Welcome to Raising Eyebrows on Ashbrow
Raising eyebrows on Ashbrow (REoA) brings the latest news and views from the Ashbrow ward to the residents of the Kirklees. REoA aims to champion young people’s voices, inform residents of activities across the Ashbrow ward, and provide a platform for community activists, social commentators, social enterprises and local organisations to showcase their achievements in the community.
REoA promotes community cohesion by sharing the rich cultural history of the ward, notable historical landmarks, and local businesses that bring valuable support to the ward and its communities.
Latest Voices of Ashbrow News
By KLTV Newsdesk 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 o... Read more
What's On in Ashbrow?
Have Your Say
The Ashbrow Community Coalition Ten Point Plan was discussed in-depth and agreed upon with the Ashbrow Youth Panel, Ashbrow Youth Network, community activists, voluntary sector organisations, and social enterprises operating the Ashbrow Ward.
The Ten Point Plan represents YOUR vision for the future of the Ashbrow Ward, and the Community Coalition wants to hear from YOU.
Please leave your thoughts and comments on the plan below. Let us know if there are things you think need adding or elements that need changing. This is a plan for everyone, and we value your input.
Get to Know Ashbrow Ward
Ashbrow is one of the most ethnically diverse wards in Kirklees where the White British population accounts for more than half the population.
The rest of the population comprises a diverse mix of ethnic groups, including Pakistani (9%), Caribbean (7%), Mixed White-Caribbean (5%), Indian (5%), White Other (3%) and African (3%).
Not only is the area diverse, but it has some of the most expensive properties in the whole Kirklees borough
It contains 50 listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England.
According to population estimates, around 20,000 people live within Ashbrow Ward, making it the third-highest populated ward in Huddersfield after Greenhead and Dalton.
The ward covers Ashbrow, Brackenhall, Bradley, Deighton, Fixby, Netheroyd Hill, Sheepridge, Cowcliffe