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

Andrew Percy MP

Belton Picnic Area Visit

Andrew joined Councillors, Baroness Redfern and Dave Robinson, along with North Lincs Council Leader Rob Waltham to officially mark the start of work on the new Visitor Centre at Belton Picnic Area. This is now a nature reserve and country park, linking in to the Isle of Axholme Greenway project, with the work going to local contractor Kelsey's. Following the visit, Andrew commented, “I am delighted that work has now officially started on the new Visitor Centre at Belton Picnic Area. Ward Cou...

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Visit to Sir John Nelthorpe School

Today, Andrew joined Headteacher, Mr Biglands and Cllr Rob Waltham for a visit to Sir John Nelthorpe School in Brigg.  Commenting on the visit, Andrew siad, "I was delighted to visit Sir John Nelthorpe in Brigg earlier today. It was great to present some achievement certificates to two of the school's pupils, Lily and Sara, and also see the £600k improvements we funded for the heating and lighting recently. "Thanks also to Cllr Rob Waltham for coming along and to Headteacher, Mr Biglands. ...

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UK Parliament Week

UK Parliament Week is running from 13-19 November this week. This is an annual festival which is organised by the UK Parliament Participation Team which encourages people to learn more about and engage with the work of our Parliament.  Andrew said, " I am delighted to take part in this year's UK Parliament Week. This is a great initiative to get both young and old interested in democracy and the British Parliament. "Our democratic system is made even stronger when people get involved, and mo...

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Trustees’ Week 2017

Trustees’ Week highlights the valuable work that charity trustees undertake in running local charities and serving the community. This year, Trustees’ Week runs from 13-17 November 2017. There are 11,133 charities operating in Yorkshire and the Humber area, which offer a number of essential services both locally and nationally. Trustees, most of whom are volunteers, are the heart and soul of these charities and ultimately take responsibility for the charity’s crucial work.  Trustees’ ...

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Small Business Saturday 2017

Small Business Saturday will be taking place on the 2nd December this year. The campaign is now in its fifth year and its aim is to highlight small businesses across the UK and their many successes. The campaign’s goal is also to encourage consumers to shop locally and support small businesses in our communities.   £717 million was spent in small independent businesses last year on Small Business Saturday. The UK’s 5.5 million small businesses employ over 12.5 million people. These busin...

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The Countryside Alliance Awards – Celebrating Rural Britain

The annual Countryside Alliance Awards are now open to public nomination, and Andrew is urging the local community to get nominating. The Countryside Alliance Awards, which are nicknamed the ‘Rural Oscars’, were set up in order to support and promote rural communities. They celebrate people going the extra mile to ensure that rural Britain’s food and farming industry, small businesses, traditional skills, forward-thinking enterprises and, most of all, its people, can flourish.  The Awar...

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New Post Office Services and Products

The Post Office recently hosted an event in Parliament to showcase their products and services to MPs, particularly highlighting the access that branches provide to banking services and household bill payments.  Bank branch closures can have a real impact on a community, so Post Office branches – including those in Brigg and Goole – have an important role to play in offering both personal and business everyday banking services to communities. This means that millions of individuals and sma...

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£250k Lottery Grant for Snaith Priory

Andrew recently visited Snaith Priory to celebrate the church's £250k of funding, which was awarded by the National Lottery for the Snaith Priory Restoration & Outreach project. Andrew joined Rev Eleanor Robertshaw, her husband Paul Robertshaw, Snaith and Cowick Mayor David Butterfield, along with members of the church and volunteers. The grant will be used for various conservation work on the 11th century church, which is on Heritage England’s ‘Heritage at Risk’ register. Local busin...

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