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

Andrew Percy MP

Goole Hospital Update

Andrew has received the below update regarding Goole Hospital: "I thought residents might like an update on a couple of issues related to Goole Hospital. Like most people locally, I really value our local hospital and have been contacted by a few residents in recent weeks raising some issues. I thought you might like an update on some of the issues. Ophthalmic Department Biometry Machine. This machine (used for cataract patients) is broken beyond repair and this has been raised by some reside...

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Wrawby - Broadband Update

Andrew has been informed that super fast broadband has gone live for a number of properties on Melton Road, Wrawby, DN20 8SS. Andrew explains, "Residents are now able to place their orders for superfast broadband. Other areas are still being worked on and I will keep residents updated as soon as I receive further information."

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Update: O2/ Vodafone – Broughton Mobile Coverage

* FURTHER UPDATE: following the update below, O2 have informed Andrew that their network team have confirmed that the work on the site serving Broughton (071187) is now complete and the site is now back on air.  As mentioned in a recent post regarding mobile coverage in Broughton, Andrew has been pressing the various providers for their latest updates on works to improve coverage in the town.  Andrew reports, "Following EE/BT Group’s response last week, O2, who share their infrastructure w...

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EE/ BT Group – Broughton Mobile Coverage Update

Residents may remember that Andrew conducted a survey on mobile coverage and broadband in Broughton last year, which was used to raise the issue of poor service in the area with the providers. After the survey report was sent to the providers last year, O2, who share infrastructure with Vodafone, had informed Andrew that they would undertake works to improve 4G coverage in Broughton and EE/BT Group also informed him that they were constructing a new mast site in the town. Andrew chased the pro...

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Siemens Planning Application Submitted

An important step in the Goole rail factory took place this morning with Siemens officially submitting the planning application for the Goole rail factory, test track and office block. The test track is not to be confused with the proposed new 5-mile test ring with has also been looked at by Siemens and remains at an early stage.   This is great news and moves the project on considerably. The hope is that the planning application should be relatively non-controversial, enabling swift approval...

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Severn Trent Water Sewer Collapse - Emergency Works from 23rd April

Andrew has been informed that Severn Trent Water will shortly be undertaking emergency works following a sewer collapse off Doncaster Road. Their investigation work has shown the sewer under Doncaster Road to be in poor condition and in urgent need of replacement.  Their work will start on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 and will involve replacing the length of the sewer where it crosses under Doncaster Road. During these repairs, Severn Trent will need to close the A18 Doncaster Road between Hilton A...

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4R Environmental Permit Consultation Reminder

The Easter recess has given me some time to catch up on some update letters regarding various local issues. Residents will be receiving these letters over the next few days. My poor team have had thousands and thousands to stuff! One of the letters mentioned above is on the 4R Environmental Permit. The deadline is approaching for residents to contribute to the consultation on the Environment Agency permit. Myself and local Conservative councillors have already submitted our objections and I hav...

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Free Compost Giveaways for East Riding Residents

East Riding Council are giving away 5,000 bags of compost for free to East Riding residents. This is an annual giveaway, which will be held at nine sites across the area over a period of two weeks. Goole’s giveaway will take place on Thursday 16 May at 4pm – Goole, West Park, DN14 6UU. Residents can collect two free 15kg bags of compost per car. Andrew adds, "This compost comes from the recycled food and garden waste that residents put in the brown recycling bins. This includes recycled fo...

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