Author Archives: EliseKirklees

Streetbikes donate 22 bikes to NHS staff

Streetbikes are a local charity that supports a positive change to health and wellbeing through cycling. Usually, Streetbikes run mixed ability cycling sessions for all at Spenborough track twice a week. They also recycle bikes that are given to them for people in need and provide community rides and maintenance courses across the district. During the coronavirus pandemic, Streetbikes, with

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We are launching a new coronavirus grant scheme for small businesses

In early June we will launch a new Government grant fund to help more small businesses in Kirklees that have been impacted by Covid-19 but do not qualify for financial support under the existing Government schemes. How much will be available for businesses? Subject to Cabinet approval, the Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund in Kirklees will provide grants of up

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We’ve teamed up with local partners to help some of our most vulnerable children & young people celebrate Eid.

Children in care and care leavers will receive special food-based gift packs to mark the end of Ramadan. How are we doing this?  We always treat children in care and care leavers on special occasions, such as Christmas, Eid and Hanukkah, but the Covid-19 restrictions have led to a different approach. Instead of inviting the young people out for a

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