Category Archives: Local economy

Have your say on plans for major improvements to the A629

Traffic along the A629 in Huddersfield. Photo courtesy of Examiner

As plans for major changes to the A629 edge closer to reality, people are now being invited to view the plans in detail and have their say. Last month we confirmed that the next stage of funding had been approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, who are financing the improvements through their Transport Fund. How can I see what’s

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Announcing the Big Build for Kirklees

House building

This morning, Deputy Leader Cllr Shabir Pandor launched our ambitious plan to deliver 10,000 new homes by 2023, at MIPIM – the world’s leading international property and investment event in Cannes, France. The Big Build is a comprehensive programme of proactive activity to increase the rate of house building across Kirklees, by working with private landowners, major house builders, housing

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Regional careers campaign to inspire young people

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and West Yorkshire Combined Authority is inspiring young people in making decisions about future jobs through their latest high-profile careers campaign. The FutureGoals campaign aims to raise awareness of career opportunities in the City Regions key sectors and offers a wealth of useful support and resources. If you’re a teacher, parent or carer

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