Birkby

Huddersfield and District Family History Society helps Honley historian Cyril Ford with a new book on World War One

Society holding its fair on November 8 at Cathedral House in Huddersfield

Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Historical society project to mark Great War centenary

Birkby's St John's Church left dancing for joy after £500 is raised for vital building repairs

Church warden, Tony Clarke, was one of those who helped to organise the sequence dance night

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils
Resident parking permits on Kirklees agenda, while Calderdale Clrs will consider application for a sexual entertainment venue

Premier Taekwondo Club at Birkby opening their doors on Friday and Saturday for people to check out the martial art

Hoping to expand membership and attract youngsters

News

Huddersfield and District Family History Society helps Honley historian Cyril Ford with a new book on World War One

Society holding its fair on November 8 at Cathedral House in Huddersfield

Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Historical society project to mark Great War centenary

Birkby's St John's Church left dancing for joy after £500 is raised for vital building repairs

Church warden, Tony Clarke, was one of those who helped to organise the sequence dance night

Sport

Premier Taekwondo Club at Birkby opening their doors on Friday and Saturday for people to check out the martial art

Hoping to expand membership and attract youngsters

Premier Taekwondo of Huddersfield have three British Champions

Club also pick up string of medals in National Championships

Shelley taekwondo ace Alex Needham called up for Great Britain at Under 21 European Championships

Big step on road to dream of making Olympics

About Birkby

Birkby is a large suburb lying close to the town centre of Huddersfield. Having a population of roughly 6,700, the name Birkby is believed to mean "a village inhabited by people of both Viking and ancient Briton origins". Birkby contains Norman Park, a small park with a war memorial commemorating those who died in the First World War. Birkby remained largely rural well into the 20th century, with the original settlement lying close to the town centre.

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