Welcome to the website of Audley Rural Parish Council

Welcome to the website of Audley Rural Parish Council which contains information about the Parish Council, the Councillors, the area it covers, Council meetings, minutes and agendas along with other useful information. If you have any comments to improve the site or pictures of the Parish that you would like to see on the website, please email the Clerk at audleyparishcouncil@hotmail.co.uk

The Parish of Audley is the largest in area in the District of Newcastle-under-Lyme, covering some 2717 hectares. The Parish has a population of around 8000, 3800 houses and 150 businesses.  It comprises 7 distinctly separate villages and many small hamlets. The council consists of 15 members and has one part time employee, the Parish Clerk.

The Borough Council’s Local Plan – Preferred Option Consultation report now available (Jan 2024)

Please see below 4 proposed housing sites in Green Belt around the Parish (total of 270 houses) and also the large (170 acres of Green Belt) employment/warehousing site proposed at Park Lane, Audley.

The Preferred Option Consultation report and 16th January 2024 Cabinet report on the Local Plan update – can be viewed here please click the link to view Cabinet Report 16th January 2024 and please click the link to view the Consultation appendix

Map below annotated by the Parish Council to show the sites in Audley Rural Parish.

Local Plan App 4 map annotated by APRC

Visit here to see more information by clicking this link here www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/Localplan

Leaflet below for info only:

NBC Poster 1 June 2023

The Parish Council wrote to Newcastle Borough Council in January 2023 to ask for a review of the Housing numbers which denote how many houses are required in the Local Plan.  The letters and the response from Newcastle Borough Council are included below:

Letter 1 APRC to NBC housing target review 24 Jan 2023 redacted
Letter 1 from NBC to ARPC response 16 May 2023 Hsg Targets Local Plan Redacted
Letter 2 APRC to NBC housing target review 07 June 2023 redacted
Letter 2 from NBC to APRC housing target review 13 June 2023 Response Off Complaint redacted

The Parish Council wrote to Mr Aaron Bell MP in August 2023 to ask for his support regarding the potential loss of Green Belt for AB2.   The email and response are below:

Text of an email sent to Mr A Bell MP 080823 from ARPC
Letter From Mr Aaron Bell MP 300823 AB2 Green Belt issues

New Bus Service – Audley D&G Route 95 Audley, Chesterton, Talke, Kidsgrove, Mow Cop and Biddulph  (as at Jan 2024)

Download the App to track D&G Business – here www.mytrip.today

Please click here to view the bus times for Bus 95 www.bustimes.org/services/95-biddulph-audley

D&G 95 bus route

Bus Changes – Audley D&G Route 1A (as at July 2023)

bus route

Please click here to view the timetable, bus stops  and route for D_G 1a July 2023 – as at 5th July 2023 you can double check times here https://bustimes.org/services/1a-wood-lane-park-site-newcastle-longton-meir for 

Download the App to track D&G Business – here www.mytrip.today

The Parish Council wrote to Mr Aaron Bell MP to ask for his support to review or amend the existing remaining services to ensure there is a link to support those travelling to school and also from Queen Street area plus links to Chesterton.  Please see his response received 30 August 2023:

Letter From Mr Aaron Bell MP 30-8-23 Bus Service issues

Where to get help locally for Newcastle Foodbank

Poster for vouchers Feb 23

The Parish Council submitted their response to the Local Plan Issues and Options consultation – Please click here to view the Local Plan Issues and Options Questions – Audley Rural Parish Council Response submitted 22.12.21 (PDF)

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/all-services/planning/planning-policy – for the evidence which supports the document and growth options.

 

Please click here to view information on the Audley Rural Parish Neighbourhood Plan

Click this link to find out details about the new Door2Door Community Transport Scheme for Audley Rural Parish (PDF leaflet or by clicking this link to view the Door2Door Community Transport Scheme in Audley Rural Parish page

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