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Mr Menzies welcomes manorial rights clarity

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has received reassurances from ministers over applications for manorial rights to land in Kirkham. Mr Menzies was contacted by a number of constituents recently after Land Registry letters were received by householders throughout the market town, stating that someone had made a claim to the mining and mineral rights under their [...]

MP welcomes flood defence work

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed ongoing work to modernise vital flood defence equipment in Lytham. The Environment Agency scheme to replace the old wooden pen stocks with modern metal barriers beneath the bridge at Preston Road is currently underway. As part of the project, workers will also clear away silt which has been allowed [...]

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Mark Menzies MP visits gym equipment maker

A FYLDE company is taking on the world with its range of specialist high quality training equipment. Local MP Mark Menzies paid a visit to Exertrain on Whitehills Business Park on Friday where he met father and son business partners Gordon and Dean Kent. After seeing a gap in the market for high end, durable [...]

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MP talks Help to Buy scheme with developer

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies met with one of the UK’s biggest developers to discuss the impact of the Government’s new Help to Buy scheme. As former Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Housing Minister, Mr Menzies was keen to learn first-hand how the project had affected his own constituency. Mr Menzies met with Taylor Wimpey North [...]

Youth employment focus of MP meeting

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies met business leaders from across the county during a meeting with the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. The focus of the event on Friday was youth employment and saw issues under discussion including apprenticeships, education and mentoring at the chamber’s office in Squires Gate. Mr Menzies said: “It was [...]