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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.


Poorly owl nursed back to health after its beak is stuck shut with TAR at Ainley Top

Motorists alerted police to the injured creature, which was taken to Meltham Wildlife Rescue

24-hour vigils, black-tie ball and festival part of #HandsOffHRI summer fun calendar

Campaigners unveil long list of events to save Huddersfield's A&E

Two-hour queues on Elland bypass on quiet Sunday afternoon

A & E campaigners highlight problems for ambulance in traffic jams

Pictured, from left, Christine Spencer, chairman South & West Yorkshire Royal British Legion, Reg Iredale, Fred Williams, President Elland, Greetland & District Branch, and Chris Williamson, membership/welfare, Elland, Greetland & District

French honour for Elland D-Day hero

Reg Iredale survived German attack on his tank in France

Cummins Turbo Technologies revises Ainley Top plan

Changes are being made to proposals for a turbocharger manufacturing centre on green belt at Ainley Top with video

Hands Off HRI: Calderdale site too small to cope if Huddersfield A&E closes

Calderdale Royal Hospital site 'landlocked' and cannot easily be expanded, MP warns

12 reasons you should never visit Huddersfield

This town's got nothing going for it at all

M62 crash: two lanes closed after Sunday afternoon accident

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Vehicle crashed into the central reservation

Country singer Carolynne Poole to star at Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust's Rose Ball

Annual ball is back for 2016 to celebrate charity's 20th anniversary

Hands Off HRI: Black-tie ball on the agenda with exclusive prizes including Tyrone Nurse's gloves

One-off Ashley Jackson and Darren Baker art also up for auction at fundraiser to save Huddersfield A&E

Queue on M62 Eastbound live

M62: Lanes closed after crash between Brighouse and Cleckheaton RECAP

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Lindley man Elliot Bray in court accused of dangerous driving on the M62

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He allegedly reached 103mph during a police chase

Man trapped in car after crash on M62

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The accident occurred in between junction 24 at Ainley Top and junction 25 at Brighouse

Business Profile: Max Lambert, of Property Remedial Damp Proofing Ltd

Cleckheaton-born Max Lambert recalls his career in property and watching his cricketing heroes at Old Trafford

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'


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