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city (1991 pop. 73,208) and district, Staffordshire, W central England, on the Lyme River. Construction materials, apparel, computers, electric motors, and machinery are manufactured in the city. There are ruins of a castle built (12th cent., the "new castle" of the city's name) under Ranulf, earl of Chester. The 13th-century parish church was redesigned in 1876 by George Gilbert ScottScott, Sir George Gilbert,
1811–78, English architect. Prominent in the Gothic revival, he designed many public structures. He also directed a vast amount of Gothic restoration work, beginning with renovations of Ely Cathedral (1847) and including Westminster Abbey (where
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. Within the district, Chesterton has extensive Roman remains.


a town in W central England, in Staffordshire. Pop.: 74 427 (2001)
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The brown trout is synonymous with Newcastle-under-Lyme for a number of reasons including appearing on the boroughs coat of arms as well as featuring on the statue on the roundabout in the centre of the town.
MIX UP: Above, Newcastle on Tyne; below, the market town Newcastle-under-Lyme
Vyse, of Roe Lane, Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme, denied two charges of knowingly making a false statement and another of recklessly making a false statement but he was convicted by a jury at the end of his trial.
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Andy May is 5-1 favourite with Hills to land the Fishomania first prize because he knows the waters at Cudmore near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, better than anyone - apart perhaps from the fish.
Andrew Dytiche, 22, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, died in hospital before his heartbroken dad could reach his bedside.
Two men aged 13 and 26, both from Newcastle-under-Lyme, and a 34-year-old from Stokeon-Trent were also arrested and bailed.
The company, which is headquartered in Newcastle-under-Lyme, will strip out and divert the existing mechanical and electrical services for the rail station and adjoining Palla-a sades Shopping Centre as the first step in delivering the world-class transport hub for the city by 2015.
Heckmondwike-based 600 UK has supplied eight of its highly successful Harrison M300 lathes for the skills and technology centre at the college at Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Harvey Talbot, 81, said he was ordered by bar staff at Yates Wine Lodge in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, to remove his hat because it could hide his face during a crime.
The flamboyant celebrity collapsed earlier this week while staying at Chesters pub in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, which is run by his friend Glenn Geldard.

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