Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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Roxby Landfill Site Update March/April

Roxby Landfill Site Update March/April

Andrew has been provided with the following update on the ongoing works at the Roxby Landfill site.  Andrew reports, "Biffa are infilling the Eastern area of Phase 12 to allow this area to be progressed to final level as per their infill plan; all inputs are being tipped in this location, which residents may be able to see from the A1077, to allow gas infrastructure to be installed and capping to be applied to close this area of site. Contractors due to commence pinning works W/C 6th Apri...

Share Your Views On 'Covid Passports'

Share Your Views On 'Covid Passports'

Andrew is asking residents to share their views on 'Covid Passports' using the following survey - https://forms.gle/5DNhnP6S39yYQttF6 Andrew explained the following on Facebook (www.facebook.com/andrewpercyofficial) "As you will see from the video below, I have produced a survey as I would like to know what residents think on the idea of Covid Passports which would require people to show proof of vaccine, negative tests or recovery from a Covid infection to do certain things.  "Th...

New Broughton All Weather Football and Games Area

New Broughton All Weather Football and Games Area

Andrew has provided an update on the new Broughton all weather football and games area. Andrew reports, "Residents may remember that I previously worked with North Lincs Council to secure £600,000 to create a new all weather 3G football and sports pitch (MUGA) for Broughton.  "This is all part of our local commitment to improve and enhance leisure and sports facilities locally, such as the Ancholme Trail and the refurbishment of local leisure centres and play parks. The project has been s...

Aire and Calder Canal Breach Update

Aire and Calder Canal Breach Update

Andrew has provided an update on the Aire and Calder canal breach. Andrew reports, "I've been up to East Cowick this morning to meet with the Canal and Rivers Trust to view progress on the works to sort out the canal breach.  "Fair to say, still someways to go before the permanent solution is identified. They had hoped to have the breach section fully drained by now thanks to the cofferdams. However, the water found its way around one of the cofferdams so they have had to pile a further ...

Burringham Drainage Works

Burringham Drainage Works

Andrew has provided the following update on the Burringham drainage works.  Andrew explains, "The works to fix the collapsed drain on South View Avenue in Burringham are due to commence tomorrow and should take about five days to complete.  "Myself and Cllr Josh Walshe have been working closely with North Lincs Council and Severn Trent to secure these works which we hope will address the flooding and drainage issues around The Meadows area.  "A road closure will be necessary but these w...

Airmyn Road/Rawcliffe Road Resurfacing

Airmyn Road/Rawcliffe Road Resurfacing

Andrew has provided a further reminder on the Airmyn Road/Rawcliffe Road resurfacing work. Andrew reports on Facebook: Just a reminder that over the next weeks and months a major upgrade of the Airmyn Road, Rawcliffe Road in Goole from Boothferry Bridge to the Drax roundabout is taking place. The works are being funded thanks to £2 million from the Conservative Government. The works actually go all the way from Howden and are divided into sections. The surface on Airmyn Road and Rawcliffe...

War On Litter!

War On Litter!

Andrew continues his war on litter with the help of local Councillors.  Andrew reports on Facebook:  Well done to Burringham and Gunness Ward Councillor, Josh Walshe, North Lincs Council Leader, Rob Waltham, and residents for their efforts litter picking in Gunness this weekend.  Nationally, there has apparently been a massive increase in littering during the pandemic for reasons not yet clear. We have certainly noticed that here too which is why I have been litter picking in Goole recent...

Burton Tree Planting

Burton Tree Planting

Andrew joined local councilors for some tree planting in Burton earlier today.  Andrew reports, "Great to join Year 3 from Burton Primary on Friday for a spot of tree planting in the village. This is all part of the joint Government/Council funded Northern Forest initiative to get more trees planted across the North of England. I was joined by local Councillors, Elaine Marper, Ralph Ogg and Helen Rowson.  "The field provided for this was given over by Sheffield Estates and special thanks must go...

Mobile Phone Coverage

Mobile Phone Coverage

Andrew took part in question time for the Department for Culture, Media and Sports yesterday to raise the issue of mobile coverage in the constituency. You can read Andrew's question and the minister's reply below.  Following his question, Andrew said the following on his Facebook page: "I raised the continuing slow progress on improving mobile coverage locally in the House of Commons yesterday. Whilst there has been progress, we are still waiting for upgrades in lots of areas such as in ...

St Norbert's, Crowle and Broughton Guides Q&A

St Norbert's, Crowle and Broughton Guides Q&A

Earlier today, Andrew joined pupils from St Norbert's Primary in Crowle and Broughton Girl Guides for a virtual Q&A session.  Andrew said, "Have enjoyed this week attending online question and answer sessions with pupils from St Norbert's Primary in Crowle and Broughton Girl Guides. "It's a shame not to be able to do these things in person but these online sessions were fun all the same. Great questions too from both groups."