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.
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.
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.
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.
For more information on National Citizen Service please click here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jason continued his volunteer week at the Cafe 100 youth club in Holmfirth. The activities on the night included pool, a quiz and baking brownies.
The Cafe, located next to the Parish Church in the centre of Holmfirth, is open Monday & Thursday, 6.30PM-8.30PM and Saturday 12PM-3PM.
Jason has started his annual volunteer week for the 4th consecutive year. The week gives Jason the opportunity to give something back to the local community as well as saying a big thank you to all the volunteers and fundraisers that give up so much of their time to help others.
This afternoon Jason joined Malcolm Ellis from AHR Global for part of his 650 mile bike ride from Glasgow to London. Jason met up with Malcolm for the ascent up Holme Moss with the ride raising money for Cancer Research UK.
If you would like to support Malcolm you can do so by visiting his Just Giving page or by text using the details below:
Today our Country is commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. At 10PM this evening Jason will join the whole of the UK in lighting a candle to mark the occasion.
Yesterday Jason was in Farnley Tyas for the unveiling of a new memorial to the young men from the village who died in service between 1914 and 1918.