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Chris Skidmore MP visits Kirklees Youth Council

Kirklees Youth Councillor’s recently had a high profile visit from London.   Chris Skidmore MP is the Minister for Constitution, he stopped by Shelley College as part of his #democracyworks tour. Shelley High School is home to the Kirklees Youth Council – Rural Group. Chris learnt how the youth council encourages young people to get involved with local democracy. He watched

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Kirklees Question Time Event

question time - budget

We are inviting you to a special question time style event on Wednesday 16 November 2016. Our main topic will be how we manage our  budget. Our budget is mostly made up of money from council tax, business rates and grants from central government The event will feature representatives of all the political groups in Kirklees. Representatives will be share their

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Early Help proposals – your top 5 questions answered

Early Help consultation

We’re currently asking people to tell us what they think about our plans for what we’re calling Early Help. It’s a new way of providing support to children, young people and families across the district. Naturally it’s a topic that’s got people talking, so here we’ve answered the top 5 questions you’ve been asking. If you’re not sure what Early

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What are your bright ideas for Kirklees?

Bright Ideas photo of launch

A new fund has launched to turn local people’s bright ideas for Kirklees into projects that will help our communities. Bright Ideas is the work of two local organisations – One Community, a local charity, and ‘I’m In’, a council-led initiative which encourages volunteering in Kirklees. The idea behind the fund is that members of the public come up with ideas

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