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

Andrew Percy MP

New Community Bus Scheme Launches in North Lincolnshire

Andrew has welcomed the new community bus service, CallConnect, which commenced service locally in July. The new service has been funded thanks to a grant of £350,000 from the Conservative Government, and it is part of a wider funding package to improve transport across North Lincolnshire. North Lincolnshire is split into five areas for CallConnect; with Brigg and Goole falling into the following areas: Barton, Burton upon Stather and Winterton (Area 1); Isle of Axholme (Area 2); Brigg, Cai...

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Flood Improvement Works in East Yorkshire

Andrew has worked hard for many years to get improvements to local flood defences and drainage systems across the Goole and Snaith area, to tackle local flood risk. Andrew is continuing to work closely with the Environment Agency as they undertake works to improve local flood defences and carry out modelling for future works, and the previous Conservative-led Government provided £86 million of funding for projects locally, aimed at improving flood protection to over 50,000 properties around th...

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Yorkshire Water Update for Goole

Andrew has continued to press for action for further improvements to the drainage system in Goole, following flooding events in the town.  A Flood Risk Management Plan is being drawn up for the town, with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Yorkshire Water working together to address flooding concerns. Yorkshire Water has already invested almost £4 million at their Carr Lane pumping station as a result. Whilst the wider strategy is being developed, Yorkshire Water and East Riding of Yorkshi...

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Andrew Supports Stay Safe Campaign this Summer

Andrew is supporting the Stay Safe campaign this summer, which is aimed at raising awareness of water safety during the school summer holidays and the warmer weather. The campaign, which is led by the Mineral Products Association (MPA), also supports similar campaigns by the RNLI and the Fire and Rescue Services at this time of year, and asks people to share the message ‘Stay Safe, Stay Out of Quarries’ as well as other dangerous sites, such as fast flowing or deep water.   On average, ...

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Defibrillator Update – East Yorkshire

Andrew is delighted to announce that even more locations in our area now have public access defibrillators (PADs), with PADs now available and ready for use in Swinefleet, Reedness and Gowdall. These locations now join the majority of communities across our local area in ensuring that these vital pieces of lifesaving equipment are available for use, just in case. Andrew says, “When someone goes into cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces their chances of survival...

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Kids Swim Free This Summer

Andrew has welcomed Conservative-run North Lincolnshire Council once again committing to supporting young people's development, by providing free swimming sessions during the summer holidays. Children and young people aged 16 and under can swim for free at all the Council's leisure centres, between 22nd July and 5th September. The sessions are every day at The Pods, Ancholme Leisure Centre, Baysgarth Leisure Centre and Riddings Pool, and children can swim for free when the ‘Summer Daze’ s...

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Goole Cycleway Open

Andrew has welcomed a new cycle link in Goole, which runs between Old Goole and Goole Town Centre. This cycleway was made possible thanks to Government funding, through the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, and funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Andrew wrote in support of the bid to establish this cycleway, following requests from local residents for a dedicated cycle link. The total cost of the project is over £300,000 and work included the construction of a new, off-road, sha...

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Andrew Joins Stand Against Scams

Andrew has pledged his support to a campaign aimed at tackling scams and encouraging victims to come forward, after figures showed 95% of such crimes go unreported. Andrew has joined forces with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and the National Trading Standards Scams Team as part of the ‘Stand Against Scams’ campaign, which calls upon parliamentarians across the UK to help raise awareness of the massive financial and emotional impact from mass marketing scams. In doing so, Andrew...

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