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Huddersfield Blueprint plans shaped by local people

The £250million Huddersfield Blueprint is now an official part of planning policy in Kirklees – after local people helped to shape the plans. What happened? On 26 May 2020 Cabinet gave the green light to make the Huddersfield Blueprint a Supplementary Planning Document – which will make it an official guideline for all town centre development. Why has this happened?

We are launching a new coronavirus grant scheme for small businesses

In early June we will launch a new Government grant fund to help more small businesses in Kirklees that have been impacted by Covid-19 but do not qualify for financial support under the existing Government schemes. How much will be available for businesses? Subject to Cabinet approval, the Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund in Kirklees will provide grants of up


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