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Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

The Creating Kirklees project from West Yorkshire Archive Service will make thousands of never-before-seen archives available for you to explore, thanks to a £40k award from The National Archives.

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Many more of us have come to realise just how vital our local green spaces such as parks and woodlands can be for our health and wellbeing, and for our sense of belonging. We’re pleased to be able to join local people in pledging our support to a new outdoor classroom in Caulms Wood near Dewsbury.

Letter from Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government

Letter from Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government

During Local Democracy Week 2018, we wrote an open letter to Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government and Lord Porter of Spalding, Chair of the Local Government Association about our recommendations for Government and the LGA about support for councillors. Here is the response we received from Rishi Sunak MP.