Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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North Lincs Council Launches Online Portal to Report Littering and Fly-Tipping

North Lincs Council Launches Online Portal to Report Littering and Fly-Tipping

North Lincs Council is enhancing tools around litter enforcement, with a new online portal for residents to upload photos and videos – including dash-cam footage - of perpetrators caught in the act of littering or fly-tipping.  Andrew reports, "This is part of an ongoing campaign in North Lincs to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping and littering.  I have been working closely with the council over many months on the strategy, which includes new cameras to catch culprits, a fantastic volunte...

Crowle Flood & Drainage Improvements

Crowle Flood & Drainage Improvements

Andrew took part in a further update meeting to discuss the £7 million project to improve drainage and reduce flooding in Crowle and Ealand. Andrew reported on Facebook,  I had another update meeting with local Councillors, Severn Trent, North Lincs Council and the Drainage Board this morning regarding the £7 million works to improve drainage and reduce flooding in Crowle and Ealand.  We now have the funding in place to deliver these improvements which will be made up of thr...

Flixborough Nypro Service and Memorial

Flixborough Nypro Service and Memorial

Andrew visited Flixborough yesterday to attend a service to commemorate the Nypro tragedy in 1974. Andrew reports, "It was a pleasure to attend the service in Flixborough yesterday for the dedication of the new memorial to commemorate the 28 people killed in the Nypro disaster at Flixborough 47 years ago. The painful memory of that disaster lives on locally with the families of those who lost a loved one and of those who were injured, had their homes severely damaged by the events or who ...

Broughton 3G Pitch Update

Broughton 3G Pitch Update

Andrew has provided the following update on the Broughton 3G Pitch being approved by the Council. Andrew reports, "As residents may have seen, North Lincs Council last week gave permission for the new 3G floodlit sports pitch in Broughton, next to the Phil Grundy Centre. This is the pitch I worked with the local Council to secure £600k of funding for.  "The planning permission now means we can finally start to get moving on this project after months of delay.  "Well done to all involved, ...

Goole-Snaith-Leeds Line Update

Goole-Snaith-Leeds Line Update

Andrew has provided the following update on the Goole-Snaith-Leeds Andrew explained on Facebook; "As residents may remember, one of the projects we have included in the £25 million Government Town Deal for Goole is a potential hourly/two-hourly regular service on this much underused line.  "Unlike the Leisure Centre, VPG and Town Centre projects contained within the £25 million Town Deal, the rail service improvements is going to be more complicated to deliver as it requires approvals fro...

Driver Theory Tests, Scunthorpe.

Driver Theory Tests, Scunthorpe.

Andrew and Holly Mumby-Croft MP are both working together to stop the DVSA from removing the theory test center from Scunthorpe.  Andrew and Holly initially raised this matter with the Chief Executive at the DVSA and have recently written to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP to raise their concerns.  You can find copies of the above letters and further updates on Holly's website here: https://www.hollymumbycroft.org.uk/campaigns/keep-driving-theory-tests-scunthorpe Andrew ...

Up to 750 Jobs to be Created as Funding for a new £117 Million Manufacturing Facility at the Able Marine Energy Park is Announced

Up to 750 Jobs to be Created as Funding for a new £117 Million Manufacturing Facility at the Able Marine Energy Park is Announced

Andrew has provided an update on a recent announcement that up to 750 local jobs will be created as part of a new £117 million manufacturing facility for offshore wind turbine monopile foundations at the new Able Marine Energy Park. Andrew explains, "As residents will remember, myself and local MPs have campaigned long and hard for this, and I am pleased that the government has recently announced significant money towards this initiative. This will see a number of jobs coming to our area,...

Summer Reading Challenge 2021 Launched

Summer Reading Challenge 2021 Launched

Andrew is encouraging local families to sing their children up for the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge.  Andrew explains, "As mentioned recently, the Reading Agency's Summer Reading Challenge is an annual initiative which encourages children, aged 4-11, to read books during the summer holidays. "This year’s challenge launched on Saturday, and libraries in both North Lincs and the East Riding are taking part. "The goal is to read 6 books over the summer holidays, thereby helping children con...

Goole Academy Visit

Goole Academy Visit

Andrew visited Delta Academy on Friday to speak to Year 7 and 8 pupils.  Andrew explains, "I had a great Friday afternoon visiting Delta Academy to meet with Year 7 and Year 8. "Year 8 were looking at oracy and the importance of speaking and wanted to ask me some questions about how I put a speech together and what famous speeches of the past have inspired me. We had a really good discussion and the questions were fab.  "The same goes for Year 7 who I also met with to discuss the importance of r...

New Sculptures Installed at Oakhill Nature Reserve as Part of £300k Upgrade

New Sculptures Installed at Oakhill Nature Reserve as Part of £300k Upgrade

Andrew recently visited Oakhill Nature Reserve to see the new sculptures that have been installed as part of a £300,000 upgrade.  You can read more about this project in the article below.  New sculptures enhance popular Oakhill Nature Reserve as part of £300,000 upgrade New bespoke sculptures have been installed at a popular nature reserve as part of an extensive programme of improvement works. Goole’s Oakhill Nature Reserve is undergoing a £300,000 upgrade, including improved par...