What's happening to the old Safeway site in Dewsbury?
One of Dewsbury’s major eyesores is to be transformed into a new college building – eight years later than planned.
The former Safeway site off Commercial Road is set to become a new campus for Kirklees College.
Councillors unanimously agreed to let college chiefs go-ahead with their proposal to build a new facility in the town.
The green light is a relief for both the college and the council after years of delays.
Kirklees bought the 2.44 acre plot in 2008 for a reputed £3m with the aim of fast-tracking the scheme for the college.
But it fell apart after college chiefs failed to secure the... read more
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