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10:05, 23 APR 2014
As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view
Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power
Home valley: housing plans for New Mill and Meltham get go-ahead but Netherthong proposal rejected
Huddersfield’s Planning Committee gave the green light to housing developments in New Mill and two sites in Meltham, while they deferred one for Honley and refused one for Netherthong
More than 50 new homes for New Mill despite junction worries
Plans for a £225,000 junction upgrade - but how will it be funded?
Kirklees Councillor Nigel Patrick urges time to try and save Holmfirth loos
Clr Nigel Patrick says options are available to save costs and keep loos open
Kirklees councillors reject scrutiny review for Almondbury super school decision
But Clr Robert Light says counterparts are in 'cloud cuckoo land' and questioned Scrutiny process
Holmfirth restaurant Bengal Spice is floral contest winner
A restaurant is celebrating after winning a competition to keep Holmfirth floral over the summer
Councillors to rule on bookmakers bid for Holmfirth
William Hill wants a licence for a former restaurant to become a bookmakers
Colne Valley MP backs Netherthong residents in battle against new homes
Netherthong residents are opposing plans for 18 homes on land classed as provisional open land (POL)
Holmfirth Tesco plans over: full report and reaction
Highway issues stood out as the key reason why the Planning Inspector dismissed Tesco’s appeal against Kirklees Council’s planning refusal
Holmfirth Tesco planning appeal fails
Councillor disappointed and calls on Kirklees Council to make highway improvements
‘Nazis’ jibe thrown at Kirklees councillors in Holmfirth outdoor drinking row
Two Kirklees councillors were labelled ‘Nazis’ on Facebook after a row over customers drinking outside a pub
Kirklees licensing panel to rule on Stumble Inn's plans for outside drinking
The landlord of the Stumble Inn has been locked in a dispute with councillors over plans to open an improvised beer garden in his car park
Dispute over Kirklees Council's 'conflict of interest' revealed at Holmfirth Tesco planning inquiry
Latest from the planning inquiry which has now been extended into next week
Planning inspector reveals concerns to Tesco over Holmfirth site
THE fate of Tesco in Holmfirth will be decided by just one man.
Scrutiny to review Kirklees Cabinet’s decision to close a nursery
A DECISION to close a day care centre will face further scrutiny.
Huddersfield Town must now play like Terriers
FROM being a Town supporter as a young boy with my father up to the present day – now over 50 years – also organising trips to away games from our public house before retiring in May 2005, I just say I was absolutely disgusted with the performance against Hull City last week.
Taxi rank row for Holmfirth - temporary plans until bus station solution found
PLANS for two new taxi ranks in Holmfirth were approved despite opposition from ward councillors.
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”.
Leeds Road Playing Fields pitch plans perfect for Kirklees planners
PLANNING consent for a new football pitch and floodlights at Leeds Road were given the go-ahead.
Kirklees Council plans for two taxi ranks in Holmfirth cause division
PLANS for two new taxi ranks have caused division in Holmfirth.
Kirklees leaders accused of ‘playing dirty’ over public toilets closure plan
COUNCIL leaders have been accused of ‘playing dirty’ over plans to close public toilets.
Councillors battle to scrap direct debit rents plan for Kirklees
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to halt a plan to make all council house tenants pay their rents by direct debit.
Wonderful care for mum-in-law at HRI
THERE is much in the press of late regarding NHS hospitals and the sometimes appalling treatment of elderly patients.
How Kirklees Council hopes the community glass recycling changes will work as doorstep collections end
COUNCILLORS have revealed how they hope changes to glass recycling in Huddersfield will work.