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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • New Boroughbridge bus link set to boost town’s economy

    New Boroughbridge bus link set to boost town’s economy

    October 26, 2015

    A new bus service linking Boroughbridge with Knaresborough and Harrogate will start next Monday, running every hour Monday to Saturday. The 1A, run by Transdev Harrogate, will serve stops at Kirby Hill, St James Square, Aldborough, Minskip and the town’s Morrisons store before running non-stop along the A1(M) and A59 and serving St James Retail […]

  • A new era for Carers Resource

    A new era for Carers Resource

    October 23, 2015

    Local MP Andrew Jones joined staff and volunteers at the Carers Resource in Harrogate to thank outgoing Director Anne Smyth OBE for her service to the organisation and the community.  Mr Jones also welcomed new Director Chris Wilding. During the meeting Mr Jones learnt about issues surrounding young carers and what the organisation does to support them. […]

  • Forest School celebrates ‘outstanding’ accolade

    Forest School celebrates ‘outstanding’ accolade

    October 21, 2015

    Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones joined teachers, parents and students at the Forest School last week to celebrate a glowing OFSTED report for the school.  The school achieved an ‘outstanding’ award from the OFSTED inspectors. Andrew commented:  “It was a real pleasure to be back at the Forest School.  I am a fairly regular visitor and […]

  • A national role with a local emphasis

    A national role with a local emphasis

    October 13, 2015

    One sector of Government in which I have always taken an interest is transport. In the last Parliament, I chaired the Northern Electrification Taskforce which placed the Leeds – Harrogate – York line in the top priority group for the next phase of northern electrification. I was the Vice Chairman of the Rail in the […]

  • Homeless service celebrates sixth birthday

    Homeless service celebrates sixth birthday

    October 11, 2015

    A daily Harrogate drop-in service providing a warm meal, showers, laundry services, advice and companionship for homeless and those on lower incomes is celebrating its sixth birthday this week. Springboard is run by the Harrogate Homeless Project (HHP).  It operates from the former vicarage behind the Wesley Chapel and is open from 10am to 2pm […]