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

Andrew Percy MP

Tesco to Hold Employment Open Day

Tesco have informed Andrew that their Goole distribution centre is holding a recruitment open day on Tuesday 3rd October from 10am until 7pm. The distribution centre is hoping to fill 120 shift roles. The open day will take place at the distribution centre itself: Tom Pudding Way off Rawcliffe Road, Goole, DN14 8GA. There will be plenty of information and support on-hand during the open day and the Tesco team will be welcoming residents who would like to know more.  Moreover, Tesco will have ...

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Goole Subways - Improvement Works Update

Goole MP, Andrew Percy, has recently been given an update from Network Rail regarding Goole Subways.  Network Rail informed Andrew that their most recent set of improvements were started on the 7th August and have now been completed. The final resurfacing work was completed on Wednesday 20th September.  This work was undertaken to increase the water storage capacity, expand the effectiveness of the surface water capturing system, and ensure the drainage channel plumbing is fit for purpose wh...

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Tour de Yorkshire Extension

Andrew has welcomed the recent announcement that the Tour de Yorkshire cycle races will be extended from 2018 to include an extra day: from three days to four. The women’s race will also increase from one stage to two. Next year it will take place from Thursday 3rd to Friday 4th May, while the men’s race is scheduled to take place from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th May. The start and finish destinations will be announced this week before the full route is unveiled on Tuesday 5th December. And...

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Andrew Meets Health Minister to Discuss Hospital Trust

Andrew joined other local MPs to meet with Health Minister, Philip Dunn MP and NHS England, last week to discuss the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Trust's performance in light of the Trust being placed in special measures by inspectors for the second time.  They discussed the implementation of the improvement plan, on-going concerns about the future of the Trust and recent changes to the senior management and leadership at the Trust. NLAG is one of only two NHS Trusts in the countr...

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Changing Futures Careers Fair

Andrew is once again supporting the Changing Futures Careers Fair, which is now in its 4th year. The careers fair is being held at Goole College, Boothferry Road on Friday 6th October 2017 between 10am and 2pm. The event will include  • Local and national employers • CV support • Mock interviews • Job search support • College opportunities • Apprenticeships • Traineeships Andrew comments, "The upcoming careers fair is a great opportunity for jobseekers. There is so much on...

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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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