Huddersfield in Kirklees – the greenest place in England

If you travel along the motorway that connects two of England’s great cities, Manchester and Leeds, and look to the South you will be looking at the area administered by Kirklees Council. It includes part of the Peak District National Park, the towns of Huddersfield and Batley and straddles the old counties of Yorkshire and Lancashire.  What distinguishes Kirklees from most other English counties (and I am specifically excluding Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) is that Kirklees is probably the council that is doing the most of any council to fight global warming. Continue reading