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Team Menzies canvassing in Wrea Green

Conservative candidate Mark Menzies was delighted with the reaction of voters in Wrea Green. He was joined by a large team while out canvassing in the village. Mr Menzies said: "It was great to speak to so many people - some faces I recognise from helping them in the past, and also new faces in some of the new homes in the village. "Late last year I helped stop roadworks which would have seriously affected businesses on the industrial estate here. "I am always prepared to fight for the... Read more »
Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies and his team at Kirkham Conservative Club

On the doorstep in Warton for Team Menzies

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies canvassed in Warton with Party members and supporters on Monday. Mr Menzies, who has represented the area as MP for the past seven years, said: "It was good to talk to people in the village. "Warton has seen huge changes with new developments - but is now better protected thanks to the adoption of a new neigbourhood plan. "I have fought for BAE Systems for the past seven years, helping maintain the Eurofighter production line in Warton. "I will continue that work to ensure... Read more »
Mark Menzies

Mark Menzies will vote against return of fox hunting

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies has pledged to oppose any move to repeal the Hunting Act. Mr Menzies said: "I appreciate the strong feelings many people have on this issue and I share constituents' concerns for ensuring the welfare of animals. "Whilst farmers and gamekeepers must have the ability to control pests on their land I believe this can be achieved via more humane methods. "The Government intends to give Parliament an opportunity to repeal the Hunting Act with a government bill in government time. "The Conservative Party holds... Read more »
Mark Menzies with Lorraine Mata, chairman of Century Healthcare, and some of the staff who have achieved Chaps status

Mark Menzies congratulates care staff

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies congratulated care home staff who have studied and completed a training programme designed to highlight the role of carers. Mr Menzies visited the New Thursby Home in St Annes to see Century Healthcare staff who have completed Care Home Assistant Practitioners (CHAPS) training. He was invited after writing to congratulate two of the staff for previous awards. Lorraine Matta, chairman of Century Healthcare Limited, said: "We were the first company in this area to support this innovative form of training. It represents Century... Read more »
Mark Menzies at the Lytham in Bloom fund-raising morning

Mark Menzies backs bloom success in Lytham

Fylde Conservative candidate Mark Menzies has backed the efforts to keep Lytham as one of the best In Bloom towns in the country. Mr Menzies visited the fund-raiser at the Assembly Rooms in Lytham on Saturday. He said: "The work of the In Bloom volunteers and Fylde Council staff is always superb every year. "I'm delighted to  support their work and enjoyed chatting with several of the volunteers who give their all for the town, and who have been rightly handed numerous national and regional awards, including the highest... Read more »