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00:55, 13 JUL 2013
Row over New Mill library closure plan
THE war of words over the proposed closure of New Mill Library hotted up this week.
Special report: Victoria Park is splendid space
Huddersfield University lecturer and sports historian PETER DAVIES takes a look at Victoria Park, which offers splendid views over Holmfirth, as part of an occasional series on the parks in and around the Huddersfield area
Council accused of neglecting employees’ rights
TORY members have accused Kirklees Council of an attack on council workers’ rights.
Tough tests to get to be a taxi driver
IN reply to your On The Web page about the taxi licence increases and in answer in particular to Markmyword49 this, as you say, does not only apply to the taxi trade only, but to all licensing.
Letters: Sight checks proves people are slowly losing their liberties
FOR the first time in my life I became fully aware of the increasing loss of liberty citizens of this country are now facing.
New Mill Library closure
IN reply to the article from Cllr Nigel Patrick in your paper of Saturday March 28 blaming others for the closure of New Mill Library, I would like to simply point out the facts below, all of which can be verified by the council’s library service budget proposals from the library service were prepared for cabinet for the previous Conservative administration in early December 2008.
Patients suffer from delays at pain clinic
I READ with interest the article about Celia Morris’ experience with the pain relief clinic at HRI.
Row over New Mill library closure plan
A POLITICAL row has broken out over the controversial decision to close New Mill Library.
Plan to close New Mill Library unveiled
A VILLAGE library is to close.
Sovereign study draws a blank!
COUNCILLORS have been left with egg on their faces after an expensive study into the Sovereign cross roads concluded the best option was...
Huddersfield Civic Society
Plaque to basics for Holmfirth houses
TWO more ‘Blue Plaques’ are to be put up in Holmfirth, it was revealed at the annual meeting of Holme Valley Civic Society.
Summervale building row takes a new twist
A BITTER planning war is set to escalate after the builders behind a controversial Holmfirth scheme used a loophole to dodge a government appeal hearing.
Big switch-off could be last!
THEY say Christmas starts earlier and earlier each year – but for residents of Holmfirth it never ended, because the town’s Christmas lights were left up for the whole of 2008 after the organisers’ funds dried up.
Mill conversion gets all clear despite objections
A MILL conversion in the Holme Valley is set to go ahead after Kirklees Council lost a planning appeal.
First Transpennine Express
Why do planning officers persist in allowing homes on flood plains?
EVERY time it rains hard and for prolonged periods it reminds me of the ongoing problem that is building homes on flood zones.
Councillor hits out in scooter row
A TRAIN company which ordered a disabled man off a train is “way behind” says a councillor.
Anger as homes get ‘green light’
AN angry councillor has slammed Kirklees Council’s planning committee after it backed a controversial Holmfirth housing development against professional advice.
Park revamp complete
COUNCILLORS have gathered to admire a rejuvenated Holmfirth park.
Holmfirth disc park plan axed
DISC parking will not be trialled in Holmfirth.
A COUNCILLOR has called for action over an abandoned housing development near Holmfirth.
The new-build Bramble Bank estate, off New Mill Road, has been lying empty for around two years after a legal wrangle over a public right of way between the developers, Younger Homes and Kirklees Council, ended in stalemate.
Disc park plan set to be axed
A CONTROVERSIAL parking scheme for Holmfirth is on the verge of being shelved, the Express & Chronicle can reveal.
Spotlight on young people
THE next meeting of the Holme Valley South Area Committee will be discussing issues of concern to young people and looking at the results of a recent event to find out what young people in the area think.
‘Expect more deaths with a 50mph limit’
MOTORISTS should be forced to reduce speed on a road where dozens of people have been injured, a councillor has said.
New campaign to block house on Victorian site
A WORRIED mum is set to resume her battle to block a house being built on her quiet Holmfirth street.