one of the stalls.. £1 for a large bag of Bananas, the same for a bag of Apples and also for a large carton of Tangerines...mmmmmmmmmmFruitbat City...more
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Whether its in the day to Shop or Eat, or at night to Drink, Dance and Eat, then the main 2 streets that house most facilities are the Ironmarket and the High Street.They are not long Streets as such and run at 90 degrees to each other. The Ironmarket is positioned @ halfway along the High Streets length. The People....more