Marsden

Christmas 2014: 10 activities to keep kids amused during the holidays

On Friday youngsters across Kirklees will pack away their schoolbooks and get ready for some Christmas fun as the holidays begin.

Santa's big helper! Marsden's Santa Pete brings Christmas to families across the country

Santa Pete takes pride of place in his grotto
Santa Pete, who lives in Carrs Road, has made wishes come true for Xtra Factor judges, Joan Rivers and everyone young at heart

River Colne and Huddersfield Broad Canal have turned orange!

An orange hue to Huddersfield Broad Canal
Annette Monroe puzzled as waterways change colour

Christmas with Honley Male Voice Choir at Huddersfield Town Hall

Honley Male Voice Choir
Suzanne Smelt's review of the festive show laid on by Honley Male Voice Choir

News

Santa Pete takes pride of place in his grotto

Santa's big helper! Marsden's Santa Pete brings Christmas to families across the country

Santa Pete, who lives in Carrs Road, has made wishes come true for Xtra Factor judges, Joan Rivers and everyone young at heart

River Colne and Huddersfield Broad Canal have turned orange!

An orange hue to Huddersfield Broad Canal
Annette Monroe puzzled as waterways change colour

Bernard Hallas: Litany of errors by care authorities revealed in watchdog's report about care of OAP who disappeared and was found dead

Bernard Hallas
A serious case review has given a damning verdict of the actions of health and social care workers at Kirklees Council and mental health teams from South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Sport

Holders Hoylandswaine involved in stand-out Sykes Cup first-round clash against Delph next season

Kirkheaton and Almondbury face each other in intriguing tie

Kirkheaton Rovers march on in County FA Cup

Success over Farsley Celtic sees Huddersfield side through

Huddersfield District League schedule on track

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

About Marsden

Marsden is a large village located seven miles west of the town centre of Huddersfield, sitting at the confluence between the River Colne and the Wessenden Brook. Marsden is surrounded on three sides by the high moors of Marsden and Meltham, with Saddleworth Moor being very close. Kirklees Council estimated in mid 2008 that the village had a population of 4,440. Marsden is also home the Marsden Silver Prize Band - a top level brass band - as well as the headquarters of the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team.

Videos & Photos

Fire drama for Huddersfield Choral Society

Holme Moss covered in first snows of winter 2014

Huddersfield weatherman Paul Stevens not tipping a white Christmas

Huddersfield Town players spread Christmas cheer at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals

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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
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent