It’s polling day on Thursday! Voters across Kirklees will be going to the polls to elect their local councillors as well as choosing their first Mayor for West Yorkshire. The COVID-19 pandemic means that this year’s elections are a bit different. There are a few things to remember so that everyone gets the chance to make their vote count.Read more
These are unprecedented times. As a Council, we know that the ongoing COVID impact also creates significant financial challenges for setting budgets for next year. We are a Council that continues to manage its budgets carefully, and because of this there are a number of planned measures we intend to implement locally that will give us some financial stability and resilienceRead more
Rates of COVID-19 infections have continued to rise in Kirklees according to data published by Public Health England.
The local data shows that the rate of COVID-19 infection in Kirklees has increased by 20.2% over the past week. In the last seven days where data is available, 89.3 per 100,000 people in Kirklees tested positive for COVID-19, compared to last week when it was 74.3 per 100,000. The increase mirrors trends across Yorkshire and England over recent weeks.Read more