Kirkless Council passes early milestones on road to becoming carbon neutral

Kirkless Council says it has made ‘significant progress’ toward reaching its aim of becoming neutral by 2038. Two years after publishing phase one of the climate emergency plan, the council been successful in achieving its initial actions. The key proposals in the plan included adopting a ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions target of 2038 for Kirklees, and […]

Kirkless Council to commit £22 million to improve the condition of its roads

Kirkless Council is to sign off a £22 million investment to improve its road network. The Highways Capital Plan includes road surfacing, street lighting, structures, road safety, flood management and drainage, traffic signals, car parks and public transport provision, as well as encouraging active travel through walking and cycling. The cash will help to improve […]

Huge £200m programme of major road schemes taking place in Kirkless

Several projects across Kirkless have started with the aim of improving the road network. Projects include the Cooper Bridge, the A62 Leeds Road into Huddersfield, the widening of the A629 Halifax Road and the A629 Wakefield Road. Kirklees Council has created a new Major Projects Service to handle the enormity of the work, which will […]


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