We’re backing Huddersfield


Last month Kirklees Council Chief Executive Jacqui Gedman was thrilled to be on the panel at a Breakfast Briefing at the John Smith’s Stadium to talk about the first 100 days since the promotion of Huddersfield Town Football Club to the Premier League. Jacqui; Sean Jarvis the Commercial Director of Huddersfield AFC and Sir Gary … Continue reading We’re backing Huddersfield

Supporting Kirklees Care leavers at Number 11


We’re using our spaces in an innovative way to help care leavers in Kirklees. In just six weeks, our colleagues at KNH property services transformed our old register office into a drop in centre for care leavers and looked after children in Kirklees. We involved local children in the design of the space which aims … Continue reading Supporting Kirklees Care leavers at Number 11

Improving outcomes for looked after children


Our last partnership workshop focussed on looked after children.  It took place on 6 September 2017 with 59 people from across the public, private and third sectors. The aims of the workshop were to: Meet our new Director for Children’s Services Explore who our looked after children are, why they become looked after and the … Continue reading Improving outcomes for looked after children

First meeting takes place for the Kirklees Strategic Partnership Executive


Following the development of the Kirklees Strategic Partnership in April 2017, the first meeting of the Kirklees Strategic Partnership Executive took place on Thursday 13 July 2017.  Partners agreed that meetings would be informal and would provide a space for open discussion and debate about the challenges across the district. What was discussed at the … Continue reading First meeting takes place for the Kirklees Strategic Partnership Executive

Working together to improve outcomes for children and young people


On June 21 2017, a wide range of partners came together for the first of four planned Partnership Workshops.  The workshop was hosted by Kirklees Council Chief Executive Jacqui Gedman at John Smith’s stadium, Huddersfield and looked at how partnership working can improve outcomes for children and young people in Kirklees. What happened on the … Continue reading Working together to improve outcomes for children and young people

Kirklees Learning Summit 2017


The first Kirklees Annual Learning Summit took place on 12 June 2017 and brought together 158 people representing 64 schools and further education settings, local Councillors as well as public sector partners from health, police and the Council. You can find out what happened on the day by reading the Kirklees Learning Summit summary report. … Continue reading Kirklees Learning Summit 2017