Local Government & Services
Dewsbury is the second major town in Kirklees Metropolitan Council area after Huddersfield. Dewsbury has a population of about 65,000 compared to Huddersfield with about 134,000.
We hope to publish relevant information about Dewsbury and it's development within the Kirklees Local Plan and North Kirklees Housing & Enterprise Growth Zone.
Dewsbury & Mirfield District Committee
Dewsbury & Mirfield District Committee is that part of Kirklees Metropolitan Council delegated to deal with local matters in our area.
Regrettably, the District Committees ceased to function in 2017. We're sort of wondering what comes next...?
Citizens Advice & Law Centre
There is a branch of Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre in Empire House, Dewsbury.
Useful information about our area
Kirklees Council meetings
Find out what you can recycle, where and how.