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Cardboard recycling returns to the Household Waste centres

Recycling Centre road sign

Cardboard recycling is returning to the Household Waste and Recycling Centres, just in time for Christmas. Paper and card containers were temporarily removed from Household Waste and Recycling Centres across Kirklees earlier this year, to help reduce queueing and aid social distancing. Now, as many residents prepare for the festive season, the council have worked closely with SUEZ and their

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Kirklees Concert Season Online Christmas Concert

a brass band playing

Get in the Christmas spirit with the University of Huddersfield Brass Ensembles this December. The Kirklees Concert Season has looked a little different this year, and the Christmas concert is no exception. The University of Huddersfield Brass Band normally performs at both the Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Hall Lunchtime concert series. Sadly, this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, these concerts

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Christmas Treecycling

image of miniature figure people cutting up a christmas spruce tree

Recycle your real Christmas tree and make a real difference to local charities through our ‘treecycling’ programme! This year we are working with Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice and The Kirkwood to give your real Christmas tree a new lease of life once it’s time to shine is over. Not only will it save you a trip to the tip,

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Major Milestone for Dewsbury Blueprint

Dewsbury Blueprint

Kirklees Council has appointed design consultants BDP to work on Dewsbury Market and The Arcade, two of the Dewsbury Blueprint’s most significant projects and part of the large investment in the town. Experts in the architectural sector, BPD bring with them a whole host of experience of working on markets and listed buildings. Two teams will work alongside the council

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Kirklees’ favourite organist Gordon Stewart bows out

Gordon Stewart in front of the town hall organ at Christmas

Borough Organist Dr Gordon Stewart is retiring, after providing a programme of world-class music for Huddersfield audiences for the last 30 years. World-renowned performer and teacher, Gordon has been a regular conductor on BBC’s Songs of Praise as well as a musical director for countless broadcasts on BBC Radio. His former students have held positions at St Paul’s Cathedral London,

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