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 him that the company would be contacting other local retailers to gauge interest in running the post office in the future. On Monday, Mr Menzies visited Mark at his shop and told him... Read more »


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 of the UK’s leading companies when it comes to apprenticeships and take on more trainees every year. While many of those remain at BAE Systems, others go on to different companies which creates... Read more »

MP announces Fylde Woman of the Year 2015

Mark Menzies MP vowed to make the event an annual occurrence after announcing Fylde Woman of the Year 2015 at a packed ceremony in Lytham this weekend. The Member of Parliament said he had been delighted by the popularity of the event after the awards lunch to honour some of Fylde’s most inspirational women was attended by more than 100 people. Mr Menzies initially launched the competition after becoming aware of the fine work done by local women – but feeling those efforts often went unmentioned. Read more »

Mark Menzies backs cancer patient care

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies is backing Macmillan Cancer Support's campaign for all patients to be treated with the highest levels of dignity and respect. Mr Menzies attended an event in Parliament where he met people affected by cancer who shared their own experience and raised the importance of being listened to by health staff. Macmillan workers at the event also spoke about caring for people living with cancer and highlighted the importance of feeling supported and engaged in order to deliver the best possible care. Following the... Read more »

MP joins Coronation Street star in cancer fight

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has joined forces with a former landlady of one of Britain’s most famous pubs in the battle against cancer. Mr Menzies spoke with actress Denise Welch, who played Rovers Return landlady Natalie Horrocks in the soap Coronation Street, during a Parliamentary tea party for The Eve Appeal. The charity was set up to campaign for better detection and improved treatment of all five gynaecological cancers. It is also passionate about extending breast cancer testing to improve rates of survival in both men and... Read more »
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