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MP joins diabetes campaign

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies joined volunteers from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to raise awareness of the increasing prevalence of the disease in the UK. Diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, affects more than 382m people worldwide. Unless action is taken, the IDF believes that could rise to 592m by 2035. The IDF and its member [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

CANCER is a terrible illness which affects thousands of people in the UK every day and I am a big believer that research is key to finding a cure. That being the case I regularly attend events in Parliament where I speak to experts about the fight against cancer and the Government support required if [...]

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MP in dementia fight pledge

MP Mark Menzies has pledged to continue his work to make Fylde a beacon for dementia care. It comes after a recent Dementia Friends session hosted by the Member of Parliament saw more than 60 people attend at the United Reformed Church in St Annes. Mr Menzies has often reiterated his desire to make Fylde [...]

MY WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

I was recently contacted by the residents of Staining, Singleton and Hardhorn who formed together after travellers moved on to an illegal site on nearby Fairfield Road four years ago. Following a lengthy legal battle, it appears Fylde Borough Council may soon be able to have the travellers moved off the site but the amount [...]

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Member of Parliament holds moss road meeting

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has held a top level meeting with county hall in a bid to get a major St Annes link road reopened. The Member of Parliament met with Lancashire County Council Chief Executive Jo Turton to discuss how best to move forward to get the necessary repair work done on Wild Lane, [...]