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Infection rates rise in Kirklees but restrictions are unchanged

Rates of COVID-19 infections have continued to rise in Kirklees according to data published by Public Health England.

The local data shows that the rate of COVID-19 infection in Kirklees has increased by 20.2% over the past week. In the last seven days where data is available, 89.3 per 100,000 people in Kirklees tested positive for COVID-19, compared to last week when it was 74.3 per 100,000. The increase mirrors trends across Yorkshire and England over recent weeks.

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Share your experiences of maternity services during the pandemic

The way that some maternity services are delivered has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re working with the NHS in Kirklees and our local Maternity Voices Partnership to understand the impact of these changes on new mums, pregnant women and families. How will we do this? We would like to hear from you if you have used maternity services during

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Poetry, fancy dress and illustrations – literary adventures with Kirklees Libraries

Kirklees Libraries will be launching an exciting online reading development programme for children in Kirklees next week. What’s it all about? Library Adventures Live! will be the start of a fantastic programme aimed at encouraging more children to read for pleasure which will help with their long term literacy skills.  There will be authors reading from their work; illustrators running

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Local colleges pull together to support students as they stay home

Colleges across Kirklees have been adapting how they support, teach and keep students engaged with courses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Huddersfield New College Class of 2020 This year’s celebrations and rituals enjoyed by Year 13 students to mark the end of their time at Huddersfield New College were cut short. Although there are plans to have a celebration when it

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week 15th – 21st June 2020

Cervical Screening Awareness Week takes place this week (15-21 June) we’re supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust to ensure that everyone with concerns or questions about cervical screening knows where to get answers and support. Coronavirus has changed many things, including cervical screening and we are aware  you may be feeling confused and wondering what’s happening at the moment What’s happening

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Supporting our early years providers

We have staged an important event for local early years providers to help them plan for welcoming back more children.  Many nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and out of school clubs joined an online conference which provided advice and guidance on the public health issues linked to Covid-19. As part of our ongoing work to help all settings which support children, senior

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