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Kirklees Council’s markets to stay open for essential goods only

The council’s markets in Huddersfield, Dewsbury, and Cleckheaton will be open on their regular markets days to provide local people with access to much needed essential supplies, specifically fresh food products such as fruit & veg, meat, fish, bread and dairy products. Some markets will also have stallholders who sell pet supplies. In line with government guidance and to help stop

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Kirklees Council to defer rent for all commercial tenants

As part of its response to support local businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, Kirklees Council has today announced that it will defer rents for all commercial tenants for a period of three months. With 870 properties in its commercial portfolio, including managed workspace for new and small businesses, the Council is providing this support for all commercial tenants, alongside the

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Cabinet consulted on West Yorkshire devolution deal

Kirklees Council’s Cabinet were consulted on West Yorkshire’s £1.8billion devolution deal over conference call today. Cabinet members today (24 March 2020) held an informal meeting over conference call to be consulted on the deal – following government guidance on staying at home and socially distancing. Why was this done? It was due to be heard at a Cabinet meeting today,

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