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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.


Fury as health chiefs vote through Huddersfield A&E closure

Cries of 'Judas' and 'traitors' ring out as it is voted through

Huddersfield New College students to perform at new charity lunch event

Huddersfield New College students and Musica Kirklees will entertain at the first Kirklees and Calderdale Annual Charity Chistmas Lunch

Halloween in Huddersfield: Bumper half term guide for your little monsters

Want to carve a pumpkin, go on a ghost walk or party for Halloween? We've got the ultimate half term guide for Huddersfield and West Yorkshire

Huddersfield hospital shake-up bosses: 'We won't know how much cash we're getting until plan goes ahead'

And there's a plan to cut 'back-office' admin staff to make 'unsustainable' plan more sustainable

Hands Off HRI: Tickets still left for auction and ball with rare prizes galore

Saturday's Cedar Court bash features items from Tyrone Nurse and Darren Baker

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn with Batley and Spen by-election Labour candidate Tracy Brabin and Friends of Batley Station Chairman Clr. Gwen Lowe at Batley Railway Station

Jeremy Corbyn criticises plans to downgrade Huddersfield A&E on visit to Batley

The Labour leader attacked PFI deals and challenged Jeremy Hunt to visit the area to listen to public concerns

Fantastic prizes up for grabs at hospital campaign auction

Hands Off HRI team organise an auction with top lots up for grabs - including a pair of Tyrone Nurse's boxing gloves

D-day looms for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals decision

Up to 250 people can attend ... but they can't ask any more questions

Thirsty Huddersfield drinkers boost sales for Toby Carvery

The owner of the Toby Carvery at Ainley Top posted a rise in like-for-like sales

Union says it's 'deeply disappointed' Cummins has axed its new plant

Officials and staff had embraced the plans, they say

Cummins axes its Ainley Top expansion plan

The manufacturing plant was to build on green belt land

Crashes cause long tailbacks on M62 near Huddersfield

Both happened minutes apart near junction 22

Don't shut HRI's A&E says man who nearly died

Bob Thompson from Ainley Top was saved in an eight-hour operation

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival hamper winner revealed

She has her son to thank for winning a hamper of goodies at the Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Fire at former Hunter Group site

Huge blaze rips through abandoned Lockwood tip site

Explosions reported in the inferno

Ambulances stuck on A629 Elland Bypass after broken down lorry causes chaos

'This could happen all the time if Huddersfield A&E shuts' warns mum

Calling all Bargain Hunt fans or budding antiques dealers

Antique Vintage and Collectors Fair to be held at Cedar Court Hotel at Ainley Top


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