Category Archives for "Health"

Emergency Dentistry in Dewsbury

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All sessions are 10am to 3pm.  No appointment necessary.DateLocationFriday 8 November   Dewsbury Town HallSaturday 9 NovemberDewsbury Town HallWednesday 13 NovemberSavile Town Community Centre36 Orchard Street,   WF12 9LTMonday 18 NovemberPentland Primary SchoolPentland Road,   WF12 9LRMonday 25 November Ravensthorpe Community Centre24 Garden Street,   WF13 3ARTuesday 26 November Dewsbury Moor Children’s Centre100 Heckmondwike Road,   WF13 3NTThursday […]

Children’s Play Areas Get £9.5 Million Revamp

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Kirklees is already providing twice the number of children’s play areas per head of population as Leeds and Bradford combined. With 343 children’s play areas comes a big maintenance cost – and Kirklees has been working for the last 2 years to determine how to provide the best facilities while also keeping control of the costs. On […]

Fly-Tipping – Scourge Of Our Streets!

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There seems to be a perceptible increase in fly-tipping of late.  The fact that some people seem to be unable to recognise that dumping their rubbish in everyone else’s space is a distinctly unpleasant habit seems to pass them by. The strangest thing is that often the effort to get their rubbish into some of the […]

Reason For Concern in Dewsbury

Deprivation in Dewsbury

We have any number of problems to deal with here in Dewsbury and if we are to produce effective solutions then we need to understand the problems.   Here are some maps published by Kirklees ​showing how Dewsbury figures in comparison with national figures for income, deprivation, health, crime, education etc. Red shading indicates among the worst […]

Community Action Works!

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Many residents and business owners in Dewsbury are demoralised by the state of the town – and frequently voice that opinion whenever they get the opportunity. But here’s a story to cheer you up. Today, Dewsbury figured on national televison news due to an initiative that started with community action right here in Dewsbury just […]

Mobile Sight Loss Service To Visit Dewsbury

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One of the mobile sight loss information vehicles of Action For Blind People will be visiting Dewsbury on Wednesday, 25th November. The vehicles are equipped with all the latest equipment and products to help the visually impaired to live as normal a life as possible and visitors can try for themselves the latest technology and […]


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