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£1 million plan to combat landfill gases welcomed by MP

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has welcomed a £1 million investment programme to stem noxious smells from the Walley’s quarry landfill site at Knutton.

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‘A dark day for education – and trust in politics,’ says Newcastle MP after tuition fees vote

The coalition government’s decision to triple student tuition fees marked a dark day for higher education and public trust in politics, Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly argues, following Thursday’s knife edge vote at Westminster.

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Government accused of dithering over Chesterton youth centre grant

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has accused the coalition government of causing six months of uncertainty before finally approving funding for a £4.4 million youth centre at Chesterton.

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£100,000 boost for Knutton as Labour’s regeneration legacy pays off

One of Newcastle’s priority areas for regeneration is to receive a further £100,000 boost thanks to the legacy of Labour’s long-term commitment to helping local communities in our area.

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Newcastle MP urges Lib Dems to honour election promise on university fees

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly accused Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg of ‘old fashioned cynicism’ in letting down students, their families and Liberal Democrat voters in his U-turn over university tuition fees.

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Newcastle MP flays Lib Dem leaders over tuition fee ‘betrayal’

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly strongly attacked the leadership of the Liberal Democrat party over their abandonment of manifesto promises on university tuition fees.

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Garden celebrates Silverdale’s mining heritage

Paul joined civic leaders, teachers and pupils at Silverdale Primary School to celebrate the unveiling of a memorial garden marking the village’s historic links with coal mining.

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Newcastle’s MP welcomes refusal of Tesco Trent Vale

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly today applauded the decision to reject supermarket giant Tesco’s plans to nearly double the size of its store along the A34 at Trent Vale.

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MP demands safety measures at new roundabout

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has called for a pedestrian crossing to be installed at a newly constructed roundabout to address local concerns over child safety.

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Paul stands up for the Old Brown Jug

One of Newcastle’s oldest town centre pubs – the Old Brown Jug – has won the support of local MP Paul Farrelly in its fight to carry on playing live music.

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