Local News

You are here: Home / News / Local News
Showing items 61 to 70 of 148

MP secures pledge of action over odours from landfill site

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has welcomed an assurance that a company has been given three months to reduce the pungent smells coming from its landfill site at Silverdale.

Read more

Spending cuts threaten Newcastle Countryside Project

Spending cuts planned by Staffordshire County Council are threatening the future of a North Staffordshire organisation that provides conservation skills and promotes access to the local countryside.

Read more

Boundary Commission makes radical changes to parliamentary constituency plans for North Staffordshire

The Boundary Commission has torn up controversial initial proposals for new parliamentary boundaries in North Staffordshire, re-uniting the urban core of Newcastle-under-Lyme and the Potteries’ mother town of Burslem, and creating a new West Staffordshire seat instead.

Read more

Newcastle MP fights rushed privatisation of education services

Staffordshire’s Labour MPs have joined forces to oppose the rushed sell-off of Staffordshire County Council’s award winning education services.

Read more

MP seeks safety assurance over fumes from quarry

RESIDENTS campaigning against noxious fumes coming from a North Staffordshire quarry have won the backing of Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

Read more

MP highlights town centre plight as Burton closes ‘iconic’ Newcastle store

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has stepped in with a last-ditch plea to save two important town centre stores which are facing closure next month.

Read more

MP gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Clegg U-turn on boundary changes

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg’s announcement that his party will oppose the government’s controversial Parliamentary boundary changes has been welcomed, with caution, by Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP.

Read more

Newcastle MP fights to save name of the Staffordshire Regiment

Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly has urged Defence Secretary Philip Hammond to preserve the identity of the historic Staffordshire Regiment which is facing extinction because of Army cuts.

Read more

Green spaces reprieve is a victory for people power, says Newcastle MP

Community campaigners are celebrating victory after Newcastle Council’s Labour Cabinet announced that it is withdrawing seven green-field spaces from a list of sites for possible future housing development.

Read more

MP welcomes U-turn on funding fertility treatment for childless couples

HEALTH chiefs are to reverse a ban on funding fertility treatment for childless couples in Newcastle following a five-year campaign led by the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

Read more