Statement following the passing of Her Majesty The Queen

The passing of Her Majesty The Queen is a moment of profound sadness. Her unmatched sense of duty and service was always carried out with such dignity and grace. She has been a rock of wisdom, stability and continuity in our world. In times of trouble her words helped us through; when she said inContinue reading “Statement following the passing of Her Majesty The Queen”

WATCH: MP Jones highlights local success of Access to Work programme.

During Prime Minister’s Questions today – answered by the Deputy Prime Minister due to the PM attending the NATO summit in Madrid – Andrew Jones MP highlighted the success of Disability Action Yorkshire’s efforts to support those with disabilities access work. Disability Action Yorkshire have promoted supported internships and use of the Government’s Access toContinue reading “WATCH: MP Jones highlights local success of Access to Work programme.”

New figures a welcome boost to Harrogate’s tourism industry

Newly released figures show the visitor economy of the Harrogate district is on the right path to recovery, painting a sunny picture for the local tourism industry as the summer holiday and staycation season gets underway. It follows the release of new STEAM* data, which measures the economic impact of visits to the district, andContinue reading “New figures a welcome boost to Harrogate’s tourism industry”

Fun, healthy activities and nutritious food for children this summer

Holiday clubs are taking place this summer which will provide children with nutritious food and a chance to take part in exciting and engaging activities to improve health and wellbeing. The FEAST programme is now in its second year and sees holiday activities including sports, outdoor activities and creative workshops taking place in each NorthContinue reading “Fun, healthy activities and nutritious food for children this summer”

Jones renews pledge to support carers

Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has renewed his pledged to support unpaid carers this Carers Week, taking place this week. Carers Week is an annual awareness week which recognises the vital contribution made by people caring unpaid for family members or friends who have a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who need extraContinue reading “Jones renews pledge to support carers”

Andrew Jones asks local residents to embrace War Graves Week

Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is calling on local residents to come together and discover the World War heritage on their doorstep by embracing War Graves Week, 21 May to 29 May – an initiative from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). War Graves Week will encourage local residents to learn about the storiesContinue reading “Andrew Jones asks local residents to embrace War Graves Week”