Cole Porter said “Anything Goes”, about the 1930s. So why not ‘eavesdrop’ on high society ladies from the time at Bagshaw Museum, Batley, on Saturday 11 February 2017 – when the History Wardrobe presents ‘Tea Gowns and Tea Time’.Read more
A new video promoting volunteering in Kirklees Museums and Galleries has been made to encourage more people to benefit from the volunteering experience.Read more »
Two refuse workers and a dad-to-be have been hailed heroes for their brave actions in helping rescue two people from a flat fire in Carr Street, Birstall, last Tuesday (10/01/17).Read more »
On 17 January 2017, our Cabinet approved the release of funding that will provide new educational facilities in Dewsbury Town Centre. Cabinet decided to release funding of £2.9M to support aRead more »
Our Cabinet members have agreed new ways of supporting children, young people and families across the district. The changes will allow us to focus on the things that make the biggest difference in local communities and ensure the most vulnerable people receive the support they need. ‘Early Help’ services are designed to support local people as early as possible and toRead more
A four week project where Dads are asked to read with their children is taking Purlwell Infant and Nursery School by storm. The project is called FRED, which means, “Fathers Read Every Day”. FRED has Dads reading with their children for 10 minutes a day in the first two weeks, and then 20 minutes a day for the following twoRead more
Update 13 January 2016: Following planned maintenance on our network – including the website and our phones we can confirm that everything should be working now. If you come across something that isn’t then please let us know by emailing email@example.com. Thank you for your help and patience. If you are planning to use the council website or need toRead more
The Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative is celebrating the completion of its second renovation site in Dewsbury, 13-17 Corporation Street. Names from left to right: John Lambe – Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative Officer, Eric Gawronski – Café Sweet & Salted, Will Senior – Roebuck & Holmes Contractors, Joanna Dolecka – Café Sweet & Salted, Cllr Eric Firth – Dewsbury East, SidRead more
New courses for unpaid carers are set to take place this year, arranged by our Health Trainer Service.Read more
From secret societies to socialism the Pre-Raphaelites were an interesting group.
join a winter lecture at Bagshaw Museum.
Feeling the post Christmas slump? Research suggests that two of the best ways to banish the January blues are to try new things and to plan activities to look forward to.So why not start by checking out what’s on at Kirklees Town Halls this winter?Read more