Category Archives: Local economy

Council funding helps shoppers and staff feel safe in town centre

Six new town centre support officers are helping to improve the safety and cleanliness of Huddersfield Town Centre and boosting shopper confidence as Covid restrictions ease. Kirklees Council have funded the six-month trial posts with Huddersfield BID recruiting and managing the officers. Forming part of the Blueprint plans they will help to create a welcoming, safe and attractive town centre.

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Cash Boost Towards BID Levy Charge

In a further effort to support the local economic recovery, we will fund the Business Improvement District (BID) levy charge for some Huddersfield town centre businesses, for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 financial years. BID levy payers from independent businesses in retail, hospitality, leisure, and accommodation, that have been required to close since last November as part of Covid-19 restrictions, are

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