Fylde

Mark Menzies MP welcomes Citywing return

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed the news that commercial flights had returned to Blackpool Airport. The Member of Parliament, in whose constituency the airfield sits, said: “Since the airport first closed last year I have been working hard to make sure everything was in place for commercial aviation to return to Blackpool. “I have [...]

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MP praises Danbro over Employer of Year win

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies visited a local accountancy firm to congratulate the team after the company was named Lancashire Employer of the Year 2015. Danbro, at Jubilee House in Lytham, received the prestigious gong during this year’s Red Rose Business Awards at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, on Thursday night. Mr Menzies stopped by the former [...]

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Chancellor praises Fylde MP over Enterprise Zone campaign

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne, thanked Fylde MP Mark Menzies for his assistance as he confirmed Enterprise Zone status for the Blackpool Airport site. Mr Osborne took the opportunity to announce the new arm of the Lancashire Enterprise Zone during his much-anticipated budget address and the move was welcomed by Mr [...]

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Mark Menzies welcomes plans for new airport Enterprise Zone

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed plans to create a new arm of the Lancashire Enterprise Zone at Blackpool Airport. The Lancashire zone is currently made up of sites in Warton and Salmesbury, with the new Fylde coast location set to be announced in this week’s budget. Since the airport was closed last year, Mr [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I started this week by introducing three Fylde apprentices to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, during an event at BAE Systems in Warton on Thursday. The Prime Minister was in Fylde to launch a new Degree Apprenticeships scheme while BAE Systems announced plans for a new training academy at the Enterprise Zone in Salmesbury. It [...]