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Almondbury sits two miles south east of Huddersfield town centre. It appears in the Domesday Book as "Almondeberie". After the Norman Conquest, the land around the village was held by the powerful De Lacy family, who gave their name to De Lacy Avenue. Landmark Castle Hill is in Almondbury and the area is also home to Huddersfield's oldest school; King James' School, founded in 1547.


Watch as Maximum Voltage pumps up the volume at St Joseph's prom

Anya Foster takes to the stage to perform a leavers' song she wrote herself

Take your furry friend on an adventure this weekend

Dog walks in Huddersfield: 5 routes perfect for the weekend

Weekend dog walks you and your pooch will love around Huddersfield

Meet the campaigners battling to save your A&E

Hands Off HRI: "People will die if we don't fight." Meet the campaigners battling to save your A&E

Life-threatening illness and lost loved one among reasons for campaigners' involvement

Drug addict thief fled court after begging magistrates not to jail him

He ran away from Kirklees Magistrates Court before he could be sentenced — when he is caught he'll go straight to prison

Lying driver Jamie Hever 'dug a deep hole for himself' with police

Lucky to avoid jail for perverting the course of justice

Kirklees council residents given free wi-fi

They can now access the service at one of eight KNH community buildings

Business Profile: Jill Yvette Painter, of Jill Yvette's Holistic Beauty Ltd

Lockwood Park provides the ideal setting for Jill Yvette Painter's holistic beauty treatment busniess

Girls go home in tears after Huddersfield school says their trousers are 'too tight'

School sends letter home saying 'tight styles' of trousers no longer permitted

Peter Falconio: Former police chief thinks body may never be found

Colleen Gwynne has spoken on 15th anniversary of the Huddersfield backpacker's death

The murder of Peter Falconio: A timeline

On the 15th anniversary of the Huddersfield backpacker's death, we look at how events unfolded

Winners revealed in first ever Examiner Schools Awards

The first ever Examiner Schools Awards featured a very special and emotional award

Wesleyans bowler Chris Sykes, pictured right

Cricket match abandoned as Almondbury Wesleyans player attacks spectator

Almondbury Wesleyans player Chris Sykes said to have attacked Denby Dale fan

Birkby Junior School

Full list of Kirklees schools affected by strike action

37 schools closed or partially closed

Jack Bradshaw and Daniel Long jailed for knifepoint robbery

Intruders tried to rob man at knifepoint — as he slept in bed

Jack Bradshaw and Dnaiel Long jailed for early hours attack

Huddersfield historian Catherine Curzon pens book on scandalous secrets of the 18th century

The author and blogger has been interested in the era since learning about Marie Antoinette as a child

Margaret Kelly with her Vatican medal

Almondbury churchgoer gobsmacked after message of thanks from the POPE

Margaret Kelly has been given the Bene Bierenti award from the Vatican for her services to the church

Did you hear screams of 60-year-old woman being robbed in Somerset Road, Almondbury?

Incident occurred in early hours of Tuesday, June 28

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