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

Andrew Percy MP

Flood Re’s ‘Local Heroes’ Campaign

Flood Re have launched their ‘Local Heroes’ campaign, which is a nationwide search for those individuals, communities and local flood action groups that have made a real difference to their local area either in preparing for a flood event or in taking action to help their friends and neighbours during a flood. They are now asking individuals to nominate their ‘Local Hero.’  This could be themselves, someone they know or a group that has made a real difference during the toughest times ...

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Broadband in Burton - Drop-In Session - Thursday 10th August

The broadband drop-in session for those Burton residents who don't have access to fixed-line superfast broadband will take place on Thursday 10th August, 4.30pm to 7pm, at the Village Hall. This is an ideal opportunity to get more information and to let us know directly if you cannot access superfast broadband or if you are not sure. As mentioned in my recent letter to relevant residents in Burton, the majority of properties in the village can now access fixed-line superfast broadband. However,...

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Andrew Visits Normanby Park Sports and Activity Club

Andrew recently visited Normanby Park Sports and Activity Club at Normanby Park Cricket Field along with local Councillors Helen Rowson and Elaine Marper. The visit included a presentation of a grant to the NPSAC of over £17,000 for the purchase of new equipment.  Commenting on the visit, Andrew said, "I really enjoyed a recent visit with the guys from Normanby Park Sports and Activity Club. I was joined by local Councillors Helen Rowson and Elaine Marper. "The NPSAC were awarded funding for...

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Goole Subway Update

Heavy rain again today and haven't had a chance to check the subways yet but I did have Network Rail down this week to meet with me to discuss how exactly they are going to sort this out. They promise me that in the next two years or so they will install a wholly new system in each subway as the current arrangements are not safe to work in, the chamber being under the road, and nor is it keeping them dry. Until then, they are making other changes as I've outlined before, but these have not wor...

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£50k Upgrade for Luddington Play Area

Andrew took time out from undertaking his annual duty of judging Luddington's hanging basket competition to join Cllr John Briggs and Luddington Parish Council at the Luddington Play Area. Andrew discussed the options for the £50,000 improvements that have been secured by the local Conservatives. Commenting after the visit, Andrew said, "This is just one of many play areas across North Lincs that we are upgrading via the special fund we created at the Council. This is another one of our local ...

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Andrew Visits First World War Memorial.

Local MP, Andrew Percy, recently visited the Old Goole Working Men's Club to see the reinstalled Old Goole WWI war memorial. This memorial was brought back to life by Cllr Josie Head and the St Mary's Community Charity. Commenting on the visit, Andrew said, “I was grateful to visit the Old Goole Working Men's Club to see the First World War memorial. This was possible because of the work of Cllr Josie Head and St Mary's Community Charity, which I am a patron of.  “The memorial is particul...

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Meeting with Northern Rail to Discuss Goole Station

Goole MP, Andrew Percy, met with Richard Isaac, Regional Community and Sustainability Manager for Northern Rail, to discuss progress on the Community Rail Partnership with the newly formed Friends of Goole Station. Andrew welcomed news that Goole Station will see an investment of £480,000 under the station improvement programme.  Volunteers from Goole in Bloom, Waterways and representatives from Andrew’s office recently held meetings regarding a community project to improve the appearance o...

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CPR Training for Pupils at Axholme Academy

Andrew recently joined Cllr John Briggs and Cllr Julie Reed, on a visit to Axholme Academy in Crowle to see pupils demonstrate their CPR training. The pupils of Axholme Academy were taught by LIVES volunteers on how to help someone during a cardiac arrest. Time is of the essence when someone has a cardiac arrest, and delivering CPR at the earliest opportunity increases the chances of survival. This is a part of North Lincolnshire Council’s collaboration with the charity LIVES to teach year 10...

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