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

Syngenta Huddersfield

Jason visited Syngenta in Huddersfield. The site which produces agro chemicals employs 350 local people directly and supports over 800 jobs in the area.

Alistair Conn and Jason McCartney MP Outside Gramoxone Plant

Jason toured the site meeting the management team, staff and some of the new apprentices. The site exports products of over $1bn in value every year. Syngenta Huddersfield are recruiting 30 new staff and apprentices this year.

Syngenta Huddersfield

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

Jason’s Jobs Fair Update

Jason was delighted to meet with Huddersfield Town’s newest employees after the game against Charlton last Saturday. All of the group attended Jason’s Jobs Fair in June and as a result have signed for the club as match day staff.

Jason’s Jobs Fair Update

(Jason is picture with, from left to right, Josh Edwards, Bethany Wallace, Joe Spence, Luke Gold and Thomas Moss)

Jason’s Jobs Fair was a great success with local people gaining full time and part time employment as well as apprenticeships.

Jason is already planning his next Jobs Fair with details to be revealed very soon.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 26, 2014

A Busy Summer at Home

Parliament is currently in recess and so Jason is at home in Honley and working hard across the Holme Valley, Colne Valley and Lindley.

Last week Jason joined local campaigner Stephen Baggott and Jane Greenwood for a site visit at Cliff Wood in Brockholes to discuss rights of way. Jason and Stephen then visited the Carlile Institute in Meltham to see how work is progressing for the new Post Office which will be opening there on September 9th.

A Busy Summer at Home

Jason and Stephen then visited the Carlile Institute in Meltham to see how work is progressing for the new Post Office which will be opening there on September 9th.

A Busy Summer at Home

Later in the week Jason held a busy advice surgery at his constituency office and opened the eco-friendly Eclips Hair Rooms.

A Busy Summer at Home

Jason also ran the Honley 10K for local charity Ruddi’s Retreat and supported the Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Wooldale Community Centre summer fete.

A Busy Summer at Home

A Busy Summer at Home

 

 

 

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 10, 2014

Volunteer Week 2014 – Marsden Litter Pick

Jason ended his 4th annual week of volunteering with a community litter pick in and around Marsden Park. Jason was joined by local Cllr Donna Bellamy, local residents and members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 10, 2014

Volunteering Week 2014 – HRI

Jason spent an afternoon and evening volunteering at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. He served meals on Ward 17 where he chatted to patients and staff. 

Volunteering HRi Aug 2014

After a session at the Intensive Care Unit and A&E Jason met the volunteers at Huddersfield Hospital Radio where he took part in a broadcast.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 8, 2014

Volunteer Week 2014 – National Citizen Service

As part of his annual volunteer week Jason joined National Citizen Service Summer Programme students to help out at their tea party at Astley Grange Nursing & Care Home. The students pictured with Jason studied at Moor End Academy.

Volunteer Week NCS

For more information on National Citizen Service please click here.

Volunteer Week NCS

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 7, 2014

Volunteer Week 2014 – Experience Community

Jason’s joined Craig Grimes, Director of Experience Community as part of his annual volunteer week. The group travelled the canal path from Standedge Tunnel to Linthwaite, assessing the accessibility of the path for wheelchair users.

Volunteer Week 2014 - Experience Community

Experience Community is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that provides films and information about walks and other leisure activities for disabled people and the wider community.

Volunteer Week 2014 - Experience Community

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 6, 2014

Volunteer Week 2014 – Colne Valley Tree Society

Continuing his annual volunteer week Jason joined Guy and Peter from the Colne Valley Tree Society. The team set to work on pruning 8, 9 and 10 year old Oak Trees at Marsden Golf Club. For more information on the Society please visit this link.

Volunteer Week Colne Valley Tree Society

Volunteer Week Colne Valley Tree Society

Posted by: Jason's Staff | August 5, 2014

Volunteer Week 2014 – Marsden Moor National Trust

As part of his annual volunteer week Jason joined volunteers from the Marsden Moor National Trust to help spread heather brash which helps reduce erosion on the peat moorlands.

Volunteer Week 2014 – Marsden Moor National Trust

Jason also discussed the “Moors For The Future” project which is being run across the Peak District. The project is dedicated to preserving 8000 years of our moorland heritage and more information can be found here.

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