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Update on Kirklees Leisure Centres

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New plans for Leisure Centres Batley Sports and Tennis Centre and Colne Valley Leisure Centre will remain open under plans to be considered at our Cabinet meeting next week (12 December 2023). The recommendations follow a huge response from residents to a public consultation on the future of leisure centres across Kirklees. Over 17,800 people responded to the consultation which

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Council funding explained

We receive a lot of comments online, asking us to spend money elsewhere or where does council tax go.

So, to try and help provide some clarity we have pulled together information about how the council is funded and how it works. Kirklees Council, like all UK local authorities, is funded from a combination of different sources.

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Kirklees introduces trial for School Streets

School Streets are a pioneering approach to promoting active travel to school. By closing roads to traffic at the start and end of the school day they tackle both road safety and air quality outside schools. This helps to reduce congestion at the school gates, making it easier and safer to walk or cycle to school, creating a more pleasant environment for everyone.

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