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Kirklees Council reveals second “Budget of Recovery”

Senior councillors have unveiled their second ‘Budget for Recovery’ as Kirklees Council finalises its financial planning for the next twelve months. The Cabinet’s budget proposals include a £4 million injection into frontline environmental services, nearly £3 million extra financial support for residents hit by increases in their cost-of-living and funding to accelerate regeneration in towns across Kirklees. The council’s ruling

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January 19 Full Council cancelled

The Full Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 19 January 2022 has been cancelled following consultation will all political group leaders. Jacqui Gedman, Chief Executive of Kirklees Council, said: “Rates of Covid-19 infection are currently very high in Kirklees and across the country. “We therefore need to take decisions to mitigate risks, including for elected members. In consultation with all political

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Book your booster and Enjoy Winter Safely

Enjoy Winter Safely

Kirklees Council’s Director of Public Health is appealing to residents to book their boosters before Christmas as the Omicron variant spreads across the country. With a difficult few weeks ahead, the borough’s public health lead is urging adults in the borough not to leave booking their booster until the new year and to get protected as soon as they can.

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Plans to breathe new life into iconic Red House building

Red House Museum

Kirklees Council has submitted plans to bring the historic Red House in Gomersal back into use as holiday accommodation which celebrates the building’s Bronte links. The Grade II-listed Red House building, originally built in 1660, opened as a museum in 1970 due to its association with Charlotte Bronte and the Taylor family. The property is mentioned in Charlotte Bronte’s novel

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Remembrance 2021 – a message from the Council Leader 


Kirklees Council Leader Councillor Shabir Pandor is encouraging everyone across the borough to pay their respects to our heroes this Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday and to support the Poppy Appeal. Kirklees Council Leader Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, said: “Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day are two of the most significant days in our diary every year. “Last

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Correcting inaccuracies in materials published about Holme Valley Neighbourhood Plan referendum

A notice to correct inaccuracies in material published in relation to the role of Kirklees Council and the statutory process of delivering the Holme Valley Neighbourhood Plan Referendum In accordance with Regulation 5 (3) (b) of the Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012 this Notice is published to correct inaccurate information in material published in connection with the Holme Valley Neighbourhood

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