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Council and NHS join forces to support care sector in Kirklees

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We’re proposing to join forces with the NHS Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to support the independent care sector in Kirklees. What is being proposed for the care sector? Under new proposals going to cabinet next week, existing support for the care home market will be bolstered by an investment of £119,000. The funding will be used to support the

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Huddersfield Art Gallery is on the move.

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Huddersfield Art Gallery will temporarily relocate to the Piazza Shopping Centre, while significant building works on the current Huddersfield Library and Art Gallery building are carried out as part of our Cultural Heart. Work will soon commence on transforming the spacious shop unit formerly occupied by USC, into Huddersfield Art Gallery: Unit 7 Huddersfield’s newest and largest gallery space. The

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‘Our Kirklees Futures’ – helping children to reach their full potential

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Long-term ambitions for developing education have been unveiled by Kirklees Council and its partners. The plan – called ‘Our Kirklees Futures’ – aims to help children and young people of all ages reach their full potential. It was produced with the local education sector, other organisations who work with families and after listening to the voice of young people themselves.

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Smiley faces all round at the opening of Emojies in Dewsbury

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We’ve helped make one businessman’s ambitions become a reality in Dewsbury. Work on the Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) Regeneration programme is now complete. Emojies, formerly fondly known as Bailey’s Café, a heritage building in Market Place has been restored to its former glory and is now home to a modern, colourful burger restaurant. Emojies, completes the 8-year THI programme,

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