Cabinet members asked to approve major investment in Kirklees schools

We are ready to spend over £4.5million on high-quality new facilities for local schools. What’s happening? Cabinet members are being asked to approve the investment, which would ensure all Kirklees families can access a school place and would benefit thousands of children for many years to come. Several secondary schools have welcomed extra pupils over recent years, accommodating short-term rises

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Kirklees residents are being urged to support two local hospices and going greener by getting involved with a “treecycling” campaign this year

Staff member holding two trees

Our street cleansing teams will be volunteering their time in support of The Kirkwood Hospice and Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice by helping them to collect and recycle Christmas trees from local residents. A real Christmas tree is something special in the house but disposing of it afterwards can be a bit of a pain. We have teamed up with

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The infection rate and hospital admissions have reduced, the death rate has increased in Kirklees

Kirklees COVID-19 data update

Over the past week, Kirklees’ Covid-19 infection rate for all residents is down by 14 per cent. The rate of new infections in Kirklees is still below the national average but remains high. Over the same period, there were 7 Covid-19 related deaths in local hospitals, which is higher than the previous week. The number of people admitted to hospital

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