Our museums and galleries will benefit from just over £124,000 of Arts Council England funding from the Culture Recovery Fund Grants programme, ensuring that the district’s much-loved heritage assets can continue to benefit local people and visitors. This funding creates capacity for Covid safe reopening of Oakwell Hall, Bagshaw Museum and Tolson Museum in line with the government’s roadmap, asRead more
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Over £121.34 million in total has been paid out to 11,000 business in Kirklees since the start of the pandemic under Covid support grants. We have already released 2,204 payments for the new national lockdown grant, plus the new one-off ‘Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment’ announced by government on the 5 January. These payments should reach accounts by 20 January andRead more
We have made an extra £50,000 available to support vital community groups and organisations in local places across Kirklees.Read more
Businesses affected by the Covid-19 restrictions can now apply for financial grants through Kirklees Council’s website.
The Government have launched four new grant schemes to help those businesses that continue to be the most severely impacted by restricted socialising and national lockdown measures.Read more
We have been awarded funding from The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to deliver a new tutor-led English language learning programme over the next nine months. Building on the success of award winning projects such as Talk English in Kirklees, this new programme will deliver a series of courses, led by professional tutors, in familiar and accessibleRead more
You’ll know by now that we are in the process of balancing the books for the future. Our Councillors have to agree our budget and this time they will be taking decisions on plans for the next four years. This comes at a time when funding from central government to is reducing. At the moment we spend our money in theRead more
A new fund has launched to turn local people’s bright ideas for Kirklees into projects that will help our communities. Bright Ideas is the work of two local organisations – One Community, a local charity, and ‘I’m In’, a council-led initiative which encourages volunteering in Kirklees. The idea behind the fund is that members of the public come up with ideasRead more
Work has started on another site in the Dewsbury Town Centre Conservation area.
13-17 Corporation Street is the second property to benefit from the Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) grant funding.