Your local Conservative team is delighted to have secured funding for two new proposed bus services to connect residents and communities across the Isle of Axholme and the Wold Villages (which will connect Barton, the low villages and Brigg). Thanks to government funding, North Lincs Council is commissioning these two new services.
■ The proposed routes are awaiting final approval from the Traffic Commissioner and the hope
is the services will launch in the next few weeks.
■ In addit...
Andrew met with HSBC this morning to discuss the Epworth branch closure.
Since the announcement of the closure of this branch by HSBC some weeks ago, Isle of Axholme Central Councillors, David Robinson and Tim Mitchell, and myself have been in communication with HSBC to express concerns and resident views.
This morning, David Tim and I met again with HSBC to discuss progress on their plans and to once again work through our concerns and to put some specific requests to t...
Andrew visited the Jemmy Hirst pub on Friday to celebrate their recognition at the Community Pub Hero Awards.
Andrew explains, "It was great to join Jill Taylor, landlady of the Jemmy Hirst at the Rose and Crown, in Rawcliffe on Friday to celebrate Jill and the pub recently making the finals of the Community Pub Hero Awards.
"The awards are organised by Pub Aid and the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group (of which I am a member!) As a way of recognising the value of pubs and the brewing in...
Andrew has provided the following update on the works taking place following the floods of 2020 in Snaith and East Cowick.
I met with the Environment Agency recently for an update on the works being taken since the floods of 2020 in Snaith and East Cowick. I have just mailed out a full update to residents on this.
Basically, we are still waiting for the modelling work to complete which is irritating but is vital. It has taken longer due to the length of the waterways bein...
Andrew has provided an update on broadband rollout in Dragonby.
Andrew explains, "It was great to join local Councillors, Elaine Marper, Ralph Ogg, Janet Lee and Carol Ross, in Dragonby for the roll-out of full fibre to the premise by Quickline.
"The roll-out of full fibre to the premise broadband can be disruptive due to the works needed to roads and pavements to literally bring the fibre connection to every premise, but it is something that is very much needed for the future.
"Previously we ...
Andrew is encouraging local schools to take part in a competition to design a poster for the King's Coronation.
Andrew reports, "I am informed that schools and colleges are being invited to take part in creating poster designs in celebration of the King’ s Coronation.
"The selected student entries will then be displayed on large digital advertising sites around the UK, with the potential to be viewed by thousands of people every day.
"You can find out more about this opportunity and how to appl...
Andrew visited Broughton earlier today to inspect the new outdoor gym equipment that has been secured for the town.
Andrew reports, "It was great to join Broughton Town Council and North Lincs Cllrs, Janet Lee and Carol Ross, this afternoon to check out the new outdoor gym equipment in Broughton.
"We helped secure 10k of the funding for this via my 'Bid Writing Service' which secured 10k from the North Lincs Community Grant Pot. Further funding came via the Broughton Community Sports As...
The Mayor of Kyiv, Vitálii Klychkó has thanked Andrew for his support of Ukraine.
Andrew explains, "I was very touched to receive the below letter from the Mayor of Kyiv thanking me for all our support for Ukraine in its defence against Russia's war.
"I have been proud to play a small role in helping get much needed equipment to Ukraine, including in the form of armoured ambulances from Venari O&H in Goole.
"My role has been to work behind the scenes on issues such as funding and helping w...
Andrew has been contacted by National Highways who have now provided him with the latest update on the Ouse Bridge Works.
Andrew reports, "I am informed that the compound area and offices are now “substantially complete together with the storage area for materials and equipment”. They add that hoarding surrounding the compound area will be completed once the surcharge stone has been removed.
relation to the scaffolding, I am told that the ‘pre-loading’ process of the scaffold bas...
Households across North Lincolnshire will be receiving information cards in the coming weeks as part of a campaign to crack-down on scammers.
Andrew explains, "These cards urge residents to stop and think before making payments over the phone, online, or to doorstep traders. Before making any payments, the easy-to-follow cards encourage people to:
Stop – taking a moment to stop and think before parting with your money or information could keep you safe
- Challenge – could it be fake...