Mirfield campaign group hoping lessons of past won't be forgotten in current Balderstone planning fight

Earlier this year Bellway submitted a planning application for 135 houses on the fields off Hepworth Lane, which, in parts, is a single track road with no pavement

Hepworth United football team told to re-think plan for new clubhouse

Hepworth United wanted a new club to meet future needs

Borough of Kirkless swimmers hit the heights at North East Region Championships

Eight return from Sunderland event with gold medals

Sites in Mirfield which Kirklees Council plan to sell - Mirfield Town Council offices.
Local football

Huddersfield District League schedule on track

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

Huw Thatcher who died suddenly from a brain haemorrhage while playing football for Hepworth United in March 2011

Huw Thatcher Trust in memory of Holmfirth teen who collapsed and died while playing football reaches £100,000 fundraising milestone

Trust set up in memory of Huw, 15, who died from undiagnosed brain aneurysm during football match

Huddersfield in fine tune as its 37th Contemporary Music Festival returns to the town

The event brings together performers from around the world for 10 days of events

World premieres and free concerts - the week ahead for HCMF

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival begins today and promises 10 days of events.

Holmfirth's Art Market launches pom-pom making for festive event

Crafts people and artists from all over the country will converge on Holmfirth at the end of the month for a festive market.

Ten days that put Huddersfield at the centre of contemporary music

For its 37th year the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is hosting 37 world premieres.

Huddersfield District League sides take a knock in the Sheffield Challenge Cup

Holmbridge still involved after postponement

Alex Hemsley of Green Acres livery stableswith the smashed tack room door in her livery stables where thieves made off with thousands of pounds worth of horse riding equipment

Burglars steal £15,000 of riding gear from Holme Valley farm after smashing through wall

Saddles, bridles and show rugs taken from Green Acres Farm

Sharing Memories fashion show preview, Hope Bank, Honley. Ronnie Bell (16), a Holmfirth High School student and Daphne London, of Holme Valley Sharing memories group, compare styles for the forthcoming fashion show

Young and elderly unite to take on the catwalk to raise money for Holme Valley Sharing Memories

83-year-old group member, Daphne London, will show teenagers the ropes when they take to the runway on November 3

High scoring games order of the day in Huddersfield District League

Berry Brow's Alec Thomas hits four and still ends on losing side

Borough of Kirklees trio strike gold at county event

Swimmers grab medals at the Yorkshire Winter Championships

100-year-old Francis Morris of Quarmby
Clr Nigel Patrick, Holme Valley South Conservative, Colne Vallley MP Jason McCartney with Netherthong resdients, members of Netherthong Action Group, opposing housing plans

Twist in Netherthong planning dispute reveals residents, not developers, own access to St Mary's Avenue site

Residents win right to have land registered to them in an access dispute

Local football

Giant killing duo to meet in Huddersfield FA Challenge Cup

The two surprises came from Third Division AFC Lindley and Fourth Division Salendine Nook, both of whom beat Second Division opposition, writes Roger Furniss

Sculptor Vivien Whitaker Arbs donates pieces to the Lawrence Batley Theatre

Much of Vivien’s alabaster work is held in private collections but she is also keen to have pieces in the public domain


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