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Get involved in the Big Rainbow Knit

Woven is a celebration of innovation in textiles across Kirklees and in June 2021 they are planning the big rainbow knit. Woven are planning something exciting and need you! At Huddersfield train station they are planning on yarn bombing the six grand pillars at the front of the station building. Then heading out to other train stations in Kirklees to

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Duke of Edinburgh Award

Young people from Kirklees have clocked up almost 20,000 hours of volunteering time thanks to their involvement in a national programme. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for 2019/20 saw participants from across our district make a huge difference in their local community. Over 1,400 young people enrolled on the programme through schools, colleges and other organisations, getting involved in a

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Setting-up a Kirklees Climate Commission

Climate Emergency

Kirklees Council is progressing its plans to set-up a Climate Commission to address green issues and help the borough reach its ambition of ‘net zero’ carbon emissions by 2038. The council has secured the help and support of Professor Andy Gouldson (Professor of Environmental Policy at the University of Leeds and Co-Chair of the Leeds Climate Commission) to develop and

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