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

Andrew Percy MP

Airmyn Village Defibrillator Training Session

A defibrillator training session was recently held in Airmyn. The Airmyn Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) is located on the side of Airmyn Garage, which is where it has been since 2014 . A training session was held in 2014 in the village hall for all residents. The Airmyn Emergency Committee felt that it was now time to offer some refresher training to the village, which is why Andrew and Airmyn Parish Council supported the recent session.  Commenting, Andrew said, "I was delighted that the ...

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Andrew Presents Tour of Britain’s Best Dressed Village Awards

Andrew visited Burton upon Stather and Haxey on Saturday to present the villages with their awards for the Tour of Britain’s Best Dressed Village competition. Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain arrived in North Lincolnshire on the 5th September. It began at Normanby Hall Country Park and took in the Isle of Axholme, Brigg and Barton, and finished near Central Park Scunthorpe. Commenting on the awards, Andrew said, “I was delighted to visit Burton and Haxey over the weekend to present both villa...

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Andrew and Cllr Julie Reed Meet Community Cinema Group in Crowle

Today Andrew and Cllr Julie Reed visited the new Community Cinema Group at the Market Hall in Crowle. Andrew and local Conservatives helped secure £3k of funding to support the Cinema Group’s start-up costs. The project is being run by volunteers, and the aim is to provide fortnightly film viewings, with the first film showing to be October 20th. For now, there are going to be some trial runs aimed at one of the seniors groups operating on the Isle. Andrew commented following his visit, “I...

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Safe and Sound Grant

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) have launched a ‘Safe and Sound’ grant for home owners and private tenants. The grant has been set up to help minimise the fear of crime by providing additional home security measures to enable residents to feel safer in their homes.  To qualify for assistance, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:  - Aged over 60 or disabled  - A homeowner or private sector tenant/Housing Association tenant.   - All those who live in the propert...

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Goole Community First Responder (CFR) Scheme

I have been a Community First Responder for over 5 years now in the Goole Community First Responder (CFR) Scheme and we are now hoping to increase our numbers locally. Volunteers are trained by Yorkshire Ambulance Service in basic life support skills, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and the administration of oxygen. If you have a desire to care for people in a medical emergency and are willing to be on call regularly from home, you simp...

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Andrew Visits Yorkshire Water

Last Friday, Andrew met with Yorkshire Water at their facility in Cowick to discuss the Drinking Water Investment Scheme. Andrew was able to view their on-going £3.5 million improvement in the Goole and Snaith area's drinking water. The area is the first in Yorkshire to have UV light treated drinking water, which kills more bacteria. Commenting on the visit, Andrew said: "It was great to visit this facility with Yorkshire Water and to view their multi-million pound investment in improving drin...

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Andrew Meets with the Prime Minister

Andrew had a one-on-one meeting with the Prime Minister, Theresa May, on his return to Parliament after the summer recess. Andrew and the Prime Minister discussed a range of topics including international trade, issues that arose following the recent election, and also transport in the North.  Commenting, Andrew said, “It was great meeting with the Prime Minister following the summer recess. We had a really good discussion on a number of issues including how we can improve and expand trade, ...

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Brigg-based Business Wins Funding Through the World of Opportunity Programme

Brigg-based business ‘SofMat’ have been awarded one of 20 UK funding and support packages by Heathrow and the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ Campaign. This programme encourages SMEs to export their goods or services to new international markets.  Through the ‘World of Opportunity Programme’ Heathrow will provide £40,000 for SME trade missions or research into global markets of their choice. SofMat will also have access to the personalised advice of a...

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