Almondbury

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.

Councillors back changes to Lydgate and Longley schools

Lydgate's £4.9m move backed while Longley will become an autism specialist school

Obituary of Hannah Goldstein

Mum organised family galas in Rawthorpe and Dalton

Holders Hoylandswaine involved in stand-out Sykes Cup first-round clash against Delph next season

Kirkheaton and Almondbury face each other in intriguing tie

Don't miss the last posting dates this Christmas

Picking up a parcel? You can do it on Sundays before Christmas

Post staff in Huddersfield are working on Sundays to help people prepare for Christmas.

Kirkheaton Rovers march on in County FA Cup

Success over Farsley Celtic sees Huddersfield side through

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

Kirklees Council leader explains reasons for £200k credit union loan and food bank funding bid

Clr David Sheard says priority is to help poorer members of community

Photo dated 25/12/1915 of British soldiers playing a game of football

Huddersfield District League talks over extra division suspended

Great War takes a hand in the history of local football, writes Roger Furniss 

LCpl Tom Gallimore (right) with Nicholas Elliott, of Almondbury, at the army's Altcar training camp in Liverpool

Unemployed Almondbury man gets taste of the army life to help with job search

A group of unemployed people spent a week at the army's Altcar training camp near Liverpool to hone their teamwork skills

Celia Taylor's kiwi fruit tree in her garden in Fernside Avenue, Almondbury.

Celia Taylor's kiwi fruit trees produce bumper crop of more than 1,000 - in Almondbury

Celia's trees could spark more debate on global warming!

Local football

Huddersfield District League schedule on track

Postponements have been few for competition this season, writes Roger Furniss

Boxer Frank Bruno

Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

Ex-boxing champ raises money and awareness for mental health

Almondbury residents strike back at Cold Callers

Set up is self-funded by residents

Christmas tree outside Mirfield Library.

Teen tries to flee Almondbury crash scene with broken leg

An underage teenager is in hospital after trying to flee a crash scene with a broken leg

Successful exhibition in Almondbury commemorating WW1

Special guests at its opening

Kirklees land and building up for auction - potential for £620k sales boost

To add to the £1.8m of auction sales of Kirklees land and buildings already this year

LOOK: Children in Need in Huddersfield - town goes Pudsey crazy to raise money

Take a look at our gallery and reports as Huddersfield raises money for Children in Need

Videos & Photos

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Chris Powell can expect an improvement from his players in the new year

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town traditionally fare in the upcoming months

Fire drama for Huddersfield Choral Society

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