Andrew Percy

Andrew Percy

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

Former St Oswald Church Hall, Keadby

Former St Oswald Church Hall, Keadby

Andrew recently joined Cllr Julie Reed for a visit to the former St Oswald Church Hall in Keadby. Following the visit, Andrew said, "As residents may remember, your local Conservative team, Cllrs John Briggs and Julie Reed and myself, were proud to have saved this facility for the community. We sadly lost John Briggs recently, but I know that this is one of the many projects across the North of the Isle he was proud to have been associated with and to have delivered for the benefit of the local ...

Goole - Howden Hopper Bus Service

Goole - Howden Hopper Bus Service

Andrew attended the launch of the new Goole-Airmyn-Howden-Howden Station bus on Friday last week. Andrew reports, "Was great to attend the launch of the new Goole-Airmyn-Howden-Howden Station bus last week which is now up and running. "This new connection is funded by the Town Deal funding I secured for our area from the Conservative government. The aim of the new service is to connect the two railway stations and the employment sites at Goole 36. "It will run from Goole Station to Goole 36 then...

UK Parliament Week 2024

UK Parliament Week 2024

Andrew is once again encouraging residents to take part in UK Parliament Week. Andrew explains, "UK Parliament Week (UKPW) returns this year between 18-24 November. This is an annual campaign to encourage young people to learn more about our Parliament and to get involved in politics. I hope that young people across our area take advantage of the fanastic resoruces that are available to celebrate Parliament Week"" You can sign up to take part in Parliament Week online here: https://www.ukparliam...

Keadby Community Investment Package and Consultation Invitation

Keadby Community Investment Package and Consultation Invitation

SSE Thermal have informed Andrew of their new Community Investment Fund, as part of their wider Community Investment package for the Keadby area. Andrew explains, "SSE have informed me that this investment package includes the introduction of an annual £25,000 fund to be focused locally. The fund, which will be available to local charities and community organisations, will open for applications later this year with decisions taken on which projects to fund on a quarterly basis."" SSE are encoura...

Funding for Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Funding for Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Andrew welcomes an announcement that the government is providing extra funding for electric vehicle charging points in North Lincolnshire. Andrew explains, "North Lincs Council has been awarded £925,000 Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) capital funding to support charging infrastructure, which is in addition to £323,000 of LEVI capability funding that has already been approved. "This will help to significantly scale up delivery of chargepoints and help residents without off-street par...

The Great British Spring Clean 2024

The Great British Spring Clean 2024

Andrew has provided the following update on the Great British Spring Clean. Andrew explains, "As residents may be aware, the annual Great British Spring Clean campaign launched today and will be running until the 31st March. "Now in its ninth year, the Great British Spring Clean is the nation’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign. The campaign brings together individuals, community organisations, businesses and councils to work together to make their local areas spick-and-span. I understa...

PM and Cabinet Visit Goole

PM and Cabinet Visit Goole

Andrew welcomed the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, to Goole this week. Following the visit, Andrew said, "Great to welcome the PM and the Cabinet to Siemens in Goole today. This is a really big win for the town having the Cabinet meeting, which of course normally takes place weekly in No.10, take place here in Goole! "The PM met with Siemens' senior team as well as with apprentices and staff and toured the facility. Following that, the Cabinet meeting took place in the Components Facility - you ca...

Goole to Build 80% of Piccadilly Line Trains

Goole to Build 80% of Piccadilly Line Trains

Andrew welcomes news that Goole will now be responsible for building 80% of Piccadilly Line Trains. Andrew explains, "I've alluded to this before, but great news that Siemens have now formally announced that 80% of trains for the Piccadilly Line will now be built here in Goole. "When Siemens first planned the factory, the plan was for 50% to be done here and the other 50% in Europe. That balance has now shifted significantly in favour of Goole. "This is great news and further evidence of how thi...

Elsham Wold Distillery Visit

Elsham Wold Distillery Visit

Andrew recently visited Elsham Wold Distillery, following the business' attendence at an event in Parliament. Following the visit, Andrew said, "Brigg and Wolds Councillor and Council Leader, Rob Waltham, and I had a very interesting visit to Elsham Wold Distillery lately. This follows my meeting with them at the English Whisky Day held in Parliament recently. The distillery produces English whisky as well as Edwards Potato Vodka. The whisky is produced from local products across the Humber, inc...

Crowle Colts Floodlight Funding

Crowle Colts Floodlight Funding

Andrew was recently in Crowle to welcome funding that was secured for the Crowle Colts. Andrew explains, *"I had the pleasure of formally handing over the £30,000 grant cheque we helped secure for the floodlighting at Crowle Colts. "We applied for this via the 'Bid Writing Service' I set up locally and the grant came from North Lincs Community Grant Pot. In addition to this funding came from the SSE Wind Farm Fund, the Town Council and the football club themselves who raised £8k for the project....