Ainley Top

Ainley Top village is in both Kirklees and Calderdale local authority areas and sits aroun three miles north east of Huddersfield town centre. It sits just off the main A629 road from Huddersfield to Elland and Halifax. It is situated on a hill (the Ainleys) with the M62 motorway to the north, and junction 24 of the motorway adjacent to the village.

Ainley Top

Have you seen the German jewellery conman on the M62 sliproad? Police warning over scammer after your cash

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Officers urge drivers to forget Christmas spirit and not fall victim to scammer who claims to be out of petrol

Jasbant Singh of Scholes Road, Birkby, who is being forced back to live in to his unfinished flood damaged home by his insurance company. Mr Singh in one of the unfinished rooms in his house.

Flood victim Jasbant Singh 'outraged' after family left in hotel for 3 months - and then insurers order him home to unfinished house

Birkby resident Mr Singh now fears for his daughter's health after being told to move back in despite ongoing building work

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Pragmatism suggests keeping A&E in Huddersfield is right but plan needs to overcome journey time questions

While funding is an issue, an even bigger problem is a lack of senior doctors, especially in A&E - read Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur's expert view

M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

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Work planned on the M62 sliproads at Junction 24

Huddersfield YMCA to host Floodlit Masters RL competition

Four teams will be in action at Laund Hill for the first competition of its type


Four-car smash on M62 causes delays of up to an hour

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Long tailbacks on motorway

Plans showing housing proposals in the Grimescar Valley
Entrance to Grimescar Road, just off Brighouse Road at Ainley Top

Paddock man who flipped car onto roof at Ainley Top after drinking banned from road

David Bamford, 55, was taken to hospital after the smash in Ainley Top

Educating Yorkshire stars at chamber dinner

Jonny Mitchell and Mike Steer gave their views on benchmarking schools at the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual dinner

The ladies taking part in the charity fashion show

WATCH: breast cancer patients dazzle in charity fashion show in Huddersfield

All eyes were on the models who stole the show at the 9th annual Fashion Show hosted by the breast care nursing team at HRI and CRH

Lidget Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Is Lindley 'full'? Councillors have their say on latest housing plans for Lindley Moor

Concerns over schools and roads over Lindley plan

Plans showing housing proposals in the Grimescar Valley

Thornhill Estates submit application for 190 houses in Grimescar Valley

Application submitted today by developer to Kirklees Council, although it's not yet public


Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

Anger over lights close to motorway junction which have led to tailbacks - let us know how you got on

Ian Ayre joins Dean Hoyle's Chairman's Lunch

Former Town chief executive Ian Ayre will talk about his role at Liverpool FC when he joins the panel for Dean Hoyle's Chairman's Lunch

Barrie Goldthorpe

Dewsbury man Todd Walker faces jail after ramming an armed police vehicle during a high-speed motorway chase

Walker, of Dewsbury, admitted offences including dangerous driving at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Slaithwaite Library.

Former Slaithwaite Library among the auction lots Kirklees Council is looking to sell

Seven Kirklees Council-owned buildings or plots of land could net almost £1m for council coffers

World War One remembered

World War One: Use our system to find anyone from your area who died in the First World War

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