By Joshua Robinson –
Welcome back to Kirklees Local Television’s Monthly Editors Notes, the page dedicated to ten of our articles that show not just the diversity of stories that KLTV has covered but also showcase the diversity of Kirklees itself.
The ten stories below highlight the hope and resilience of the people of Kirklees in the past month from all sorts of obstacles.
Below we have listed the ten articles in no particular order and have included a link to the original story.
Top Articles of November 2023:
Kirklees Sheep Sculptures See the Light as Part of Lumiere in Durham
Ten sheep sculptures are to be exhibited at this year’s Lumiere, the UK’s light art biennial, which takes place in Durham from 16-19 November. Last seen at HERD, Orlando Gough’s musical artwork was a part of Kirklees Year of Music, the sculptures were 32 sheep that broadcast soundscapes across the Kirklees landscape in July 2023.
Huddersfield Retailers to Combat Shoplifting with Forensic Spray
Huddersfield Business Improvement District (Huddersfield BID) is helping retailers in the town tackle shoplifting with a unique forensic spray.
Deighton Sports Arena Sees Closure Date Extended as Campaigns Continue
It has been announced that the Deighton Sports Arena will not be shutting its doors this month as initially expected.
Instead, the leisure centre is set to remain operational until March of next year, with the possibility of further extension until May, according to a recent update on Kirklees Active Leisure’s (KAL) website.
Popular KAL Leisure Centre to Permanently Close With Just Seven Days Notice
The Popular Health and Fitness Club at Huddersfield’s St John’s Stadium is set to permanently close with just seven days’ notice given.
Huddersfield Based Nordic Giant Polyseam Seals Partnership with Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice
On Thursday 26th October Huddersfield-based Polyseam Ltd, a global powerhouse in the building and construction sector, became the latest business to sign up as a long-term major supporter of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.
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‘Memories of Our Square’ Book Launch to Celebrate the History of Popular Huddersfield Meeting Spot
Huddersfield Local History Society is set to launch its latest book, Meet Me at Harold Wilson – Stories from St George’s Square, which celebrates the history of the popular Huddersfield meeting spot, on Saturday, 4 November.
Cork Filmmaking Duo Visit KLTV for Showcase of Grassroots Media Production
Two accomplished filmmakers from Cork, Ireland, Emma Bowell and Eddie Noonan, with over two decades of experience in the industry, are making waves in the world of media production.
The duo recently visited Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, to meet with the team at Kirklees Local Television, a grassroots social enterprise specialising in Media Production and Archiving.
Forget Me Not Shares the Story of Bereaved Mum Talia for the Charity’s Christmas Appeal
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice shares the story of bereaved mum Talia for the charity’s Christmas Appeal.
Talia is mum to Reggie and Albie. Very sadly, in 2020 Reggie passed away suddenly when he was just 5 months old.
Kirklees Council Branded ‘no longer fit for purpose’ by Prime Minister as Financial Woes Deepen
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has declared the West Yorkshire-based Kirklees Council “no longer fit for purpose” as the local authority grapples with a significant budget deficit.
Mary Seacole Honoured with Commemorative £5 Coin
In a heartfelt tribute to a true wartime heroine, the Royal Mint has unveiled a special edition £5 coin commemorating the extraordinary life and adventures of pioneering nurse Mary Seacole. This remarkable coin forms part of a collection that pays homage to iconic British women and their invaluable contributions throughout the centuries.
What to Expect in December:
Kirklees Local Television will continue to cover local news stories in the area and showcase the rich diversity of Kirklees and the stories that represent the communities of the region.
On Friday 1st December, Kirklees Local Television filmed the ‘Huddersfeast Night Market‘ and is currently editing the video for release across all platforms. So make sure to keep an eye out for that video.
Also, Kirklees Local Television will be hosting a Creative Writing Workshop on Thursday 14th December.