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Knutton children’s centre saved from closure following protests

Knutton's popular children’s centre has been saved from closure by Staffordshire County Council following a campaign of opposition supported by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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MP backs residents in fight to save Silverdale library

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has pledged his support for residents protesting at plans by Staffordshire County Council to hand over the running of their village library to community volunteers.

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Grants help cricket club to grow the game

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.

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MP welcomes company pledge to tackle waste site emissions

Company chiefs have invested a further £500,000 in an attempt to reduce unpleasant gases escaping from a waste site at Newcastle which have caused widespread public protests.

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MP seeks safety assurance over fumes from quarry

RESIDENTS campaigning against noxious fumes coming from a North Staffordshire quarry have won the backing of Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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Olympic legacy boost for Silverdale Cricket Club

Newcastle’s Labour MP, Paul Farrelly, has presented Silverdale Cricket club with cheques totalling over £75,000 in sporting legacy grants secured from Sport England and a community scheme run by Barclays Bank.

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Brick-maker responds to quarry concerns, and now consults on new plans

Brick-maker Ibstock has submitted radically changed plans for the development of its Knutton quarry in Newcastle-under-Lyme, ditching proposals to leave a vast lake afterwards in response to local concerns about safety and flooding.

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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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£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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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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