Kirklees, United Kingdom


Current Kirklees News

Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line? - Huddersfield Examiner
A survey has identified Kirklees for potential 'fracking'. It comes as the government opens the licence bidding process for the onshore exploration of oil and gas, with around half of the UK defined as prospective for the controversial energy ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:39:27 GMT
Calls for foster carers in Kirklees - Spenborough Guardian
A boy who has been in care since he was eight years old is backing Kirklees Council's campaign to help 85 children find foster carers. The council has started a new campaign to help find long-term foster homes for its children in need. Long-term ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:05:27 GMT
Kirklees Council considers 'nuclear option' to close all but two libraries to ... - Huddersfield Examiner
Kirklees will need to find an extra £1.4m for option two, but it will still be a 32% cut on its current budget. As Kirklees Council's customer services' assistant director Jane Brady admitted: “Option one is quite drastic and will involve a significant ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:15:09 GMT
Kirklees proposes 'nuclear' library closures - The Bookseller
Kirklees Council leader David Sheared called the first proposal a "nuclear option". He said in a statement quoted by the Huddersfield Daily Examiner: "I believe it's an extremely brave group that goes for the first option, but we'll have to consider ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:49:20 GMT
40000 bins in Kirklees will not be emptied for a month due to last week's ... - Huddersfield Examiner
Michael Hill, 70, of Waingate, Linthwaite, has contacted his local councillor David Ridgway and Kirklees Council. Both have told him that residents will have to wait almost another two weeks before their bins are emptied. He said: “It is disgusting ...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:55:52 GMT