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Keep Kirklees Tidy

As part of our support for Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean fortnight, The Great Huddersfield Cleanup, and World Environment Day, we are encouraging everyone to get involved by helping pick up litter whilst out on a walk or enjoying their local green space.

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The Power of Protest – tracing black abolitionist history in Kirklees

Text reads: The power of protest. 20th May 2021

The movement to end the transatlantic slave trade is well documented however, what local residents may not know is that during the nineteenth century black abolitionists also campaigned in what is now known as Kirklees. A partnership approach A collaboration between the West Yorkshire Archive Service; Kirklees Libraries and Kirklees Council’s BAME Network and Community Cohesion Team has produced a

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