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.

Honley's Simon Kelly hits out to claim only ton in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League programme

Kelly hit 102 as Honley put on 197-9 at Shepley, but it wasn’t enough to earn his side victory

Two drivers in court over tragic death of Alistair Duncan

Victim killed while walking to his Dalton home after enjoying a quiet pint at Huddersfield pub

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

End finally in sight for planning saga over Almondbury's Rose and Crown

Kirklees Council says application could be put in front of committee some time in September

Robert Lamb, retiring Head Teacher, King James's School, Almondbury, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Council workmen clearing up fly-tipped rubbish on New Hey Road at Scammonden
Fernside Avenue, Almondbury

Reliance Precision employee "joins" the army

Queen Elizabeth Barracks at Strensall hosted Executive Stretch, an exercise run by Reservists to help employees develop leadership skills

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Dad Munir Ghuman in court after assaulting his daughter at the family home in Almondbury

A district judge made an order banning the 51-year-old from going to the address for 28 days to give the family a cooling-off period

Kirkwood Hospice Midnight Memory Walk

WATCH: Hundreds take to streets for Kirkwood Hospice Midnight Memory Walk

More than £96,000 raised — a record total for the charity event

Robert Owen and his late wife Angela.

Nurse Drew Griffiths struck off for shouting at a pensioner with dementia

The Almondbury mental health nurse was found guilty of ill-treating or neglecting a 93-year-old in July last year

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Curtis Joseph in court after leaving his airgun behind following an interview at Huddersfield Jobcentre

Joseph, of Almondbury, recieved a community order for the "ridiculous and stupid" offence on November 3

The four St John Ambulance volunteers that saved Gordon Harding's life at Wakefield L to R: Alex Diffley, Jen Ward, Rachel Davies, Mike Crothers.

Almondbury first-aider Alex Diffley part of life-saving team when Wakefield Wildcats fan suffered heart attack at game

Alex Diffley, 25, was one of four first-aiders who saved Wakefield Wildcats supporter Gordon Harding

Dr Kate Granger with her MBE, awarded to her by the Prince of Wales at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, today. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Inspirational doctor Kate Granger receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

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Cancer campaigner receives honour from the Prince of Wales

Moorlands enjoying mixing with the best in the Huddersfield Drakes Cricket League

It’s been success after success since the Mirfield club’s move from the Central Yorkshire League

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Family flee Huddersfield home as lightning strike blows plaster off walls

Honley's Simon Kelly hits out to claim only ton in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League programme

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