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Morley and Outwood Jobs Fair attracts hundreds

A jobs fair, organised by Conservative candidate Andrea Jenkyns, attracted over 300 job seekers to Morley Town Hall. The Morley and Outwood Jobs and Skills Fair was organised by local Conservative parliamentary candidate Andrea Jenkyns to promote jobs and apprenticeships in the constituency. At the event, sponsored by Associated Waste Management and Corecom Consulting, over 300 visitors met representatives of 30 organisations, who were advertising jobs, apprenticeships and opportunities.  

Morley & Outwood Jobs & Skills Fair 14th October

Job and Skills Fair for Morley & Outwood• SKY & Yorkshire Water will be exhibiting.
• The event will be opened by Sir Rodney WalkerSome of Morley and Outwood's best-known firms will be looking for local talent at a special jobs and skills fair tomnorrow.

Morley & Outwood Jobs & Skills Fair

This is a significant opportunity to bring together businesses in the area and those looking for work or skills to support the local economy and further bring down unemployment, especially amongst young people at a time when many school and college leavers will be looking for opportunities.

Coronation Street, the Vikings and Morley Heritage

The Viking education event on Saturday discussed the town’s dark age history along with a re-enactment group Ornsheim Vikings.  This was also party of the Morley Heritage Weekend exhibition which I visited in Morley Town hall which held an exhibition of old photos dating back to the 1960s

MRSA stole my beloved father from me

When Andrea Jenkyns’ dad died after contracting MRSA in hospital she decided more must be done to control the potentially-fatal bug. Clifford Jenkyns, 73, of Upton, had been admitted to Pinderfields Hospital for surgery when he caught MRSA in July 2011.

My Graduation

"I've graduated today at the age of 40, if I can do it anyone can, it's never too late". She went on to say "There are lots of great opportunities for young people today, whether they want to go into higher education or start work straight way, for example over 3000 people have started apprenticeships in Morley and Outwood since 2010". 

My Column in the Wakefield Express

On Monday it was the anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War. I believe it is right that we mark the centenary to honour those who served, to remember those who died, and to ensure that the lessons learnt live with us forever. I like many others lit a candle; paused and reflected on the extraordinary sacrifice of a generation.

Morley WW1 Centenary Celebrations

It was an honour to sing today at the Yorkshire Day and WW1 Remembrance celebrations in Morley. I wore clothing inspired by the era and say a collection of patriotic songs including Jerusalem.  It was an amazing day and well done to all involved in organising the event.

My Article in the Yorkshire Post

A THREAT has emerged that is bigger than climate change and terrorism, and the danger is imminent if we do not act now. Anti-bacterial resistance is a global problem that requires leaders of all countries to put the issue firmly on their agenda.