Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 24, 2015

Honley 10k

Jason joined dozens of other local runners for the annual Honley 10k trail run. Congratulations to Tom Kaye who came home first, all the runners who took part and to Rob and his team for organising another successful event.

Honley 10k finish 2 (2)

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 14, 2015

Cummins Turbo Technologies

Jason visited Cummins Turbo Technologies in Huddersfield. He met with some of the 1000 staff on the St. Andrew’s Road site and received a tour. The highly successful company make turbochargers for heavy-duty engines.

Cummins

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 10, 2015

Communities Doing It For Themselves

Jason spent a fantastic morning at the “Communities Doing It For Themselves” event in Netherton.

Communities Doing It For Themselves Netherton

He was shown around by Cora at the event which had stallholders and speakers promoting independent community action and activity days.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 8, 2015

Battle of Britain

Former RAF Officer Jason joined hundreds to watch a Spitfire fly over Slaithwaite to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Battle of Britain Slaithwaite

The day was organised by the Glenbrae knitware firm at Spa Mill, who created special scarves and sweaters, proceeds of which will go towards the RAF Benevolent Fund.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 7, 2015

Volunteer Week 2015 – Friends of Beaumont Park

Jason was with the Friends of Beaumont Park as part of his volunteer week. He walked with the Health Walkers groups, litter picked and finished with a cup of tea in the visitor’s centre.

Volunteer Week Beaumont Park

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 7, 2015

Volunteer Week 2015 – Huddersfield Canal Society

Jason’s volunteer week continued with the Huddersfield Canal Society.

Volunteer Week Canal Society 3

The volunteers were out in West Slaithwaite, painting lock gate 28E.

Volunteer Week Canal Society

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 6, 2015

Volunteer Week 2015 – Community Action Day

Jason continued his volunteer week with a community action day in Oakes. He was joined by Cllrs Gemma Wilson and Mark Hemingway, as well as local residents, to tidy Oakes Rec.

Volunteer Week Lindley Litter Pick 3

The group tided, picked litter and strimmed the grass.

Volunteer Week Lindley Litter Pick 2

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 5, 2015

Volunteer Week 2015 – Cuckoo’s Nest

Jason continued his volunteer week at the Cuckoo’s Nest in Marsden. The charity was formed in 2001 and raises money by the sale of donated goods. The proceeds then go to local groups in Marsden as well as those further afield so long as their work benefits the people of Marsden. Over £300,000 has been raised since formation.

Volunteer Week Cuckoo's Nest

Volunteer Week Cuckoo's Nest 3

Posted by: Jason McCartney | August 4, 2015

Volunteer Week 2015 – Crossing the Pennines

Jason continued his volunteer week with 20 volunteers helping the Crossing the Pennines team to clear the Hare Path footpath in Colne Valley. The volunteers came from various groups including the local ramblers group and the the Milestone Society.

Volunteer Week Crossing the Pennines

The path statue was commissioned by the Milestone Society and sculpted by Melanie Wilks from Dewsbury.

Volunteer Week Crossing the Pennines 5

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