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Huddersfield is a town in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire. The 11th largest town in the UK, it is situated between Leeds and Manchester, along the River Colne and River Holme.
Huddersfield is famous for its industrial past and well-known as the birthplace of Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and movie star James Mason.
It is also the home of Huddersfield Town AFC and Huddersfield Giants RLFC.


I lost 11 1/2 stones to become half the woman I was

Obesity is a risk factor for the potentially deadly pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia – as Huddersfield mum-of-two Kirsty Ball discovered when she went into labour weighing 23 stones. But the experience changed her life for the better

Do you know how to recognise pain in your pet? Vet Martin Paterson has some tips

Martin, of Donaldson's Vets, describes how to know if your cat or dog is in pain

Guns, Land Rover headlamps and dollars stolen: Latest crimes reported to Huddersfield police

These are the latest crimes reported to West Yorkshire Police

An operating theatre (file picture)

Huddersfield A&E consultation results: 'What if something goes wrong at hospital without A&E?'

Official report finds public worried about safety of hospital shake-up

Huddersfield A&E consultation results: Residents baffled by plan they say lacks detail and clarity

Despite confusion as to how plan will work survey respondents unhappy at single option presented

Huddersfield A&E consultation results: 'Go back to the drawing board', MPs say as they unite against plans

Huddersfield, Colne Valley and Dewsbury MPs urge health chiefs to listen to results and scrap proposal


Huddersfield A&E consultation results published: How we reported it live plus updates and reaction

The results of the Right Care Right Time Right Place consultation have been released — follow our liveblog for report findings and reaction

Chemist Pharmacy

When are pharmacies open in Huddersfield on August Bank Holiday Monday?

Times and advice on how pharmacies can help you

Check out these adorable pooches celebrating National Dog Day in Huddersfield!

We've got a gallery of the cutest puppies in town

Five ideas for August Bank holiday beers in Huddersfield

Enjoy the extra day off by treating yourself to a pint or two (or three)

Lockwood tip fire: Blaze flares up again as residents complain of 'melted plastic' smell

Firefighters vow to stay as long as it takes to put out fire

Fuel on sale again at fire-ravaged Huddersfield petrol station

But the wrecked shop yet to be rebuilt


Takeaway boss Toheed Javed gave former employee's name to police to escape driving offences

Judge warns that drivers giving a false name to police face jail

Have you been papped by our Snapper about Town? It's Turnbridge WMC

See if our photographer caught you on camera!

Want to help the clean-up at the fire-damaged Watershed in Slaithwaite? Here's how

Arts and community centre could be closed for up to nine months

Pear Tree crowned pub of the season for summer 2016

Mirfield pub impresses Heavy Woollen CAMRA

Opening of Alice in Groomland, Beast Market, Huddersfield. left to right, Allison Rogers - propretor, Marie Burns with Crufts winner 'Devon', Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clr Jim Dodds and Carol Dodds.

National Dog Day: Would your dog enjoy a blueberry and vanilla facial?

New grooming parlour Alice in Groomingland given paw of approval from Crufts Best in Show winner Devon

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Court in Brief: Charges of assault, drink driving and theft

Huddersfield Magistrates recorded the following decisions

Fire crews called after blaze breaks out at John Cotton's factory in Mirfield

The service attended after indistrial dust extraction bins overheated


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