Decision looms over museum closures
0 Have your say Red House and Dewsbury museums could close as early as November if senior councillors approve cost-cutting changes to museum and gallery services across the district.
Kirklees Council announced plans to axe the museums, in Gomersal and Crow Nest Park, in July.
It said it faced “severe cutbacks in government funding” and had to make more than £350,000 worth of savings to its museums and galleries budget by next April.
Coun Graham Turner, cabinet member for Creative Kirklees, said: “It is clear that many residents love and value the buildings we have, but if we do not close... read more
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