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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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MP condemns waste plant blight on villages

Controversial plans to create a major waste recycling plant at the edge of a residential community have been condemned by Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly as a risk to health and a blight on two villages.

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Olympic legacy boost for Silverdale Cricket Club

Newcastle’s Labour MP, Paul Farrelly, has presented Silverdale Cricket club with cheques totalling over £75,000 in sporting legacy grants secured from Sport England and a community scheme run by Barclays Bank.

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Newcastle MP backs town team’s bid to become a Portas pilot

A partnership set up to champion the revival of Newcastle town centre has won the support of local MP Paul Farrelly in its attempt to become a ‘Portas pilot’.

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