Posted by: Jason's Staff | June 29, 2015

A Big Community Weekend

Jason spent a fantastic weekend at home in the constituency. After a busy advice surgery he visited some of the wonderful community events that were taking place.

Pictured below Jason spent the afternoon at:

Big Screen Weekend in St. George’s Square

Huddersfield Big Screen

Scapegoat Hill School Summer Fair

Scapegoat Hill Fair

Lindley Carnival

Lindley Carnival

Honley School Summerfest

Honley Summerfest

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 26, 2015

Another Busy Day in the Constituency

Jason had another busy but enjoyable day at home in West Yorkshire.

First up was a visit to Pacific Lifestyle who are based in Milnsbridge. The successful company import and design home accessories and employ over 60 local people.

Pacific Lifestyle

Jason then caught up with the Greenstreams project at the John Smith’s Stadium. Jason has volunteered with Greenstreams, who aim to promote and develop the River Colne and surrounding areas as a recreational, cultural and environmental resource for the whole community.


Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 26, 2015

New College Creative Media Awards

Jason enjoyed a fantastic night at Huddersfield New College for their Creative Media Awards.

New College Awards

The work presented was the most outstanding coursework produced by AS and A2 Media, Film and BTEC students. Jason presented the award for BTEC Games Development: Best Practitioner Year 2, which was won by Asif Malik, pictured below.

New College Awards 2

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 23, 2015

Stone Theft

Jason led a debate on Stone Theft in the House of Commons.

This issue has been plaguing our community for years and Jason was able to secure a debate and full response from the Police Minister Mike Penning.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 22, 2015

Midnight Memory Walk 2015

Jason was one of over 1,100 walkers who took part in this year’s Midnight Memory Walk to raise funds for Kirkwood Hospice.


It was the biggest ever Midnight Memory Walk which saw walkers tackle either a 6 or 10 mile route and pledge £96,000 for the Hospice.

MMW15 2

For more information on Kirkwood Hospice please click here.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 19, 2015

Salendine Nook High School Q&A

Jason visited Salendine Nook High School for a Q&A session with students from all year groups.

Salendine Nook High School

Jason fielded questions on a wide range of topics including the FIFA scandal, activities for young people and online security.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 16, 2015

Guide Dogs Walk of Fame

Jason is supporting the Guide Dogs’ charity campaign to stop cars parking on pavements.

Guide Dogs Reception 2015

Jason was given a star on the charity’s pavement parking Walk of Fame for supporting their efforts to help those with sight loss to feel confident and independent when they are out and about. Motorists should be considerate of pedestrians’ needs when parking.

For more information on the charity and the campaign please click here. 

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 15, 2015

Three Peaks for the Town Foundation

Jason joined 66 Huddersfield Town fans for the Three Peaks Challenge which raised funds for the Town Foundation.

Three Peaks 1

The grueling 25 mile walk helped raise thousands of pounds for the Foundation which was set up by Huddersfield Town Chairman, Dean Hoyle. The Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for young people across Huddersfield and the West Yorkshire area.

Three Peaks 2

For more information please click here.

Posted by: Jason McCartney | June 9, 2015

Carers Week

This week (8th-14th June) is Carers Week and Jason is to continue his pledge to speak up for carers in Parliament. To mark the start of the week Jason attended a parliamentary launched to show support for older carers.

Carers Week Group

Carers Week is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign. Its aim is to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for. For more information please visit this link.

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