Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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East Cowick Breach Update

East Cowick Breach Update

Andrew has provided a video update on the ongoing repair work at East Cowick. You can view Andrew's video on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrewpercyofficial Andrew explained on Facebook, "I've been down to see the ongoing repair at East Cowick and have posted a video below. The multi-million pound repair is well underway now. Only slight error in my video is me saying the canal should be open early August. In fact it is planned for mid-August with early August being the start of th...

Covid Vaccine Bus

Covid Vaccine Bus

Andrew has provided the following update on a mobile Covid-19 vaccine bus that is travelling around Goole this week to offer vaccinations to certain groups who are yet to be vaccinated.  Andrew explains, "A mobile Covid vaccination bus will be in Goole and Old Goole this week targeting groups not yet vaccinated and who would most benefit from the protection these vaccines offer.   "It is really important that as many residents as possible eligible for vaccination take up this offer...

Brigg and Goole Abolished!

Brigg and Goole Abolished!

Andrew has provided an update on the recent boundary review announcement.  Andrew explains, "Brigg and Goole Abolished! Well obviously Brigg and Goole are not actually being abolished but the Brigg & Goole and Isle of Axholme constituency is being proposed for abolition by the indpendent Boundary Commission for England who have a duty to review parliamentary boundaries at regular intervals.  This is to ensure that votes count equally across the country. Their initial proposals would ...

Goole Awarded £25 Million for Regeneration!

Goole Awarded £25 Million for Regeneration!

Andrew has provided an update on the Goole Town Deal announcement made today. Andrew explains, "Fantastic news today that the Government has announced a full £25 million for Goole as part of the Town Deal for Goole. As residents may remember, I helped secure this funding from Government’s Town Deal programme which invited towns to bid for up to £25 million to regenerate the town.  "Over the last year, we've been putting the bid together and today the Government announced that we ar...

Bonby and Haxey Planning Applications

Bonby and Haxey Planning Applications

Andrew has provided the following update on two planning applications in North Lincolnshire that were determined yesterday.  Andrew reports, "North Lincs Council's Planning Committee yesterday determined two planning applications a number of residents locally have contacted me on; one for a chicken farm in Bonby and one to build houses on the Duke William site in Haxey.  "Although I have no formal role in planning applications, I submitted objections to both of these and I am pleased to r...

Local Funding Update

Local Funding Update

Andrew has provided the latest update on some of the funding we have helped secure for local charities and good causes.  Andrew reports, "As residents who follow my Facebook page will be aware, this comes as part of the bid writing service I established and offer through my Community Support Manager, Julie Reed, and my local team.  "As mentioned during my previous update, we have now helped secure over £1.4 million of funding since starting this initiative.   The latest update includes ...

Bring Your Second Covid Jab Forward

Bring Your Second Covid Jab Forward

Andrew has provided the following update on the Covid-19 vaccination programme. Andrew reports, "If you are in one of the top 9 priority groups for the vaccine. (Over 50s, health and social care workers, many carers and those over 16 with underlying conditions) you may be able to bring your second shot forward.  "You may be able to reduce the time between shots from 12 to 8 weeks.  "One of our local NHS groups explains -  "If you got a letter this week or have a 2nd dose #COVIDVaccinat...

Bike Donation Scheme and Belton Walkabout

Bike Donation Scheme and Belton Walkabout

Andrew posted an update on his recent visit to the Isle to discuss local issues with Councillor Tim Mitchell and to also welcome the new bike donation initiative at Normanby Golf Club. Andree reports, "I had a good site visit with Ongo, the Council Leader and Isle of Axholme Central Ward Councillor, Tim Mitchell, recently where we looked at a number of issues relating to the Ashtree Close area of Belton. Our visit took in everything from pot holes to fly-tipping and some anti-social behav...

Covid Jabs for 30 year olds plus

Covid Jabs for 30 year olds plus

Andrew has provided a further update on the vaccine rollout programme. Andrew reports, "Another reminder that Covid vaccine shots are now being offered to all over 30s or those who will turn 30 by July 1st.  "Please book your two shots online via https://www.nhs.uk/.../coro.../book-coronavirus-vaccination/ "It is vital as many eligible people as possible get the vaccine to help us to protect the public, avoid another lockdown and to ensure that the economy can continue to open up to pro...

Andrew ‘pledges to pick’ as Keep Britain Tidy launches its massive Great British Spring Clean.

Andrew ‘pledges to pick’ as Keep Britain Tidy launches its massive Great British Spring Clean.

The environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is asking everyone to pledge to do their bit to clear up the litter that blights our communities. This comes as part of the Great British Spring Clean and Andrew has pledged to support the campaign. The campaign, which runs from 28 May – 13 June 2021, calls on the public to pledge to clean-up and help the charity achieve a million miles of litter-picking. This year’s campaign comes as the charity has reported a massive increase in the number of ...