Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 31, 2014

Lindley Developments Public Meeting

Jason welcomed 150 local residents to Lindley Methodist Church to discuss the campaign against planning applications in Lindley. Jason chaired a panel made up of representatives from Save Grimescar Valley, Lindley Moor Action Group and Kirklees Community Action Network.

Lindley Developments Public Meeting

Residents voiced their concerns over the ever growing number of planning applications for yet more housing which will take away Lindley’s remaining green spaces. The roads are choc a block, the schools are oversubscribed and medical/dental services extremely busy. Residents were able to use the meeting to pen objections to the Grimescar Valley application to Kirklees Council.

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Jason has been consistently opposed to the planning applications for unsustainable developments in Grimescar Valley and Lindley Moor.

Lindley Developments Public Meeting

For more information on the Grimescar Valley planning application and to register your objection please click here.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 28, 2014

Lindley Planning Public Meeting

Jason is holding a public meeting to discuss planning and development in Lindley. The meeting will be held at Lindley Methodist Church, Thursday 30th October 7pm-9pm.

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Residents will be able to discuss their concerns with a panel consisting of Jason and representatives from Save Grimescar Valley, Save Lindley Moor and Kirklees Community Action Network.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 27, 2014

Anthony Nolan Supporters’ Awards

Jason was delighted to host the Anthony Nolan Supporters’ Awards alongside comedian Dominic Holland in Parliament.

Anthony Nolan Supporters’ Awards

It was the 2nd annual awards that recognise outstanding individuals who have contributed to the blood cancer charity over the last year.

Anthony Nolan Supporters’ Awards

Anthony Nolan recently celebrated their 40th anniversary and now over half a million potential donors are registered. For more information please click here.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 27, 2014

Local Champion, Local Issues

Jason spent another busy weekend working hard at home in the Colne Valley, Holme Valley and Lindley. He was up bright and early Saturday morning delivering flyers with his team in Lindley for his Public Meeting about the Lindley Moor and Grimescar developments. Former RAF Officer Jason then joined fellow veterans for the Golcar Remembers Service of Commemoration and chatted with the young air cadets from 59 Squadron ATC.

Local Champion, Local Issues

Jason joined Communities and Local Government Minister Kris Hopkins MP for the opening of the Brockholes Cider & Ale Festival.

Local Champion, Local Issues

Next up was a Conference at Huddersfield University. Jason spoke about his role as a member of the Rugby League All Party Parliamentary Group at the Supporters Direct ‘Voice of the Fans’ event.

Local Champion, Local Issues

Local MP Jason finished off a great day with a Conservative campaign rally in Crosland Moor with 180 local supporters and members of the Conservative Muslim Forum and Huddersfield Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Itrat Ali.

Local Champion, Local Issues

Local Champion, Local Issues

On Sunday Jason was back out in Lindley meeting local people and hearing their anger at our Labour run Council’s plans to railroad through huge developments in Grimescar and Lindley Moor. In the evening Jason met staff and residents at the Norman Hudson Care Home in Lockwood.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 24, 2014

Making Beechwood Blossom

Jason was delighted to open the garden at Beechwood, a Leonard Cheshire Home in Edgerton. The project aims to create an accessible, vibrant and wildlife friendly garden for the 26 residents of Beechwood.

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More Information about the project can be found at www.makingbeechwoodblossom.uk/

To donate to the team please go to https://www.justgiving.com/Making-Beechwood-Blossom/

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 24, 2014

WEAR IT PINK FOR BREAST CANCER

Jason, who’s President of the Royal Air Forces Association, joined branch Vice -Chairman Tony Bailey by “wearing it pink” to show their support in the fight against Breast Cancer.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 23, 2014

Lidl opens in Holmfirth

Jason joined local Councillors Ken Sims and Donald Firth along with community organiser Margaret Dale to officially open the new Lidl store in Holmfirth. Queues were already forming for the 8am opening of the store which has created 25 jobs for local people.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 22, 2014

Fair Fuel Campaign

Jason joined Howard Cox, founder of the Fair Fuel UK campaign, to launch the “Manifesto for Growth” which aims to cut fuel duty and stimulate the economy.

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Jason has taken over as Chairman for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Fuel and is delighted that this government has already frozen Fuel Duty. Without this action and under the plans of the previous Labour government petrol would currently be £1.60 per litre. Jason is committed to continued support for the hardworking families in the Colne Valley, Holme Valley and Lindley.

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For more information on the campaign please click here.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 22, 2014

Vanilla Bean, Slaithwaite

Jason was delighted to cut the ribbon and officially open the extension to Vanilla Bean Café in Slaithwaite. Owners Janice and Eric Joyce plan to open on an evening from November.

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