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18 Jun 2015


A 200-acre area of open countryside at Bignall End has been dropped from Staffordshire’s minerals plan – to the joy of villagers and Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly who fought a concerted campaign to safeguard it from coal mining.
18 May 2015


Paul would like to thank the people of Newcastle-under-Lyme for re-electing him as their MP, and has talked about some of the challenges facing our area in his latest Sentinel column.
09 Mar 2015


Newcastle under Lyme MP Paul Farrelly is helping to step up the campaign to secure continued medical treatment for a young schoolgirl with a rare genetic disorder.
06 Feb 2015


CONTROVERSIAL plans for an opencast coal mine on 200 acres of farmland at Bignall End have been dropped following a two-year campaign of opposition by villagers supported by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
19 Jan 2015


Knutton's popular children’s centre has been saved from closure by Staffordshire County Council following a campaign of opposition supported by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
09 Jan 2015


Paul Farrelly, Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, visited the School of Life Sciences today to meet researchers working on cancer and and the tropical diseases malaria and leishmaniasis.
07 Nov 2014


A campaign is under way to save a popular post office at Keele University which is facing closure under controversial plans which would downgrade the services provided and reclassify it as a ‘local’ branch.
31 Oct 2014


Newcastle's Labour MP Paul Farrelly handed over a petition signed by more than 1,500 people who are campaigning for the restoration of Chesterton’s war memorial
22 Oct 2014


A stronger framework of regulation with tougher legal penalties for offenders and improved surveillance powers for councils is needed to tackle waste dumping in the countryside, says Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
10 Sep 2014


Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has branded Staffordshire’s plans to shut 44 of its children’s centres as ‘shockingly cynical’ and its record of support for youngsters in need as an ‘extraordinary catalogue of failure’.
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