Community bid to save former Redcar home of Gertrude Bell

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has come together with campaigners, heritage organisations, and academics to launch a bid to save Red Barns from disrepair and to bring the building back to life as a community resource. Continue reading

Heseltine's report must be the beginning, not the end, of Teesside’s revival

Responding to the release of Michael Heseltine’s report into the regeneration of Teesside, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Greybull deal gives Teesside steel a future. We must now ensure jobs are futureproof

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today welcomed the news that the sale of Tata’s Long Products Division to Greybull Capital has been completed, and has said the focus must now be on ensuring the long term future of the sites on Teesside. Continue reading

Update on housing proposal at Flatts Lane Country Park

The developer behind the proposals to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park has now submitted the formal planning application to Redcar & Cleveland Planning Committee and residents have until 24th June 2016 to submit comments. Continue reading

Anna welcomes PD Ports investment

Responding to the news that PD Ports have formally launched the new Number One Quay at Teesport, Anna Turley MP said: Continue reading

Anna Turley backs call for ‘Powerhouse Premium’ to deliver fairer funding for northern schools

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (23rd May 2016) welcomed a report by IPPR North and Teach First which calls for fairer funding for northern schools to tackle educational disadvantage. Continue reading

Boro have done their bit, steel technology hub can make Teesside economy Premier League too

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (11th May 2016) said Teesside has an opportunity to be a world leader on new steel technology if given backing for research hub at the Materials Processing Institute at South Bank. Continue reading

MP launches petition against housing development on Eston Hills

Redcar MP Anna Turley has launched a petition against proposals to build houses on the Northern slopes of the Eston Hills. Continue reading

Anna Turley welcomes Tata Steel and Greybull Capital announcement

Responding to the announcement that Greybull Capital LLP has reached a binding sale and purchase agreement with Tata Steel to acquire its Long Products Europe division, which includes steel mills at Lackenby and Skinningrove, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Helping out at Kidney Research UK

It was great to meet the team at the Kidney Research UK charity shop in Redcar this morning. Situated on the High Street in the centre of town it is largest of the charity’s four shops and is in fact the largest charity shop within a 10-mile radius of Redcar! Continue reading