Kirklees remains in Tier 3 with rest of West Yorkshire

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By Tony Earnshaw LDRS The government’s decision to keep the majority of England in Tier 3 Covid restrictions means there will be no change for...

Free school meals agreed over Christmas in Kirklees

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Plans to spend around £700,000 on free school meal vouchers have been formally agreed upon, ensuring thousands of vulnerable children across Kirklees stay healthy...

More children being educated at home due to Covid

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By Tony Earnshaw LDRS The coronavirus pandemic has prompted more parents in Kirklees to educate their children at home. In 2019-20 there were 668 children and...

Cash support for Kirklees volunteer groups

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By Tony Earnshaw Local Democracy Reporter Voluntary groups impacted by the coronavirus may be handed financial support to ensure their survival. Kirklees Council is looking to...

Thousands of pounds for family hubs to support people with complex family situations

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By Tony Earnshaw Local Democracy Reporter Hundreds of thousands of pounds are to be pumped into creating “family hubs” in Kirklees to support people with increasingly...

Kirklees men jailed for murder and torture of Saleem Butt

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Criminals who bound, beat, and stabbed to death a kind hearted man in his own home have been jailed for a combined 48 years. Craig...

West Yorkshire Keyworkers’ message

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A number of representatives from the emergency services and other local services in West Yorkshire have come together to produce a short film asking...

COVID-19 cases drop in Kirklees

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Covid-19 infections have dropped by a further 24% in Kirklees but rates still need to come down more, as the council urges everyone to...

Army to assist with mass testing in Kirklees

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Troops will be on the streets of Kirklees in the coming weeks as mass Covid testing is rolled out. And the borough’s four MPs and...

Tracy Brabin to run for West Yorkshire Mayor

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Tracy Brabin has been officially selected as the Labour candidate for next years West Yorkshire Mayor election. The MP for Batley and Spen was announced...