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Fylde MP welcomes Prime Minister to BAE Warton

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies praised Fylde’s apprentices after introducing three talented young people to Prime Minister David Cameron. The PM was visiting BAE Systems in Warton to launch a new Degree Apprenticeships scheme while the defence giant announced plans for a new training academy. During the event, Mr Cameron met apprentices from across the North [...]

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Mark Menzies MP in Blackpool Airport meeting

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies questioned Blackpool Airport bosses over the future of the site during a meeting at the Squires Gate airfield. Mr Menzies and local councillors met with senior Balfour Beatty executives to discuss the next steps towards economic security for the business. The Member of Parliament said it was important the airport was [...]

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Engineers of the future praised by MP

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies praised the work of budding engineers during the Lytham Rotary Club Technology Tournament. This year’s event saw 43 teams from schools and colleges across the Fylde coast take part in the challenge, which involved building a battery powered vehicle that was then able to complete a set task. Mr Menzies spoke [...]

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Fylde MP in fight against post office relocation

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has backed a Lytham postmaster after it emerged his store was under threat. Mark Bamforth, owner of Bamforth’s convenience store and post office on Warton Street, recently found out that his branch was under threat as part of a review by Post Office LTD. He this week received a letter telling [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I was delighted to be asked to hand out the awards at the Lytham Rotary Club Technology Tournament on Friday. While I was at the event I spoke to a number of young people and raised with them how important engineers are for the future of our country. Fylde’s biggest employer, BAE Systems, is one [...]