Local News

A new local government settlement

In recent months I have had a series of meetings with local government ministers and continually pressed them for additional funding for our area.

Grimsby's Lost Ships of WW1

Martin visited the Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby to support the campaign for Grimsby's lost ships of WW1 to be voted the UK's favourite Lottery Funded project.

A180/A160 Improvement Scheme

The official opening of the A180/A160 Port of Immingham road improvements by Minister of State Department for Transport John Hayes. The Secretary of State hailed the construction of the major development and said it would help to "boost productivity across the region."The scheme started in 2015 a

Cleethorpes Library to Remain Open

"PEOPLE power" prevailed as the future of Cleethorpes Library was secured thanks to passionate campaigners.

A council U-turn means that the closure of the much-loved local amenity and "community hub" will not be considered as an option by councillors at tonight's full council meeting.

Home Alone

The event held at the Oaklands Hotel in Laceby entertained around 90 people and ensured they we not spending Christmas alone.  Martin was one of the volunteer drivers who picked up guests and returned them home later in the day.

Small Business Saturday

Martin pictured with Mike Udin of Udin Transport based at Thornton Abbey when he visited as part of Small Business Saturday. Martin said that this annual day to celebrate the work of our small business is a great opportunity to showcase the many local businesses on which we all rely. 

Rotary Club

Martin being welcomed by the President of Grimsby Rotary Club, Michael Quickfall. He was the speaker‎ at their Christmas lunch when, at their request he gave an update on the Brexit process.

Shoebox Appeal

Martin Vickers MP helping out with the 2016 Samaritans Purse Operation 'Christmas Child Appeal' at their HQ at the Ice House Grimsby. The scheme delivers shoeboxes full of toys, sweets and daily essentials to some of the most deprived children around the world.