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MP congratulates college as apprenticeship campaign passes target

A campaign to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days has been heralded as a “fantastic success” by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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Olympic Medallist opens Staffordshire School Games at Keele

Olympic bronze medal gymnast Beth Tweddle opened the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent School Games on Friday in front of 1,200 young athletes at Keele University.

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Golf centre rescued after pressure by Newcastle’s MP

Newcastle Council has taken back control of Keele’s popular golf course after a campaign led by club members and supported by the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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MP hands out literacy prizes to pupils at his old school

Labour MP Paul Farrelly returned to his old school – St Mary’s RC Primary in Stanier Street, Newcastle - to hand out prizes to children during World Book Week.

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Labour leader Ed Miliband visits Newcastle to unveil Labour’s six-point strategy for economic recovery

Labour leader Ed Miliband used a surprise visit to Newcastle-under-Lyme today to launch a six-point action plan for jobs and growth designed to steer Britain out of economic stagnation and on to a rapid path to recovery.

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MP joins protesters fighting opencast coal mining plans

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly joined dozens of campaigners who staged a demonstration march against proposals to develop an open cast coal mine on farm land at Great Oak, Bignall End.

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Newcastle MP leads campaign to recruit 100 apprentices in 100 days

Businesses across Newcastle have been urged by the town’s Labour MP, Paul Farrelly, to recruit 100 apprentices in 100 days in an attempt to boost youth employment and help to kick-start economic recovery.

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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 warns over open cast mining comeback

Villagers are facing the risk of a renewed environmental blight from plans to revive open cast coal mining in a rural area of North Staffordshire, MP Paul Farrelly has warned.

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MP welcomes improved safety for ‘slingshot roundabout’

A busy roundabout used every day as a school route by dozens of Newcastle children is to undergo major safety work following a campaign led by residents and supported by the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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