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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.


Heavy snow falling in Huddersfield with more to come throughout the day

Heavy snow in several areas as temperatures drop below freezing

Hands Off HRI: Campaigners hold fundraising walk from Calderdale hospital to Holmfirth

Walk aims to show distances patients in outlying areas will have to travel to Halifax A&E

Elland Bypass bottleneck to be widened by 2018 - three years before plan to close HRI A&E

But Huddersfield to Ainley Top section won't be completed until 2025

Happy Birthday Your Majesty! HRH Queen Elizabeth II turns 90

Take a look at the Queen's visits to Huddersfield and test your Royal knowledge with our quiz

Hands Off HRI founder Karl Deitch: 'Give us the stadium and we will fill it'

'So far we are having a public consultation without consulting the public'

Huddersfield pub joins nationwide celebration of Queen's birthday - watch the video here

Free meal on offer at Toby Carvery to those sharing special day

Miracle man Sean Doyle warns 'lives at stake' over A&E shake-up plan

Dad-of-two says he survived double heart attack because HRI was so close

More roadworks looming for M62 drivers

Lane closures in several areas for major works

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield

Court briefs: Drink driving and other cases from Kirklees and Calderdale Magistrates Courts

Latest decisions made by Kirklees and Calderdale magistrates

Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield

Court briefs: Assaults, theft and other cases from Kirklees and Calderdale Magistrates Courts

Latest decisions made by Kirklees and Calderdale magistrates

Good news for Easter drivers as M62 roadworks are lifted

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Highways England set to lift motorway restrictions for holiday weekend

Junction 23 eastbound

M62 traffic chaos blamed on the road having 'not cooled down'

Thousands of motorists left fuming during morning rush hour as overnight roadworks overrun

M62: Plan for new junction 24a near Rastrick receives cash boost

Transport chiefs to investigate benefits in bid to ease congestion at Ainley Top

Hands Off HRI: Hospital shake-up chief Dr Steve Ollerton answers your questions

Doctor's honest answers to the pubic concerns over hospital plans

Find out where you can see the Examiner Battle Bus

Save Huddersfield A&E Battle Bus: Route and schedule

Find out where you can see the Save HRI A&E Battle Bus as we hit the road tomorrow

Watch this Mercedes driver undertake three vehicles on M62 hard shoulder near Huddersfield

Video from dashcam shows a car go around a minibus, van and lorry on the motorway at Ainley Top.

Selfish driver weaves in and out of traffic on the M62 during air ambulance crash

Shocking video shows selfish M62 driver in hard shoulder as air ambulance attends serious crash

Traffic built up after a crash between a lorry and a car - but one driver didn't want to queue

Boxing legend Nigel Benn has "unfinished business" in Huddersfield

Former world champ comes to town ahead of rumoured rematch with Chris Eubank

Thunder snow storm on the M62

Severe snow alert for Huddersfield - drivers warned to take extra care on M62

Up to 12cm could hit parts of the Pennines with heavy showers expected on high ground


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