Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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Goole Leisure Centre Major Upgrade

Goole Leisure Centre Major Upgrade

Andrew has provided an update on Goole Leisure Centre's significant upgrade as part of the Conservative government's Town Deal funding for Goole.  Andrew reports, "Thanks to the Town Deal funding I secured for the town from the Government, Goole Leisure Centre will see a major upgrade of over £12 million starting next year.  "The consultation on the plans will commence shortly with proposed upgrades including a new learner pool, tag active, ten pin bowling, soft play area, customer servic...

NHS Better Health – Summer Holiday Activities for Children

NHS Better Health – Summer Holiday Activities for Children

Andrew is encouraging local families to take advantage of NHS Better Health's new initiative with Disney.  Andrew explains, "Further to my recent post regarding the Summer Reading Challenge which keeps kids reading during their summer holidays, I have been informed that NHS Better Health have teamed up with Disney to provide free, fun activities to make sure that kids are getting enough exercise during the holidays. "These 10 Minute “Shake Up” games, which include Disney characters, will...

Andrew is Encouraging Residents to Join UK Parliament Week (UKPW) 2022

Andrew is Encouraging Residents to Join UK Parliament Week (UKPW) 2022

Andrew is encouraging residents to take part in UK Parliament Week (UKPW) 2022, which will be taking place this year between 14 - 20 November.  Andrew reports, "I’m encouraging residents to sign up for UK Parliament Week 2022. I’m looking forward to seeing how people join in, especially in schools, and welcome this opportunity for communities to come together to find out about UK Parliament and celebrate the restoration of Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower." As part of this year’s UK...

Update on Proposals for Epworth Leisure Centre Investment

Update on Proposals for Epworth Leisure Centre Investment

Andrew has provided the following update on a potential major investment at Epworth Leisure Centre. Andrew reports, "Planning proposals will shortly be submitted for a major investment to expand Epworth Leisure Centre.  The plans, which include a new health and wellbeing hub and a library with expanded opening hours, will shortly be considered by the North Lincolnshire Council planning department. If approved, the investment would see expanded parking provision on the leisure centre site ...

Belton Bambinos Funding

Belton Bambinos Funding

Andrew provided the following update after his visit to the Belton Bambinos group. Andrew said, "It was good to join Isle of Axholme Central Councillors, Tim Mitchell and Dave Robinson, in Belton recently to meet with the Belton Bambino's play group.   "We recently helped secure over £3000 for them from the 'Awards For All' fund to purchase new play equipment for this parent toddler group. Once again, this was done via the 'Bid Writing Service' I offer locally.  "Thanks to the group and a...

Andrew Meets with the Families in Goole Group

Andrew Meets with the Families in Goole Group

Andrew has provided the following update after visiting the Families in Goole group.  Andrew said, "I had a great time visiting the Families in Goole (FIG) group last Friday at the junction. This is a great group who I am pleased to have been able to help secure funding for via our 'Bid Writing Service'. The funding from the Goole Fields Wind Farm fund will help cover their premises rent through to next summer.  They are a great group and do brilliant work supporting families locally.  "T...

Andrew Supports Airport Fight

Andrew Supports Airport Fight

Andrew is supporting the campaign to save Doncaster Airport from closure, which is being led by Don Valley MP, Nick Fletcher, whose constituency covers the airport.  The airport owners, the Peel Group, have announced a strategic review, in which they state that, “aviation activity on the site may no longer be commercially viable”. The news comes following the cancelation of Whizz Air flights from the airport.  Nick Fletcher MP has asked Andrew to support his campaign to save the ai...

Belton Play Equipment Upgrade

Belton Play Equipment Upgrade

Andrew visited Belton on Friday to see the upgraded play equipment and also to visit the bowling club.  Andrew reports, "It was good to be back on the Isle again on Friday for a visit to see the work currently underway to upgrade the play equipment in Belton.  "This is another project I supported via my 'Bid Writing Service', this time helping secure £40k of funding for the project from the North Lincs Community Fund.  "Local Councillors, Tim Mitchell and Dave Robinson, joined me on site ...

Doncaster’s Bid for Great British Railways HQ

Doncaster’s Bid for Great British Railways HQ

Andrew is encouraging residents to vote for the location of the National Headquarters of Great British Railways. Andrew said on Facebook, "I am pleased to be supporting Doncaster’s bid to be the location for the national headquarters of Great British Railways (GBR).  "Being chosen as the national headquarters of GBR will send a signal that Doncaster and the wider area is one of the country’s major rail centres, and should help attract further investment and employment across our ar...

Staying Safe Online this Summer with Google and Parent Zone

Staying Safe Online this Summer with Google and Parent Zone

Andrew is encouraging local children to take advantage of Google and Parent Zone's fun online resources which teach internet safety.   Andrew reports, "Residents may remember I previously mentioned my work with Google and Parent Zone to promote their “Be Internet Legends" programme, which teaches internet safety to primary school children, including in schools in our area. "Google and Parent Zone have informed me that, as the summer holidays start, they would like to take this opportunit...