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Budget agreed with less than 2% council tax increase for Band A homes

Many residents in Kirklees will pay just £1.50 a month more in Council Tax after councillors agreed its budget for 2015/16.

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Local democracy for everyone celebrated

Huddersfield’s rich local democracy will be celebrated with a series of free events, including a guided walk, a voter registration drive and a conference, from 5 to 7 February.

Kirklees Apprenticeship Evening – 3 March

Following the success of the 2014 Apprenticeship Evening that attracted over 900 young people and their parents, the 2015 Kirklees Apprenticeship Event will take place on Tuesday 3 March from 5.30pm to 8.00pm at The John Smith’s Stadium

Council moves one step closer to introducing the Living Wage

Kirklees Council cabinet have agreed to refer a report introducing the living wage to a full council meeting in March before taking it to Personnel Committee for final agreement. The Budget Council last week agreed to put aside funding to implement the change.

New fitness facilities for Spenborough Baths

Kirklees Council’s cabinet have approved a proposal to expand the fitness facilities at Spenborough Pool.

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