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MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

This week I met with members of AFC Fylde’s Community Foundation team to discuss the excellent work they do across Fylde. It was a pleasure to meet Tom and Chris and listen to the enthusiasm they have for the various projects they have ongoing, and their plans for the future. As well as working with [...]

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Fylde MP backs Love Your Local Market campaign

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has urged residents to Love their Local Market after a national campaign was launched to support street traders. The Love Your Local Market (LYLM) scheme this year runs between May 17th and 31st and the Member of Parliament said markets provide a great way for local producers to sell their goods. [...]

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Mark Menzies MP supports the Great British Food Campaign

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has revealed his pride in backing the national Great British Food Campaign. From Lytham Brewery to Bonds of Elswick Ice Cream, Fylde boasts some of the highest quality food and drink producers in the UK. And now the five-year Great British Food Campaign, led by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, has been [...]

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Fylde MP praises young orators at national final of Rotary competition

Fylde MP Mark Menzies praised young public speakers following the national final of the Rotary Club’s Youth Speaks competition at Kirkham Grammar School. The prestigious event saw teams of youngsters from across Great Britain head to Fylde this weekend to speak on a range of topics in front of a panel of judges. Following the [...]

Mark Menzies MP attacks Lancashire County Council over library closure plans

Mark Menzies MP has hit out at Labour-led Lancashire County Council’s plans to close libraries across Fylde. On Friday, the county council announced proposals to close Lytham, Kirkham, Ansdell and Freckleton Libraries, despite the efforts of local campaigners, councillors and the Member of Parliament. The news means the only facility left for the whole of [...]