Mark Menzies visits Lytham Hall Park Primary

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies praised the facilities at a local school when he was given a tour of its new extension. Pupils at Lytham Hall Park Primary School moved into extended and refurbished classrooms and Mr Menzies was invited to the premises to see the transformation first-hand. The Member of Parliament was given a tour of the school by headteacher Sharon Bowker who told him the entire school was pleased with the new building, which includes a new hall, classrooms, music room and communal learning spaces. Following the... Read more »

Dementia services praised by Fylde MP

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies said he was impressed by the services on offer for dementia patients when he visited a pharmacy in St Annes. Mr Menzies was invited to Rowlands Pharmacy on Wood Street, where he met staff and was given details of the work carried out by the store. While visiting the store he was shown how staff make up special blister packs which contain a dementia patient’s daily medication to help them remember whether they have taken their dosage or not. Mr Menzies said: “Dementia is... Read more »

Grant Shapps MP visits successful Fylde business

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies welcomed a Government Minister to Lytham as he visited one of the area’s business success stories. The Member of Parliament introduced Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps MP to Damian and Helen Broughton from accountancy firm Danbro. Mr Shapps was given a tour of the company’s new Jubilee House headquarters in the former Land Registry building at the tip of Lytham Green and said he was impressed with how the business had grown since it was formed in 2000. Following the visit, Mr Menzies said:... Read more »

Fylde MP welcomes first business to Enterprise Zone

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies said he saw a bright future for Warton Enterprise Zone after two multi-national businesses moved onto the site. The Member of Parliament visited global technology giant Accenture on Thursday and became the first person to sign the visitor’s book at the company’s new Fylde base. Mr Menzies spoke to Andrew Roberton, Accenture Senior Manager Aerospace and Defence, who said the enterprise zone was the perfect location for the company’s North West office due to its proximity to BAE Systems, with which it has... Read more »

Mark Menzies MP welcomes Citywing return

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies today welcomed the news that commercial flights had returned to Blackpool Airport. The Member of Parliament, in whose constituency the airfield sits, said: “Since the airport first closed last year I have been working hard to make sure everything was in place for commercial aviation to return to Blackpool. “I have lobbied Ministers for Government support for the site and successfully campaigned for it to be allocated Enterprise Zone status. “That helped secure the site’s financial future, which was imperative if regular scheduled flights... Read more »