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,Read more
A large number of our staff are putting their day jobs on hold and joining volunteers in communities across the borough to help people most in need. From today (Monday 23 March), some members of our staff are putting their day jobs on hold until further notice, to focus on supporting vulnerable residents to deal with the spread of coronavirus.Read more
We would like to reassure you that we are doing everything possible to continue providing our waste and recycling service. However, the situation is constantly changing and you may experience some disruption over the coming weeks and months. We will be updating the following information on a regular basis so please check back… Kerbside Bin Collections We are currently emptyingRead more
If you have already spoken to your school or childcare provider but still have concerns about access to either school places or childcare we are here to help. We have a dedicated team on-hand to support parents/guardians who either have vulnerable children or are classed as key workers. Get in touch Just fill out a Covid-19 education and childcare enquiryRead more
As the situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) continues to develop, communities across Kirklees are springing into action to help. This is the community action we need to help get us through this crisis and stay strong. Below are some tips on how you can help. Look after your health – if you want to help others you need to take careRead more
We remain committed to preventing homelessness and helping to protect people from poverty, and as such are currently working on our wider community support offer which we will be announcing in the next week.
We can, however, reassure you that no tenants will be evicted as a direct result of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Museums and galleries in Kirklees will close from tomorrow and events in all council buildings will be cancelled.Read more
The leader of the council has given his response to yesterday’s announcement about school closures.Read more