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Statement on Library Closures

I have been working hard to challenge Lancashire County Council's decision to close a number of Libraries across the County.  Last year I asked the Government to intervene as it was my view that by proceeding with the closures, Lancashire County Council will be failing its statutory duties under

Statement and update on Thornton East Post Office

Thornton East Post Office has been closed since last September when the Postmaster resigned and withdrew their premises for Post Office use.  I am informed that since the closure, the Post Office has been exploring options for restoring a Post Office service to customers in the area.  The Post Of

Over Wyre Focus Article - April 2017

It continues to be a very interesting time in the world of politics nationally and many of you are contacting me with your views and comments on recent events with regard to BREXIT. 

WW2 veteran receives France’s highest distinction

Mr Henry Townsley who took part in the D-Day landings as a Flight Engineer on a Lancaster Bomber was presented with the Legion d’honneur recently by Wyre MP Ben Wallace.  The presentation took place at the veteran’s home in Poulton-le-Fylde in the presence of Mr Townsley’s close family.

Local MP updated on Railway upgrade

Ben Wallace,  MP for Wyre and Preston North, saw first-hand last Friday (3 March) how Network Rail’s Great North Rail Project aims to provide a better railway between Preston and Blackpool.

Over Wyre Focus Article - March 2017

I am delighted to say I have started the year traveling around the constituency holding surgeries and visiting businesses and service providers. 

Over Wyre Focus Article - February 2017

It seems like yesterday that we were preparing for Christmas and now here we are well into 2017.

 It won’t be long before people start booking their holidays abroad. Many of you will seek out some spring or summer hot weather. 

Over Wyre Focus Article - January 2016

2016 will be a year that our grandchildren will be taught about in history. 

The decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will rank alongside events such as the Corn Laws and women getting the vote.