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.


Three car smash causes traffic chaos on M62 in between Ainley Top and Brighouse

The accident was reported just before 7am and police had to briefly close lanes to remove the cars

Motorists facing delays and diversions as busy Calderdale Way closes for repairs

There will also be a 20mph speed limit on Elland Bypass

Woman's lucky escape as car overturns in Ainley Top crash

Driver taken to hospital after crash in Brighouse Road this afternoon

LOOK: Pedal for Pounds riders head off to Blackpool

Huddersfield Town's latest fundraising ride is underway

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Driver remains critical but stable after double lorry crash on M62

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Thousands of motorists were trapped for around seven hours after the crash close to Scammonden

Tesco Express on Halifax Road, Birchencliffe before the recent opening

Thieves target Tesco Express at Ainley Top - and they got in from the roof

The burglary happened at Tesco Express in the former Grey Horse pub on Halifax Old Road

Law firm Makin Dixon says child sex abuse grooming 'massive issue' for Huddersfield

Makin Dixon has experienced rise in cases of grooming, with victims giving birth to abusers' children

Lindley Moor, Huddersfield, from Lindley Moor Road.

Controversial development plan for houses and industrial units in Lindley Moor set to be decided

And it could see Kirklees back-track on their own affordable housing policy


Long hold-ups for drivers after M62 crash

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Ten miles of traffic jams

Cedar Court Hotel staff among the awards

Three workers at the Cedar Court Hotel, Ainley Top, were successful in the firm's annual employee awards

BT say longstanding Ainley Top roadworks to be finished 'by end of month'

Eyesore roadworks for laying superfast broadband cables started before Christmas

Northern Powergrid

Homes and businesses without electricity after power cuts in Huddersfield

Around 40 homes in HD3 are affected by the shortage

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


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