Important Weather warning: Flooding

The forecast is for rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, eventually dying out on Thursday. The amounts of rainfall expected is between 40-70mm. This amount will have a significant impact on river levels and we could experience river and surface water flooding across Kirklees.

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Bereavement services

Understand the options around funerals and memorials at this time.

Changes to bereavement services as a result of COVID-19

Planning applications

If you wish to submit any correspondence, we strongly encourage that these are made by online communication or by email.

More information: Planning applications during the coronavirus outbreak

Employment and training

Online training and support.

Support into work and adult learning courses during COVID-19


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Statement from Kirklees Council Leader, Shabir Pandor

Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, has responded to the reduction in the allocation of COVID-19 vaccine to West Yorkshire. “It’s absolutely crucial that the most vulnerable and at-risk people in Kirklees receive their vaccine as soon as possible. So, I’m absolutely stunned to hear that West Yorkshire’s allocation is to be halved, and that some of these vaccines

Spen Valley Leisure Centre – Build Update 21 January

After the Christmas break, Kier has started work again on Spen Valley Leisure Centre in earnest with every type of weather from heavy snow to Storm Christoph testing everyone’s grit.

COVID-19 cases drop for the first time this year – but more people admitted to hospital

COVID-19 infection rates have dropped by 17 per cent in the last week, but there are currently more Kirklees residents being treated for the virus in local hospitals than there were in the first peak in spring last year. There were 1,136 new positive COVID-19 cases in the borough over the last seven days which is a drop of around


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