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Everything you need to know about England’s tiered return and Christmas plans

England's current national lockdown will end just after midnight on Wednesday 2 December. After that, the tiered system will return with the government insisting the tiers will...

Hope for mass testing in Kirklees despite restrictions

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS Falling infection rates and the success of mass testing in Liverpool have given political leaders in Kirklees a cautious sense of...

West Yorkshire’s devolution deal backed by Kirklees Council

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS It means devolution for the region – and an elected West Yorkshire Mayor –  is another step closer. Proposing consent to the...

Motorway link road still an option in Kirklees after three decades

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS A massive link road that would connect the M62 at Brighouse with the M1 at Wakefield is STILL being worked on,...

Award recognition for director getting young South Asian women into sport

A community football organisation that deliver weekly Sunday morning football sessions for young girls in Kirklees, has been recognised by the Huddersfield Town Foundation. Ready...

£2m investment in active travel criticised in Kirklees

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS Councillors in Kirklees have been accused of “hypocrisy” after trumpeting about a £2m investment in active travel in the borough. The cash...

Kirklees Council moves to replace cabinet members

By Tony Earnshaw -LDRS Kirklees Council Leader Shabir Pandor has appointed Paul Davies to his Cabinet with immediate effect. Clr Davies replaces Clr Rob Walker, who...

National lockdown to end but tougher local measures till the spring

Non-essential shops in all parts of England will be allowed to reopen when lockdown ends next month, the prime minister has announced. Speaking in the...

Labour to choose final West Yorkshire Mayor candidate

The Labour Party in West Yorkshire will choose its candidate for West Yorkshire Mayor from today. There are three candidates vying to be the Labour...

Coronavirus leaves a hole in Kirklees council’s budget

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS Council chiefs face dealing with a multi-million pound overspend as they continue to react to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Kirklees...