Should Huddersfield get its own council? Top councillor says it can happen
It’s time to bring back a council just for the folk of Huddersfield, a councillor has said.
Huddersfield Borough Council was scrapped in 1974 as a new era in local government founded the district of Kirklees.
But in the 42 years since Kirklees Council was established many have continued to hark for the halcyon days when Dewsbury , Holmfirth and other parts of what is now Kirklees, ran themselves.
Now a long serving Kirklees councillor has said he wants Huddersfield to get back its political mojo and launch its own town council.
The call has come from Kirklees Green party chief, Clr Andrew... read more
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