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.

Kirklees Council

Auction of unused Kirklees Council's land and buildings fetching more than expected

Kirklees Council is listing vacant plots of land and unused buildings for sale in the aim of generating more than £25m in five years

Aaron Bonner jailed after terrifying shop robbery in Huddersfield

Shopworker robbed at knifepoint by masked men

David Mitchell updated
Almondbury man and Lascelles Hall Cricket Club player, Simon Walker

Popular Almondbury hairdresser and cricketer took his own life

An inquest at Huddersfield Magistrates Court heard 32-year-old dad Simon Walker had been suffering with depression

Northern Powergrid

Homes and businesses without electricity after power cuts in Huddersfield

Around 40 homes in HD3 are affected by the shortage

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

Business Profile: David Andrassy, of Andrassy Media

David Andrassy, based at the Media Centre, has built a business to help Third Sector organisations get their messages across

Popular teacher who took her own life had inhaled carbon monoxide

Helen Guy was found collapsed by her partner in her Almondbury home

Hill Top at Dalton sparks some wonderful memories of a bygone way of life in Huddersfield

Discover the names of the families who lived in that area during the 1950s

Business Profile: Neil Coombes, of Neil Coombes Solicitor Ltd

Learning about court procedures as a trainee policeman fired an interest in the law for solicitor Neil Coombes

Parking ticket blunder at Gallagher Retail Park leaves family with £100 fine

The Roberts family twice visited the car park on the same day but parking bosses fined for continuous stay

Kirkheaton march on in Barlow Cup as Diggle put to the sword

Rovers have the edge against Diggle

Long-awaited cash machine in Almondbury phone box vandalised after THREE days

Northgate ATM smashed by thieves days after it was installed

Bereaved dad prays his daughter's grave won't be attacked again after spending £2,500 on new headstone

Grave of two-year-old Brendaleigh Kineton at Almondbury Cemetery has been targeted since 2008

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Police swoop on cannabis farm in Almondbury

Cannabis plants and ventilation system discovered at property in Eastlands

Frank Bruno dinner raises almost £3,000 for Leanne Baker Trust

Portrait of boxing legend by Darren Baker sells at auction for £1,000

Boxing legend Frank Bruno proves a knockout at John Smith's Stadium dinner

Bruno helps raise cash and awareness for Leanne Baker Trust

WATCH: Chocolat author Joanne Harris joins fight to save threatened Almondbury Library

The Almondbury resident wants the community to get involved with the newly formed Almondbury Library Friends Association

Great-grandson of Scientology founder to speak at literature festival

From storytelling and Scientology to manga and poetry, Huddersfield Literature Festival aims to broaden horizons.

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