Competition opens to create community facilities from Pacers

Community groups in the North can now submit their plans and ideas on how an old Pacer carriage could be converted into a vibrant public asset, as the Department for Transport (DfT) officially launches its Pacer competition today at Bolton Station (11 July).

16 July, 2019

More trains, faster trains, better trains: MP welcomes Harrogate rail upgrade

Transport Minister and local MP Andrew Jones has welcomed news that Harrogate is to see more services – including express services – to and from Leeds starting this week.

16 May, 2019

Local MP wants your views on Harrogate’s retail scene

Harrogate’s MP is carrying out an inquiry in to retail in the town. Andrew Jones is asking residents to help by having their say on the town centre’s future through an online survey.

15 April, 2019

Local MP supports Excellence in Business Awards

Our area has outstanding businesses ensuring a healthy local economy and almost full employment. The Harrogate Advertiser Excellence in Business awards celebrates the achievements of those businesses, their owners and their teams.

12 April, 2019

View from Westminster

We have had a tumultuous few weeks in Parliament and the ‘B’ word never seems to be off people’s lips. This week though I’ve swapped the ‘B’ word for B&Bs.

21 March, 2019

Local MP backs Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for cocoa farmers

Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough met farmers from the Ivory Coast, Rwanda and the Dominican Republic at a reception in Parliament on Wednesday 27th February as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.

4 March, 2019

Helping our area’s rough sleepers

Recently I met the Chief Executive of the Harrogate Homeless Hostel. I have met Liz Hancock and her team many times and I wanted to meet her now given the higher visibility of rough sleepers locally.

25 February, 2019

MP slams Harrogate post office decision

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has expressed his deep disappointment at the decision to downgrade Harrogate’s Crown Post Office and move it to the first floor of WHSmith on Cambridge Street as a franchise.

18 February, 2019

MP publishes latest annual report

When he was elected in 2010 Andrew promised that every year he would produce a report telling constituents some of the things he had been doing in the past year, giving details of how he can be contacted and the kinds of issues him and his team can assist with.  The annual report also details[…]

31 January, 2019

MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.

18 January, 2019

UCI Stray consultation update

Local MP Andrew Jones has pledged to keep the public up-to-date with the outcome of a consultation into plans to relax the laws that protect the Stray for the period of the prestigious UCI Road World Championships in September where Harrogate is the finish hub. The event is a significant part of the international cycling[…]

16 January, 2019