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Tougher rules needed to combat wanton dumping of waste, says Newcastle’s MP

A stronger framework of regulation with tougher legal penalties for offenders and improved surveillance powers for councils is needed to tackle waste dumping in the countryside, says Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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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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Betley head for the Britannia on National Football Day

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.

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MP spearheads village crackdown on speeding drivers

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has joined safety-conscious residents in a campaign to stop dangerous drivers speeding through their village.

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Boost for rural jobs and business

Newcastle’s rural economy – which sustains hundreds of jobs and businesses across the Borough – received a boost with the opening of NFU’s Mutual’s new offices in Betley.

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MP warns of development threat to model farm complex

A unique slice of Newcastle’s heritage has come under renewed threat from developers who want to convert a historic farm complex into a hotel and spa.

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Villagers urged to join community speed watch

Villagers plagued by speeding traffic have been urged, during National Road Safety Week, to become ‘Community Speedwatch’ volunteers in an attempt to make their roads safer.

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Paul puts the brakes on speeding drivers

Speed warnings have been put in place to combat dangerous driving through Alsagers Bank - and into Halmer End, Scot Hay and Miles Green - after a three-year campaign by Paul.

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MP campaigns to save telephone boxes

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has launched a campaign to safeguard the future of 15 public telephone kiosks in the Borough, including some traditional red boxes widely regarded as design icons.

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