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

Andrew Percy MP

Superfast Broadband Update for Belton and Broughton

Further to recent updates from Andrew regarding broadband upgrades in North Lincolnshire, Andrew now has an update for parts of Belton and Broughton. Andrew said, "I have been informed that superfast broadband has now gone live for parts of Belton and Broughton. I am happy to report that residents should now be able to place their orders for superfast broadband." The following premises have now gone live: Belton, BELSHAW LANE, 42 premises Belton, COBBLESTONE COURT, 2 premises Belton, NORTH ...

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Anthony Nolan - Stem Cell Donor Campaign

Anthony Nolan, a UK charity which works to save the lives of people with blood cancer, are calling for more young people aged 16-30 to sign up to their stem cell donor register. The charity matches individuals who are willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to those who need lifesaving transplants due to blood cancer or blood disorders. Andrew says, "There are 514 potential lifesavers in our constituency who are on the Anthony Nolan stem cell donor register. If you would like...

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Free Children’s Swimming Sessions in North Lincs

There is still time to take advantage of the free children’s swimming sessions provided by North Lincs Council. Children can swim for free at council-run leisure centres and also Epworth Pool. Andrew reports, "Over 11,000 free swimming sessions have been provided by the council since the beginning of the summer holidays, and children can still enjoy them before Monday 3 September 2018. "Swimming is an important skill to learn, and is a great way for children to keep active and healthy whils...

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Apply Now: TransPennine Express Transform Fund

TransPennine Express have opened applications for their annual Transform Fund. Grant applications are available to community groups, charities, CICs and organisations to help fund local community projects aimed at tackling youth unemployment, promoting social inclusion and/or improving the environment. Andrew adds, "You can apply for funds of up to £5,000 for your project. Please get your applications in early as the deadline is 21 September 2018." You can find out your eligibility and apply ...

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Enterprise Grant Applications Still Open

East Riding Council are still accepting applications for their Enterprise Grant fund.  The £1000 grants are available to small and medium sized enterprises (SME) based in the Humber area and is specifically aimed at engineering, manufacturing, business-to-business services and online businesses. The grant can be used to cover tools and equipment, consultancy support and website development. Andrew adds, "There is still time for SMEs in our area to apply for an Enterprise Grant with East Ridi...

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Nominate Your Best Neighbour Of 2018

Neighbourhood Watch and Co-op have launched a national campaign to celebrate local heroes by nominating a considerate neighbour who goes above and beyond for their local community.  Andrew reports, "You can nominate a deserving neighbour and also a ‘Hero Next Door’. These could be people who have shown outstanding acts of kindness or those who make a valuable contribution to their local community. Moreover, you, or your nominee, don’t have to be a Neighbourhood Watch members to get invol...

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Belton Country Park Visit

Andrew recently joined Cllr Liz Redfern, Cllr Dave Robinson, and the leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham, at the Belton Country Park Visitor Centre.  Following the visit, Andrew said, "It was great to join Isle of Axholme South Councillors, Liz Redfern and Dave Robinson, at the new Visitor Centre we secured funding for at the Belton Country Park. We met with Council Leader, Rob Waltham, and Danielle who will be running the new cafe at the venue. "We are proud to have secure...

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Free First Aid Apps from St John’s Ambulance

Andrew has previously informed constituents of the British Red Cross' useful smartphone app on first aid, and would now like to draw constituents' attention to St John’s Ambulance's free first aid apps. The apps are clear and easy to follow, and are available free on Android, BlackBerry and iPhones. Andrew explains, "St John’s Ambulance provide two different apps: one for general first aid, and the other specifically for cyclists. The first aid app provides information on CPR, choking, all...

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