Denis Kilcommons: Gentlemen of another age in a long gone hamlet

An appeal for information about an old pub has produced details of a lost hamlet

Denis Kilcommons: Here comes the summer!

Children can't wait to get out of school and into playing on their computers

Denis Kilcommons: Astonishing number of pubs defunct in just one village

But why was The Cricketers known as The Blazing Rag?

Denis Kilcommons: I'm not one to let the grass grow under my feet

An artificial lawn was the perfect distraction

Denis Kilcommons: Every family has a story to tell

Tales of pirates and a missing fortune

Denis Kilcommons: Everybody has plans if they win the Lottery

We all have a plan in our heads of how to spend the millions

Denis Kilcommons: More memories of old pubs

Does anyone remember the Wheatsheaf pub in Honley?

Denis Kilcommons: Charlottes - fit for a princess

Princess Charlotte, the new royal baby, caused an international furore when a zoo in Japan named a baby monkey after her

Denis Kilcommons: International Nurses Day

It is appropriately held on Florence Nightingale's birthday

Denis Kilcommons: Microbiologist lays bare the bugs in a beard

Even more reason for Mrs Kilcommons not to pucker up

Denis Kilcommons: Don't stand so close to me!

Marking out your personal space is normal behaviour says anthropologist

Denis Kilcommons: Judging a scarecrow competition is enough to knock the stuffing out of you

Sixty eight entries, all of a high standard, did not make the task easy

Denis Kilcommons: Birthday to beat all others

I celebrated my fourth birthday on my uncle Austin's shoulders as the country rejoiced on VE day

Denis Kilcommons: Trio of favourite mugs and rules set in stone

A survey for Heinz Cup Soups says almost 60% of us have an emotional attachment to our favourite mug.

Denis Kilcommons: Reputation and history surrounding town's The Dog Inn

The Dog Inn at the bottom end of town was a less than salubrious hostelry that was known for drunkenness and ladies of ill repute.

Denis Kilcommons: Saved from a cougar by my spam file

Beware emails from African orphans and preying women

Denis Kilcommons: A tale of evolution

According to scientists, my bad back is because I am shaped like a chimpanzee.

Denis Kilcommons: Feelings of inadequacy

The BBC should be ashamed of itself for screening such blatantly sexual images of Ross Poldark stripped to the waist in peak viewing time!


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
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Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent