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West Yorkshire Mayor Gives Support to Huddersfield Blueprint Plans

Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, has today visited Huddersfield and given her seal of approval to Kirklees Council’s ambitious £250million Blueprint plans to transform the town centre. On a walkaround with Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, and Jacqui Gedman, Chief Executive of Kirklees Council, council officers shared with Mayor Brabin plans for the regeneration of the town

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Kirklees councillors debate Transpennine rail upgrade

At its formal Council Meeting tonight (14 July 2021), Kirklees councillors debated their response to Network Rail’s transformative Transpennine Route Upgrade. The multi-billion pound programme will improve rail connectivity between Kirklees and the rest of the North of England. The plan, which is welcomed by Kirklees Council, would see extensive works being carried out on an eight-mile section of the

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Government scales back additional support in Kirklees as Covid-19 rates stabilise

Covid 19 data update

Kirklees’ Covid-19 infection rate has remained at a similar level over the last week and is now close to the national and regional average. It still remains high, so we’re urging everyone eligible to get their vaccine. The Government has today announced that, following efforts led by the Council, partners and local residents – including surge testing – the rate at

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