Member of Parliament for
Brigg & Goole and the
Isle of Axholme

Andrew Percy MP

Marshlands Sewing Brigade Calling for More Volunteers

As residents may be aware, Andrew has been supporting the Marshlands Sewing Brigade efforts to sew scrubs for the NHS and recently delivered some of their scrubs to the local NHS. The Marshlands Sewing Brigade has now been asked for further supplies of scrubs, which the group are more than happy to make for the NHS. Andrew explains, "The seamstresses are from a variety of locations including the Marshlands, Hook, Goole, Old Goole, Airmyn, East Cowick and as far away as Doncaster. Some are new t...

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Roxby Landfill – Environment Agency Update for May

Andrew has received the following update from the Environment Agency (EA) regarding Roxby Landfill. The EA have explained that they continue to effectively liaise with Biffa at Roxby via virtual meetings. The EA receive regular operational updates and Biffa continue to update the community with weekly updates. Odour reports received by the Environment Agency have reduced in May, and they continue to notify Biffa of all reports received to undertake an investigation and review. Landfilling has...

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Goole Good Causes Benefit from Funds

Local charities and good causes in the Goole area have benefited thanks to a generous donation of £15,000 from Sterling Capitol, who are one of the partners in the Junction 36 development. The company previously developed the Guardian Glass and Tesco Distribution sites, which helped to bring thousands of jobs to the local area.   Sterling Capitol recently approached local MP, Andrew Percy, asking for assistance in distributing £15,000 in donations to local good causes in the broader Goole a...

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Andrew Delivers Food Parcels from the Two Rivers Food Bank

Last weekend, Andrew delivered some food parcels to vulnerable residents in the Goole area. Andrew provided the following update on Facebook, "Spent some time this morning dropping food parcels to some of our older residents in the Goole area. "The food is from the Two Rivers Food Bank which we are proud to have helped establish recently and for which I recently secured a £1000 donation. We have given some food parcels to help support our older residents in remaining at home. The food bank i...

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Marshlands Sewing Brigade Scrubs

Earlier today, Andrew delivered some scrubs to Scunthorpe Hospital and Barts Medical Centre in Goole. The scrubs were kindly provided by the Marshlands Sewing Brigade.  Andrew reports, "Residents may remember my previous post about the fantastic efforts of the Marshlands Sewing Brigade who have been busily sewing scrubs for our local NHS. "The brigade have put me to use for my good looks and brawn as their delivery driver. This morning they tasked me with delivering 70 Scrubs to Scunny Hospit...

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Funding Secured for Crowle Boxing Club's New Minibus

Further to the additional funding secured for the Crowle Peatland Heritage Railway project, Andrew is pleased to report that funding has also been secured for Crowle Boxing Club. Andrew explains, "I am delighted that we have been able to help secure £13,500 via the SSE Windfarm fund. This money will help to purchase a minibus for the club, with the club raising £1500 to contribute to the £15k cost. The minibus will be used to take children to competitions and also to sparring events at other...

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Holiday and Flight Cancellations

Andrew has provided the below information for constituents who are seeking refunds from travel firms, following a question he raised in the House of Commons yesterday. You can view a video of Andrew's question to the Business Secretary of State on Facebook here:   Andrew explained on Facebook:   I have been contacted by many residents regarding airlines and travel companies refusing to refund residents for flights and holidays that have ...

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New Local Food Bank Set Up Following Covid-19 Outbreak

Andrew has provided the following update regarding a new food bank set up for the Goole, Snaith and Marshlands area.  Andrew reports, "Myself and local Councillors have been actively involved in supporting and volunteering within this new food bank set up in the light of Covid-19 for the Goole, Snaith and Marshlands area.   "Alongside Cllr Anne Handley, Caroline Fox and Liz Sargeantson and other volunteers we have delivered scores of food parcels to local residents already. I really enjoye...

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