Reduction in street drinkingWe are at last beginning to see signs of a reduction in street drinking in the town centre.More Police, more Enforcement Officers and clear signageThe Dewsbury Blueprint launched in February last year included funding for two full Police Constables dedicated to policing the town centre plus a number of additional council Enforcement […]
The Black Bull pub in Market Place, Dewsbury re-opened with a flourish on Thursday 24 Oct 2019 after a 2 year refurbishment effort. The re-opening was marked by the bellringers of Dewsbury Minster led by Tower Captain, Derek Johnstone who tolled Dewsbury Minster’s famous ‘Black Tom’ bell 114 times before a glorious peal by the whole […]
The council has a large but little used car park in Dewsbury. It should be used – to benefit the town – not neglected. The Dewsbury Chamber of Trade made the following suggestions during the 2019 consultation on parking in Dewsbury run by Kirklees consultants, Systrans..What are the problems?1. All parking in Dewsbury is currently […]
Dewsbury Heritage Action Zone is to benefit from £2 million pounds of investment funds from the council’s capital plan committed by Kirklees Councillors at a Cabinet meeting on 21st August.The Dewsbury Heritage Action Zone is one of eight designated by Historic England in December 2017 and described as ‘Dewsbury Living Market Town’. The announcement was accompanied by a grant […]
The sad face of the old Bailey’s cafe in Market Place, vandalised and then torched by arsonists, will soon be wearing a happy grin. A planning application has been submitted for conversion of the premises into a ‘Frankie’s’ branded American style burger bar and ice cream parlour. The new owners hope to have the premises open by […]
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