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 roundabout up for an award

The scheme to put traffic lights on Ainley Top roundabout has been shortlisted for an award from the Institution of Civil Engineers

Huddersfield schoolgirl Shannon Wignall has haircut to help cancer kids

Huddersfield girl moved to help others

J G Harrison & Sons Ltd wins Eaton Smith award

A lighting supplier with offices in Dewsbury is the latest winner of the Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award

M62 Chain Bar smash affects hundreds of Huddersfield commuters

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Early morning accident causes delays on motorway

Kirklees Council land and buildings auction —including public toilets — could net more than £1.9m

Nine lots go under the hammer including Westfields site, Mirfield

Former groundsman's cottage in Edgerton Cemetery up for auction priced from £75,000 to £95,000

Walker Singleton are handling the sale at Cedar Court, Ainley Top, on February 26

Happy 100th to Newsome's Evelyn Jones

Met a former Prime Minister and made tools during the war

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Greetland parents take part in pioneering study to understand mystery of cot death

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Warsi accuses government of creating a lack of trust in Muslim community

Both Labour and the Coalition accused of 'non-engagement'

Kirklees Council leader David Sheard says the council is listening over gritting

And Mirfield councillor calls in police - over lack of gritting outside town's police station

Young scout Abby Mcloughlin to scale Holme Moss as fundraising attempt to get to World Scout Jamboree in Japan

As many fighting fit people are wanted to join Abby in her challenge on March 8


Traffic severely disrupted on M62 after crash

Two lanes are closed and police are on the scene

High winds and rain cause misery for Monday morning commuters

Conditions are causing traffic delays all over the place with several warnings in place

Hero cop Michael Garner rescued stricken soldier from blazing car after M62 crash

Royal Humane Society honour for saving life of injured driver

Driver tells how he fell victim to M62 fuel con - almost two years before latest spate of reports

Victim was given a fake gold ring in exchange for petrol station fill-up

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


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