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Cabinet members asked to approve major investment in Kirklees schools

We are ready to spend over £4.5million on high-quality new facilities for local schools. What’s happening? Cabinet members are being asked to approve the investment, which would ensure all Kirklees families can access a school place and would benefit thousands of children for many years to come. Several secondary schools have welcomed extra pupils over recent years, accommodating short-term rises

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Kirklees residents are being urged to support two local hospices and going greener by getting involved with a “treecycling” campaign this year

Staff member holding two trees

Our street cleansing teams will be volunteering their time in support of The Kirkwood Hospice and Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice by helping them to collect and recycle Christmas trees from local residents. A real Christmas tree is something special in the house but disposing of it afterwards can be a bit of a pain. We have teamed up with

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Locality ‘Keep it Local’ Award celebrates our partnerships in local places

Kirklees win national award

Kirklees Council are the winners of a national award from Locality for our innovative community engagement and working alongside our partners. We’ve been awarded the ‘Keep it Local’ Award at the national Locality Awards 2021. The award, which the Democracy team are dedicating to our inspiring community organisations in local places across Kirklees, is in recognition of how the council

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