Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

Neville Crescent, Winterton Drainage Issue

Neville Crescent, Winterton Drainage Issue

Andrew has provided the following update on the Neville Crescent, Winterton drainage issue. Andrew explains, "Thanks to Anglian Water for meeting myself and Ward Councillors, Elaine Marper and Ralph Ogg, on site in Winterton last week to discuss the sewer and drainage issue that has been impacting some residents in Neville Crescent. "The sewer had some slight damage which was allowing things flushed down the toilet to snag and cause blockages, including wet wipes which of course should not be fl...

Brigg Raft and Heritage Centre 10 Year Anniversary!

Brigg Raft and Heritage Centre 10 Year Anniversary!

Andrew visited the Brigg Heritage Centre on Friday to celebrate it's 10 year anniversary.  Andrew reports, "It was a delight to spend Friday evening at the Brigg Heritage Centre to celebrate a decade since we opened this centre and brought the historic Brigg Raft back to the town!  "The idea for the Heritage Centre came from Cllr Rob Waltham and we all worked together to secure the funding to create it as part of our plan to regenerate Brigg and promote the heritage of our area.  "Since then an ...

Government Funding For Local Schools

Government Funding For Local Schools

Andrew has provided the following update on government funding for local schools. Andrew reports, "On top of the recent announcements from the Conservative Government of a new Community Diagnostics Centre in our area and the funding of a multi-million pound energy project in Goole, I am delighted that we have today announced even more funding for our area. "This time the funding is part of the Condition Improvement Fund which is a £456 million national fund to improve the school estate. I...

£12 Million Awarded to East Riding for new Green Energy Scheme at Goole

£12 Million Awarded to East Riding for new Green Energy Scheme at Goole

Andrew has welcomed the government's funding for a new green energy centre at Goole. Andrew explains, "A grant of £12million has been awarded to East Riding Council to help fund a new green energy centre at Goole. "I understand the Goole Green Heat Network will allow homes and businesses to ditch their oil and gas boilers in favour of cleaner, cheaper energy. It will provide heat to homes and businesses, including local council buildings, from 2024, and will cut the town's carbon emission...

Andrew Welcomes New Community Diagnostic Centre for Local Area

Andrew Welcomes New Community Diagnostic Centre for Local Area

Andrew has provided an update for residents on the New Community Diagnostic Centre that is being buiolt for the local area.  Andrew explains, "I am delighted to hear that funding has been secured for a new £19.4 million Community Diagnostic Centre to be built in Scunthorpe Town Centre.  "This is very welcome news for local residents, and I am pleased to have joined forces with neighbour Holly Mumby-Croft MP to lobby for this.  "I understand the centre will begin offering some services to ...

M.E. Awareness Month and World M.E. Day

M.E. Awareness Month and World M.E. Day

May is M.E. Awareness Month and the 12th May marks World M.E. Day. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is a long-term (chronic), fluctuating, neurological disease that causes symptoms affecting many body systems, more commonly the nervous and immune systems. M.E. affects an estimated 250,000 people in the UK, and around 17 million people worldwide. People with M.E. experience debilitating pain, fatigue and a range of other symptoms associated with post-exert...

Election Thanks

Election Thanks

Many thanks to everyone who voted yesterday across Brigg and Goole and the Isle of Axholme.  Thanks especially for voting to return your Local Conservatives. We held every seat here in this constituency on both North Lincs and East Riding Council.  Across North Lincs generally, we are so proud to have bucked the national trend and not only held every seat but also to have increased our majority in some.  This is down to the hard work and dedication of the local Conserva...

Andrew Helps Secure £2 Million for Community Projects

Andrew Helps Secure £2 Million for Community Projects

Andrew is celebrating after the 'Bid Writing Service' he set up a few years ago to help local community groups access funding passed an important milestone last week. The service has now secured over £2 million for community groups and projects. Andrew explains, "These include projects such as tens of thousands for the new play equipment for the park in Winterton, funding for Crowle Bowls Club new Pavilion , funding for 'Families in Goole', new War Memorial in Snaith, Belton Playing Field...

Siemens Components Facility Opening

Siemens Components Facility Opening

Andrew welcomed Secretary of State Michael Gove for a visit to Siemens in Goole last Thursday.  Andrew reports, "It was great to welcome Levelling Up Secretary, Michael Gove, to Goole on Thursday for the opening of the Components Facility at Siemens.  "The facility was not part of the original plans for the new train factory in Goole but Siemens decided to bring the facility here, creating a further 60-70 jobs, some of which are being recruited for at the moment. This means that wo...

New Community Bus Services for Isle and Wold Villages

New Community Bus Services for Isle and Wold Villages

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...