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17:30, 27 FEB 2015
Developer tells Kirklees councillors to reject his Golcar plan rather than make him re-think it - so they did
Access from a private driveway on Ashford Park was a stumbling block for planning committee
Dalton housing plan backed despite resident's 'mini- Manhattan' fears
Up to 26 houses could be built on the land around Holme Avenue
Former Dalton pub The Jolly Sailor will become an education centre
A dozen youngsters will have lessons there
Hepworth United score support for new clubhouse plan
Club will relocate clubhouse to Far Lane after unanimous decision
Kirklees councillors worried... because Yorkshire Water is happy in latest Butterley Spillway planning wrangle twist
Authority gears up for planning inquiry
Land for 1,000 houses put aside by Kirklees Council - but it's not been built on in 15 YEARS
Housing debate proves divisive as Kirklees is told to get building
After Netherthong planning dispute - should councillors make a stand knowing it may cost Kirklees Council thousands?
Planning chair's casting vote saves Kirklees cash - but split saw abstentions over application - vote here with your view
30 more homes for Lindley Moor
Kirklees councillors split over the decision and developer told to make five of the homes "affordable"
Kirklees Council dissolves its own letting company
Company owned two industrial estates which will be transferred back to authority
Kirklees Council considering 'super' planning committee for big applications
Clr Peter McBride says members have been criticised for "perverse" planning decisions
More than 50 new homes for New Mill despite junction worries
Plans for a £225,000 junction upgrade - but how will it be funded?
Firm given go-ahead to carry on quarrying at Scammonden
Kirklees planners have agreed to give a firm permission to quarry at Scammonden
Lindley bar extension must come down, Kirklees councillors rule
Nikki Schofield, owner of Bar 10 at Lidget Street in Lindley, had a conservatory built at the Lidget Street venue – but she failed to secure planning consent for it
Councillors calls for re-think Holmfirth loo closure
Clr Ken Sims, Conservative for Holme Valley South asked Labour Cabinet members if they’d assessed the parking income loss of closing public toilets in Holmfirth
We remember them ... Huddersfield comes to a standstill to remember the fallen on Armistice Day
Our town stopped to remember those who gave their lives - see our image gallery from the service in Greenhead Park
Kings Head Gardens, Holmfirth, ‘budget’ revamp finally in sight
Plans to revamp the outdated site had been delayed due to council cuts.
35m wind turbine for Lepton as Kirklees councillors hear effigies of plan supporters were placed around village
Gail Harris, a supporter of the turbine plan, said an effigy depicting her was hung up outside the church
Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
Kirklees residents lose ‘freedom of choice’ fight over council rent pay option
Tenants of social housing will have no choice but to pay rent by direct debit after residents lost their fight to force a council U-turn
Dewsbury Town Hall
The ‘siege’ is over for Birdsedge residents as Kirklees councillors reject four 101m wind turbines
Cheers filled a town hall as councillors threw out plans for four 331-ft wind turbines in Birdsedge
Upperthong residents win fight against housing development
A DEVELOPER has been refused permission for 27 new homes in Upperthong – with councillors backing the objections of 203 people.
Kirklees councillors reject restaurant for Marsh as agent dismisses speculation about site
COUNCILLORS unanimously rejected a plan for a 120-seat restaurant in Marsh.
Holmfirth developer no longer needs to provide affordable homes as plan would become ‘unviable’
A DEVELOPER will no longer have to provide affordable housing as it would make a development “unviable”.
Kirklees councillors unanimous over new future for Lockwood business development
COUNCILLORS were unanimous in their support for a major business development in Lockwood.
Kirklees Council plans for two taxi ranks in Holmfirth cause division
PLANS for two new taxi ranks have caused division in Holmfirth.