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Search is on for Fylde’s Woman of the Year

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has today launched his annual campaign to find Fylde’s Woman of the Year. Mr Menzies has teamed up with the Lytham St Annes Express and Lytham businesswoman Katie Fieldhouse to find that one woman who goes above and beyond for the good of the community, for a third year. From successful [...]

Fylde MP calls for nuclear jobs for North West

The Fylde coast’s burgeoning energy sector has been given a huge boost by business minister Greg Clark. Speaking in Parliament in response to a question from Fylde MP Mark Menzies on the nuclear sector, Mr Clark said there were ‘big opportunities in the sector with regard to skills and the expansion of industries’. Mr Menzies [...]

Fylde MP’s call for release of Lytham Hall Heritage Lottery audit report

The operators of Lytham Hall should release a report into why it lost its Heritage Lottery funding, says Fylde MP Mark Menzies. Mr Menzies met with the head of the region’s Heritage Lottery Fund to discuss its decision to rescind a £1.7m Lottery grant awarded to the Grade I-listed Georgian mansion. The newly-appointed head of [...]

Fylde MP Mark Menzies calls for link road work start

Fylde MP Mark Menzies says the time for meetings and discussions on the M55 link road is over – and work should begin in earnest. Mr Menzies met with representatives of Highways England this week for an update on roads schemes on the Fylde coast. And he took the opportunity to further impress on the [...]

MP Mark Menzies welcomes development grant for historic gem

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the award of a £165,500 Lottery development grant to improve one of the Fylde coast’s biggest tourism attractions. The award from the Heritage Lottery Fund means a full Lottery bid can now be worked up for historic Fairhaven Lake. Mark Menzies said: “I wrote to ministers and the Heritage [...]