Category Archives: Local economy

Funding bid for revitalised Huddersfield market

We have submitted a funding bid to create a new and improved Huddersfield town centre market, with a bigger mix of sellers as well as a food a drink offer. Taking another big step towards delivering our £250million Huddersfield Blueprint plans, we have submitted a bid to the Future High Street Fund to bring both town centre markets together. How

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Business Resilience Survey launched to understand the impact of Covid-19 in Kirklees

Businesses across Kirklees are being asked to complete a business resilience survey to identify the support they need to recover and build resilience beyond the Covid-19 crisis. The results will help our business team, and other regional business support organisations, understand the impact of Covid-19 across the District and provide support where it is needed the most. Cllr Shabir Pandor,

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Almost £60million paid out to Kirklees businesses

We’ve paid out almost £60million in grants to local businesses but Leader Shabir Pandor has pledged the work to help is far from over. As of 22 April we had made payments to 5,168 Kirklees businesses – totalling £57.32million for the government’s Business Grants scheme. This figure is growing by the day. However, Councillor Pandor is urging eligible businesses who

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