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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 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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Windrush Day 2020

We have been working with Kirklees Libraries, West Yorkshire Archive and the Jamaican National Council Huddersfield to produce the Kirklees Windrush Day 2020 electronic resource pack The electronic resource pack includes stories of the Windrush generation, links to reading material/films and activities and ideas of how to celebrate the day. If you are cooking up a storm in the kitchen,

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