Jason McCartney

Jason McCartney

Jason McCartney is the Conversative MP for the Colne Valley. Mr McCartney, who was born in 1968, served in the RAF for nine years reaching the rank of flight lieutenant. He went on to work as a journalist before being elected in 2010. He is a Huddersfield Town fan.

Council approves plan for development in Grimescar Valley

Campaigners 'disgusted' as councillors approve plan for 190 homes in Grimescar Valley

Developers win backing to build in Huddersfield beauty spot after campaigners' pleas to save valley

Construction work resumes to re-develop Globe Mills in Slaithwaite by Hartley Property Group whose first stage was due to open in June

Councillors called on the company to now keep the public in the loop due to the delay in the project

Grimescar Valley campaigners ready for a week of protest

Planning committee to rule on controversial housing plans

The land on Sude Hill Terrace

Holme Valley Parish Council should be "ashamed" of itself for putting profit before community over housing plan, meeting hears

Affiliated Land Charity housing plan has divided community over plans for homes in New Mill

Leymoor Road, Golcar

20 house plan for busy Golcar's Leymoor Road gets go-ahead

The new development site, formerly a garage, will be accessed from an existing development known as the Picture House

Grimescar Valley plans for 190 new homes recommended for outline approval by Kirklees Council officers

But it will be up to Kirklees councillors to rule on the controversial plans when they meet next Thursday

Dewsbury Labour MP Paula Sherriff

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff rebels against own party to vote against government's £12bn welfare cuts plan

See how our local MPs voted on the £12bn welfare cuts here - and who followed the party line

Lamb Hall Road graveyard, Longwood, Huddersfield

It should be five war heroes' final resting place but a Longwood graveyard is being targeted by stone thieves

The former Longwood Methodist Church graveyard has five war graves still cared for by the War Graves Commission - but keeps falling prey to thieves

Sir Patrick Stewart with MP Rob Marris, and, right, during the debate.

Sir Patrick Stewart speaks in support of assisted dying at Westminster debate on right to die bill

The event was hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Choice at the End of Life

Old Tube trains will NOT be used on Huddersfield line between Manchester and Leeds, Government confirms

In February we told you how a businessman with family ties to Huddersfield was spearheading a bid to run refurbished Tube trains on rail lines across the North of England

MPs get 10% payrise: Find out what your local MP told us they'd do with it

An independent body confirmed this week that MPs’ pay will rise from £67,060 to £74,000, backdated to May 8 - so we asked MPs if they would keep the money

Huddersfield campaigner returns to Kurdistan on mission against Islamic State

Alan Brooke aims to discover what support Kurds need in holding back ISIS

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Pictures: Sainsbury's Holmfirth opens with mayoral fanfare

Convenience store to create 25 new jobs

Colne Riverside Park Project: Businesses pledge cash for Greenstreams project

John Smith's Stadium managers pledge first donation for five-mile park from Milnsbridge to Cooper Bridge

What next as electrification of TransPennine line officially 'paused' by government?

Barry Sheerman is 'hopping mad' at decision & Jason McCartney will meet rail minister to talk about electrification

Police in Kirklees urge public to report stone thefts and suspicious activity

Warning comes as Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney raises issue in parliament

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