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.

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

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 Mclaughlin 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


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