Holmfirth

About Holmfirth

Holmfirth is a small town situated six miles south of Huddersfield town centre. Once a centre for pioneering film-making, Holmfirth more recently became well known for the location of the situation comedy "Last of the Summer Wine". The town grew from a corn mill and bridge in the 13th century, before rapidly expanding 300 years later due to the growing cloth trade and the better business of local quarries.

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
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Crime correspondent
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Health Correspondent
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Local Government Correspondent
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Education Correspondent
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Business Correspondent
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