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

Andrew Percy MP

£50k Upgrade for Luddington Play Area

Andrew took time out from undertaking his annual duty of judging Luddington's hanging basket competition to join Cllr John Briggs and Luddington Parish Council at the Luddington Play Area. Andrew discussed the options for the £50,000 improvements that have been secured by the local Conservatives. Commenting after the visit, Andrew said, "This is just one of many play areas across North Lincs that we are upgrading via the special fund we created at the Council. This is another one of our local ...

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Andrew Visits First World War Memorial.

Local MP, Andrew Percy, recently visited the Old Goole Working Men's Club to see the reinstalled Old Goole WWI war memorial. This memorial was brought back to life by Cllr Josie Head and the St Mary's Community Charity. Commenting on the visit, Andrew said, “I was grateful to visit the Old Goole Working Men's Club to see the First World War memorial. This was possible because of the work of Cllr Josie Head and St Mary's Community Charity, which I am a patron of.  “The memorial is particul...

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Meeting with Northern Rail to Discuss Goole Station

Goole MP, Andrew Percy, met with Richard Isaac, Regional Community and Sustainability Manager for Northern Rail, to discuss progress on the Community Rail Partnership with the newly formed Friends of Goole Station. Andrew welcomed news that Goole Station will see an investment of £480,000 under the station improvement programme.  Volunteers from Goole in Bloom, Waterways and representatives from Andrew’s office recently held meetings regarding a community project to improve the appearance o...

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CPR Training for Pupils at Axholme Academy

Andrew recently joined Cllr John Briggs and Cllr Julie Reed, on a visit to Axholme Academy in Crowle to see pupils demonstrate their CPR training. The pupils of Axholme Academy were taught by LIVES volunteers on how to help someone during a cardiac arrest. Time is of the essence when someone has a cardiac arrest, and delivering CPR at the earliest opportunity increases the chances of survival. This is a part of North Lincolnshire Council’s collaboration with the charity LIVES to teach year 10...

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Andrew Visits St Martin’s Primary School Ahead of £100k Improvements

Brigg and Goole MP, Andrew Percy, recently joined Cllr David Rose and Senior Teacher Mrs J Ayris at St Martin's CofE Primary School in Owston Ferry as work is set to begin on an extension to the school hall. This is being funded jointly by North Lincs Council capital funding and the LCVAP (Locally Co-ordinated Voluntary Aided Programme).  These £100k works include extending the school hall, providing additional storage for dining and PE equipment, and creating a disabled toilet facility. The ...

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Andrew Visits NLAG NHS Trust and the Brain Injury Unit at Goole Hospital

Last week, Andrew met with the new Chair of the North Lincs and Goole Hospital Trust, Anne Shaw, whilst on a visit to Goole Hospital where he discussed the Trust’s improvement plans. The Trust was recently placed in special measures by the Care Quality Commission for the second time, after serious concerns were found in the way the Trust was managing care locally.  Andrew also visited the Brain Injury Unit, where he met with the Unit’s Service Manager, Rob Hall, to discuss the plans to exp...

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Andrew Meets with ABP to Discuss South Dock Bridge

Andrew met with the Associated British Ports (ABP) last week to discuss the closure of South Dock Bridge. The bridge will be closed on the weekends of September 23rd and 30th to enable essential works to be undertaken, which will completely cut off Old Goole and the Marshlands from the town. There will be pedestrian access via the docks; however, no vehicles will be able to cross on the days that the works are taking place.  Commenting, Andrew said, “These works are essential and the docks a...

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Andrew Welcomes £1.3 billion Boost For Schools

Brigg and Goole MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that there will be an additional £1.3 billion for school funding over two years – helping to create more good school places in the local area. Andrew has been an active member of the f40 group of MPs who have been fighting for fairer funding for schools in the East Riding and North Lincolnshire, having previously presented a petition on the issue in the House of Commons. Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, annou...

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