We’re looking back on some local greats this Yorkshire Day

This Yorkshire Day ( 1st August) we’re celebrating just some of the famous and infamous people from the towns and villages of Kirklees. Harold Wagstaff, 1891-1939 Born in Holmfirth in 1891, Harold made his debut for Huddersfield in 1096, aged 15. He remains the game’s second youngest player and its youngest ever International, playing the first of 21 International matches in

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Local COVID-19 test results data shows 29 per cent drop in positive cases in Kirklees – but the fight isn’t over yet

The local data shows that our rates of COVID-19 infection have dropped by 29 per cent in Kirklees over the last seven days – but the fight isn’t over yet. Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Strategic Director for Public Health at Kirklees Council said: “Thanks to the efforts of everyone in Kirklees, the local data shows that our rates of COVID-19 infection have

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Council Leader responds to new restrictions for Kirklees

Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, says he is seeking urgent answers from Government following last night’s announcement but urges local people to stay safe and follow the new guidance. Late last night, the government announced new restrictions for 4 million people in the North of England, including everyone in Kirklees. Read more on what they mean for Kirklees.

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