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MP calls for rethink over quarry extension plans

Controversial proposals to extend a clay quarry in Newcastle and create a huge lake on the site have come under renewed criticism from local MP Paul Farrelly.

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Conservative County U-turn robs Knutton kids’ farm of £50,000 lottery grant

Staffordshire’s new Conservative Council has backtracked on promises to grant Knutton’s Village Farm a lease for the popular project next to the local Sure Start children’s centre, a refusal which now means it has lost a £50,000 good causes grant from the National Lottery.

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MP congratulates school on its ‘journey to excellence’

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has paid tribute to a local primary school which has been recognised as one of the most improved in the country.

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Further help urged for Cross Heath after £7.5m 'Kickstart' grant

Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly is pressing government ministers for further assistance with new housing on a demolished estate in Cross Heath after gaining a £7.5 million government ‘Kickstart’ grant for the area.

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Knutton St Mary’s celebrates new school wildlife garden

Children at Knutton St Mary’s primary school in Newcastle have created a new wildlife and sensory garden, helped by funding from the BBC and the Big Lottery, and the efforts of parents, teachers and local community volunteers.

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MP steps up campaign to preserve TA links

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has stepped up his campaign to ensure that the town’s long-standing links with the Territorial Army are not severed by a strategic defence review currently being carried out by the armed forces.

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Paul Farrelly MP is holding a surgery in Parksite

On 11th September at Parksite Action Centre between 4:30pm - 6pm Paul will be holding a surgery. No appointment is necessary.

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MP welcomes boost for Lower Milehouse regeneration

Strong signs are emerging that North Staffordshire’s beleaguered economy is moving towards recovery with news that a major regeneration project looks poised to go ahead, Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly said today.

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MP welcomes launch of new NHS dentist service

A new NHS dentistry practice will be opening its doors to up to 8,000 patients in Newcastle this summer following a three-year campaign by local MP Paul Farrelly.

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Hempstalls school visits parliament

Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly today welcomed the school council of Hempstalls Primary as the latest school to visit parliament for an in-depth tour of the Houses of Parliament.

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