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Green Flags for Kirklees Parks

Six of our parks have won a Green Flag Award at a ceremony at Dewsbury Town Hall this week. Who won the award? Greenhead Park, Oakwell Hall, Wilton Park, Crow Nest Park, Beaumont Park and Castle Hill all received the internationally recognised award. The award demonstrates excellent teamwork; with local authorities and community groups working together to make parks and

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New Victim Support Hubs open in Dewsbury and Batley

We are working in partnership with Victim Support to develop specialist hubs dedicated to supporting victims and witnesses of crime in Dewsbury and Batley. The new hubs will join Brian Jackson Centre in Huddersfield in providing a valuable resource for victims through regular drop-ins and pre-arranged appointments. Key priorities The hubs are funded by the Police Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire. Supporting

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Boothroyd Primary Academy wins regional Bling a Bike competition.

Schools across the region took part in the School’s Yorkshire Tour baton relay last month to celebrate National Bike Week. The relay culminated in a celebration event at Leeds Town Hall on 03 July where the ‘bling a bike’ competition winners were announced by Sir Gary Verity who presented them with the Golden Baton. The competition involved decorating a bike in

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