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Salvation Army praised by MP for providing employment skills

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.

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Newcastle MP fights to restore bus services

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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‘No mining plans for North Staffs’, royal Duchy assures MP over ancient mineral rights

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.

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Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly warns of ‘grave implications’ posed by HS2.

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.

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Government planning changes risk blighting town centres, warns Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly.

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.

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Newcastle MP urges more help for local pubs

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.

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MP congratulates college as apprenticeship campaign passes target

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

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Olympic Medallist opens Staffordshire School Games at Keele

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.

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Newcastle MP challenges Chancellor over local Council cuts

Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP, confronted Chancellor George Osborne over the damaging impact of further 10% government cuts on local councils, services and community groups during today’s latest government Spending Review.

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Newcastle MP warns of West Coast ‘Ghost Line’ after HS2

Paul Farrelly, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle, has given a stark warning to the government over the potential impact of the proposed new High Speed Rail network on local services from the mainline station at Stoke-on-Trent.

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