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01 Oct 2013


The Duchy of Lancaster has told Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly that it has no plans to exercise its centuries-old rights to excavate minerals beneath thousands of North Staffordshire homes.
03 Sep 2013


Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has hit out at the proposed HS2 train line, warning that it has ‘grave implications’ for existing rail services in North Staffordshire.
30 Aug 2013


Four Members of Parliament from North Staffordshire combined to help defeat the government in the historic House of Commons vote last night over British involvement in military action against Syria.
12 Aug 2013


The Football Association honoured one of Newcastle’s leading amateur football clubs, Betley, at the weekend, accompanying the players to Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium on National Football Day.
01 Aug 2013


Iconic Seventies rock band Status Quo ‘Lay Down’ in Newcastle next Friday to headline three days of music at Betley’s new Junction 16 festival.
22 Jul 2013


Town centres, including Newcastle’s, could be powerless to stop unpopular shops from opening because of controversial new planning reforms introduced by the coalition Government, the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has warned.
15 Jul 2013


Paul Farrelly, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle, has added to calls for the government to give more support to community pubs up and down the land.
12 Jul 2013


A campaign to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days has been heralded as a “fantastic success” by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
28 Jun 2013


Olympic bronze medal gymnast Beth Tweddle opened the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent School Games on Friday in front of 1,200 young athletes at Keele University.
13 May 2013


Newcastle Council has taken back control of Keele’s popular golf course after a campaign led by club members and supported by the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
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