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MP presses Government and UK Coal to shelve open cast coal plans for Bignall End
11 Apr 2014
Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has called on Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Chief Executive of cash-strapped UK Coal to scrap plans for a controversial opencast coal mine at Great Oak in the village of Bignall End in his constituency.
Newcastle’s MP backs ‘demo’ against Staffordshire youth service cuts
13 Feb 2014
Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has warned that a radical shake-up of youth services in Staffordshire could result in the closure of youth centres, wide-ranging job losses and an end to the funding of key community projects.
Staffordshire libraries face £1.5 million cuts in Tory U-turn
11 Feb 2014
Libraries across Staffordshire are bracing themselves for £1.5 million plus of cuts over the next three years, as the County’s Conservative Council drops its commitment against closures.
Newcastle’s MP slams County over disability day care centres, opposes Kidgrove closure
13 Jan 2014
Newcastle-under-Lyme’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has joined families in opposing Staffordshire County Council’s planned closure of the day service at Kidsgrove for adults with learning difficulties.
Ibstock Brick donation a fillip for Chesterton housing project
06 Dec 2013
A run-down site at the heart of a neighborhood housing development is due to be transformed into a communal garden thanks to a donation by Chesterton brick manufacturers Ibstock.
Grants help cricket club to grow the game
26 Nov 2013
Cricket club members at Silverdale have been congratulated by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly after securing two grants that will enable them to expand grassroots sporting facilities in the area.
Salvation Army praised by MP for providing employment skills
22 Nov 2013
Salvation Army staff and volunteers at Chesterton have been praised by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly for providing key skills needed to enable local people to get back into work.
Day centres review creates a ‘future of uncertainty', Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly warns
15 Nov 2013
Dozens of disabled people and their carers have been left facing a future fraught with uncertainty because of Staffordshire County Council’s plans to ‘modernise’ day care services for adults with learning difficulties.
MP urges rethink of care home plans
15 Nov 2013
Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly is calling on Staffordshire County Council to rethink its plans for a four-storey care home for the elderly on land adjacent to a conservation area at May Bank.
Newcastle MP fights to restore bus services
11 Oct 2013
Hundreds of residents have won the support of Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly in their fight to reinstate a rural bus service hit by cuts.
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