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Newcastle’s MP urges NHS to secure a full future for Bradwell Community Hospital

Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly has urged local NHS chiefs to commit to providing a full range of health services at Bradwell, including re-opening wards to rehabilitate patients after they leave the area’s main Royal Stoke University Hospital.

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Newcastle’s MP calls for road safety review following tragic road accident at Betley

Newcastle’s MP, Paul Farrelly, has called for an urgent review of road safety on the A531 road through Betley following a tragic accident in which a young rap artist died on his way to a performance at the Keele University Students’ Union.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme celebrates reaching £5million in National Lottery funding

Thanks to National Lottery players, over £5million has now been raised to support 80 community heritage projects across the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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UPDATE - closure of local NHS services

In the past few weeks, Paul has been pursuing the local NHS about to cuts to community hospitals and Better Care Funds, which have been happening (at the ultimate behest of NHS England) ahead of the submission of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s so-called ‘Sustainability & Transformation Plan’ to the Government this week.

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Cost-cutting driving latest NHS shake-up

In his latest column for the Sentinel, Paul addresses secrecy in the NHS and the problems being caused in our local health service as a result of government cutbacks.

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Businesses make good case for staying in Europe

In his latest column for The Sentinel, Paul releases the results of his survey of over 1,000 local employers in Newcastle who overwhelmingly favour that Britain remain a member of the European Union.

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Paul wears a Green Heart for a cleaner environment

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly wore a special Valentine’s Day Green Heart on his lapel showing his commitment to the campaign to clean up Britain’s climate.

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Newcastle MP launches consultation on EU membership with local employers

Paul Farrelly, Labour’s MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, has launched a consultation on Britain’s membership of the European Union with the local business community.

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Campaigners celebrate as opencast site is dropped from County plan

Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly has paid tribute to community campaigners whose defiant protests have helped to lift the threat of coal mining facing a 200-acre area of countryside at Great Oak in the local village of Bignall End.

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MP joins in tributes as Apedale park is shortlisted for top national award

Picturesque Apedale Country Park in Newcastle has earned the praise of local MP Paul Farrelly after being shortlisted in the finals of a nationwide competition to find the best park in Britain.

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