Category Archives: Local economy

Shop local this Christmas – free parking in Kirklees

Group of friends sitting outdoors with shopping bags

The online sales might be tempting but shopping local supports our economy and keeps your friends and neighbours in work too. To encourage you into our towns and villages this Christmas, we’re offering some free parking in Kirklees Council car parks and on streets. Free Christmas parking dates in Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Holmfirth in December 2018: Huddersfield Saturday 8, 15 and

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Have your say about changes to Huddersfield’s Leeds Road

Leeds Road Huddersfield

We’re proposing some changes to Leeds Road, including the road layout outside the Great Northern Street retail park in Huddersfield. Together with our partners West Yorkshire Combined Authority we are now are inviting the public to have their say on the latest plans. These transport improvements aim to address congestion, delays and drive economic growth across Kirklees and beyond. They

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Recruitment for teacher training in Kirklees and Calderdale now open for Sept 2019

John Hill, trainee teacher from Kirklees and Calderdale SCITT

Kirklees and Calderdale School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is now recruiting for its September 2019 training programme and will be holding two special events in the coming weeks. Kirklees and Calderdale SCITT is a highly respected provider of initial teacher training and has many years’ experience in offering placements. The advantage of training through a SCITT is that, instead

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