HUDDERSFIELD Area Committee, a part of Kirklees Council, is to be split into two.

There will now be one committee for Huddersfield, which will take in the Lindley, Greenhead and Ashbrow wards.

It will be chaired by Clr Deryck Hillas.

The second committee will be for Huddersfield South, chaired by Clr Roger Battye.

It will cover Dalton, Newsome, Almondbury and the Crosland Moor/Netherton wards.

The first meetings will be in late August.

Any local people or interest groups who want to get involved with the work of the committees, or want to be kept informed of meetings, should phone Steve Bladen, Democratic Support Services, at Huddersfield Civic Centre on 01484 221704 or email steve.