Category Archives: Local economy

Huddersfield to become one of the most digitally connected towns on the planet

This January, CityFibre began work in Huddersfield town centre to extend its existing full fibre network to almost every home and business locally, enabling residents and businesses to enjoy unlimited bandwidth and internet speeds of up to 1000Mbps. What is our connectivity like now? Having enjoyed Gigabit City status since 2014, Huddersfield already boasts a 52km next-generation full fibre infrastructure

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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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