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£124,000 Boost to Heritage Across Kirklees

Oak Apple Day

Our museums and galleries will benefit from just over £124,000 of Arts Council England funding from the Culture Recovery Fund Grants programme, ensuring that the district’s much-loved heritage assets can continue to benefit local people and visitors. This funding creates capacity for Covid safe reopening of Oakwell Hall, Bagshaw Museum and Tolson Museum in line with the government’s roadmap, as

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Kirklees Council’s buildings and street lights will be powered by green energy from April 2021.

offshore windfarm

We declared a climate emergency in 2019 and have now arranged for our energy supplier to switch our corporate electricity supply to a green electricity tariff for the remaining 2 years of the current contract, which will last until April 2023. ‘Green electricity’ means that our electricity supplies will be generated from entirely renewable sources. The impact of using green

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Councillor changes

Kirklees Council logo

Three Kirklees councillors have today resigned from the Labour group. All three remain Kirklees councillors and have indicated their intention to sit as independent members. They are Cllr Rob Walker, Cllr Lesley Warner and Cllr Richard Murgatroyd. There are currently 68 councillors elected to Kirklees Council (one seat is vacant). The new political composition of the council is: Labour and

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