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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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