Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield New College was founded in 1959 when the existing Huddersfield College was merged with Hillhouse Technical School at a new campus at Salendine Nook.. It became a sixth form college in 1973. It caters exclusively for young people in the 16-18 age and now has more than 2,300 students on roll.

Travellers vehicles on Fartown Green, Huddersfield.

Travellers move onto Fartown Green

Local homeowners complained they had driven directly across the playground to set up camp on a sports field - ironically only a few yards away from Fartown police station

Kirklees Council's legal struggle to solve problem of travellers in area

Council officials would have to prove that the same people had returned to a site after eviction in order to use existing legal powers

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Yorkshire First calls for debate on devolution as Scottish independence referendum looms closer

Yorkshire should press for new powers in light of the Scottish independence referendum, says a Holmfirth-born businessman

Paul Holland of Kluber Lubrication, Pennine Business Park in Bradley

Business Profile: Paul Holland of Klüber Lubrication GB

A professional engineeer is boosting business for Huddersfield as managing director of a specility lubricants firm in the town

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

Further travellers have appeared at a site off Leeds Road in Batley

Taylor Wimpey site manager wins sixth Pride in the Job award

Fenay Bridge man Simon Longley has secured his sixth Pride in the Job award from the National House Buildiong Council

Katherine Lennon who achieved five A*, two A and two B grades

Almondbury Community School students report success

Students happy to see hard work pay off

A Level results day at Greenhead College, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield New College achieves 99 per cent pass rate

Around 40% of all A Level students left with an A*, A or B grade.

A Level results day at Greenhead College, Huddersfield.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Huddersfield New College

Students celebrate exam success

Local students celebrate A-level success - results and our pictures here

Thousands of Huddersfield students today celebrated A-level success

A/S-LEVEL RESULTS: Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield New College students celebrate exam success

One to Watch: Dead End Friends

Formed in late 2013 in Huddersfield, Dead End Friends write and perform foot-tapping, head-bobbing, garage rock.

Travellers' vehicles on Salendine Nook High School playing fields.

Two traveller caravans remain outside Salendine Nook High School as High Court eviction order is sought

Neighbours complain travellers have used school grounds as toilet and rubbish dump

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist

Young readers celebrate their success in a nationwide literacy scheme

Students and staff at Huddersfield New College read and reviewed books for the Six Book Challenge

Business Profile: Shannon Martin of Evelyn Taylor Bridal

After 10 years working in womenswear retailing, Golcar woman Shannon Martin has set up her own bridalwear business

Sports Personalities of the Year awards launched at Huddersfield New College L-R Alice Linsell, George Richardson and Molly Irons with their awards

Huddersfield New College sports students honoured at Sports Personalities of the Year awards

The Sports Personalities of the Year Awards were held at Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield's star archery student Jessie Slater still on target for success after winning first adult contest

Jessie Slater, 17, came top in her first competition and is hoping for more successes this year

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