Business leaders praise improvements to major road junction.

Business leaders have praised a multi-million pound upgrade to one of North Yorkshire’s busiest junctions to help tackle traffic tailbacks and attract new enterprise to the county. The upgrade to Junction 47 on the A1(M) is already having huge benefits for commuters, residents and holiday-makers amid the summer tourism season around two months after theContinue reading “Business leaders praise improvements to major road junction.”

MP Jones and Education Secretary visit New Park Primary Academy

Andrew Jones MP and Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP, visited New Park Primary Academy on Thursday (30 June). Mr Zahawi was in Harrogate for the Local Government Association conference at the Harrogate Convention Centre. Following his contribution to the conference Mr Zahawi and Mr Jones visited the school toContinue reading “MP Jones and Education Secretary visit New Park Primary Academy”

Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe publishes strategy to address violence against women and girls

A new, overarching strategy to address violence against women and girls across North Yorkshire and York is being published today by Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe. North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner promised to prioritise this issue and, when she was elected last November, launched a complete review of how acts of violence or abuse thatContinue reading “Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe publishes strategy to address violence against women and girls”

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.”