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Mark Menzies MP welcomes £1.7m fund to fill 23,000 Lancashire potholes

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed news that more than 23,000 potholes will be filled in Lancashire thanks to a new fund issued by the Government. Fylde road users will benefit from a dedicated £1.7m pothole fund, which will keep the country moving and build a country that works for everyone. This cash is part [...]

Fylde MP backs new nuclear site and jobs boost

New nuclear power proposals for Moorside in Cumbria could protect hundreds of Fylde coast jobs. Prime Minister Theresa May declared the nuclear industry has a ‘crucial role’ in our country’s energy needs as she welcomed proposals from NuGen and Toshiba to develop a new nuclear power plant at Moorside. She made a statement in Parliament [...]

MP Mark Menzies at Preston Train Station

Fylde MP blasts Virgin Rail for ‘ripping off’ West Coast Main Line passengers

Fylde MP Mark Menzies, a member of the Transport Select Committee, has blasted Virgin Rail for ‘ripping off’ passengers at busier train stations – by charging them more for their tickets than those travelling further distances. Virgin Rail’s pricing policy means commuters travelling from Mr Menzies’ Fylde constituency to London on the West Coast Main [...]

Fylde MP calls for transparency over lost Lottery funding

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has called for the report into Lytham Hall’s lost Lottery funding to be released. He has blasted Heritage Lottery Fund bosses for refusing to release the auditor’s findings after an investigation into monies spent at the hall. Mr Menzies wrote to the Heritage Lottery Fund after it withdrew £1.7m from a [...]

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MP Mark Menzies calls for Small Business Saturday high street support

MP Mark Menzies visited small businesses across Fylde constituency on Small Business Saturday, calling for more support for local high streets. Mr Menzies attended a meeting at a cafe and local produce shop before visiting small businesses in Lytham and St Annes. He said:  ”I attended Small Business Saturday at Dahlia’s Kitchen, where they’ve built [...]