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Day centres review creates a ‘future of uncertainty', Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly warns

Dozens of disabled people and their carers have been left facing a future fraught with uncertainty because of Staffordshire County Council’s plans to ‘modernise’ day care services for adults with learning difficulties.

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MP urges rethink of care home plans

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly is calling on Staffordshire County Council to rethink its plans for a four-storey care home for the elderly on land adjacent to a conservation area at May Bank.

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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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‘No mining plans for North Staffs’, royal Duchy assures MP over ancient mineral rights

The Duchy of Lancaster has told Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly that it has no plans to exercise its centuries-old rights to excavate minerals beneath thousands of North Staffordshire homes.

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Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly warns of ‘grave implications’ posed by HS2.

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has hit out at the proposed HS2 train line, warning that it has ‘grave implications’ for existing rail services in North Staffordshire.

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North Staffs MPs vote against ‘knee-jerk’ military action in government defeat over Syria

Four Members of Parliament from North Staffordshire combined to help defeat the government in the historic House of Commons vote last night over British involvement in military action against Syria.

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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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Rockin’ All Over The World, Still - Status Quo Roll Into Betley

Iconic Seventies rock band Status Quo ‘Lay Down’ in Newcastle next Friday to headline three days of music at Betley’s new Junction 16 festival.

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Government planning changes risk blighting town centres, warns Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly.

Town centres, including Newcastle’s, could be powerless to stop unpopular shops from opening because of controversial new planning reforms introduced by the coalition Government, the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has warned.

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Newcastle MP urges more help for local pubs

Paul Farrelly, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle, has added to calls for the government to give more support to community pubs up and down the land.

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