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Track crime from your PC

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has welcomed a new online tool which allows local people to track what happened after a crime was committed in their neighbourhood. In the next stage of development of the groundbreaking website Police.uk, local residents will not only be able to access street level crime data but also see what action [...]

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Jubilee celebrations in Fylde

MARK Menzies attended a number of fantastic Fylde Diamond Jubilee celebrations this Monday. First up was the opening of a street party at The Mall in St Annes organised by local residents followed by a similar party at The Boulevard in Fairhaven. Next stop was Park View Road Playing Fields in Lytham where Park View [...]

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Job losses mitigated at BAE Systems Warton

FYLDE’s MP, Mark Menzies, has today hailed the work done to mitigate job losses at BAE’s Warton unit. Last September, BAE Systems announced 1387 potential job losses at the Warton unit, in what was a devastating blow to manufacturing in Fylde. But now, following some voluntary departures and retirements, hard work from unions and the [...]

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Mark meets with RAFF

FYLDE’s local MP, Mark Menzies, recently set up a meeting with committee members of Residents Action on Fylde Fracking (RAFF) to discuss their concerns over potential shale gas extraction in Fylde. Mr Menzies met with four members of RAFF’s committee, together with local resident Mike Hill who has become involved in the issue by working [...]

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MP welcomes result of tax consultation

MARK Menzies has welcomed changes to the Government’s VAT proposals on caravans and baked products. Following a consultation period, the Government have announced that the 20 per cent charge due to be levied on static caravans will now drop to 5 per cent and will be delayed from October to April next year.  Additionally, the [...]