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Update on May 2021 elections

ballot box

On Thursday 6 May 2021 all eligible residents in Kirklees will be invited to vote for their local councillor, as well as an elected Mayor of West Yorkshire, alongside the rest of the region. The Mayor will Chair the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and oversee West Yorkshire’s £1.8 billion Devolution Deal. Kirklees Council is working hard to ensure polling stations

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Infection rates need to come down faster

COVID-19 infection rates have dropped slightly over the last week but Kirklees’ numbers are not falling as quickly as many other parts of the country. There were 1,015 new positive COVID-19 cases in the borough over the last seven days which is a small drop of seven per cent on last week. You can view all the data on the online

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Supporting town centre businesses to follow lockdown restrictions

Council staff will be out across the whole of Kirklees this weekend ensuring local businesses are following national lockdown rules and helping to keep residents safe. Kirklees Council officers will be visiting all town centres across the borough on Saturday 30 January – Sunday 31 January, visiting the local businesses able to open during lockdown to ensure they have everything

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