Meltham

Broad Oak winners of the Jedi Sport Champions (from left) back row: Jack Wadsworth, Daniel Rushworth, Dylan Bailie, Ryan Wadsworth, Tom McCreadie, Alex Slack, Jack Harper, Daniel Taylor, Richard Horner (coach). Front row: John Keeling, John Greaves, Lee Baxter (Capt), Sven Burluraux, Jarryd Vernon, Nathan Wadsworth (Scorer) Not pictured - Sean Mee.

Hoylandswaine celebrate Drakes Premiership title win in style

Broad Oak and Moorlands take Championship promotions slots, while Kirkheaton and Cumberworth United step up from Conference

Family pay tribute to Yorkshire Regiment soldier Tom Wroe of Meltham on second anniversary of his death

To mark the second anniversary of his death, Tom’s dad Mick, mum Claire and sister Demi made a special visit to his graveside at Helme churchyard
“We have lost a son and brother but heaven has gained a hero.”

Newsome FC determined not to leave title push so late

Rob Ewens of JTD Building Supplies hands over new kit to Scholes team manager Neil Bellas
Huddersfield District League champions set out stall for new campaign

Linthwaite FC make strong start to new Kirklees Sunday League campaign

Local football
League remains as a 10-club competition for new season

Two arrested after gun fired at car in Meltham

Car windscreen shattered in Meltham incident but no-one hurt

News

To mark the second anniversary of his death, Tom’s dad Mick, mum Claire and sister Demi made a special visit to his graveside at Helme churchyard

Family pay tribute to Yorkshire Regiment soldier Tom Wroe of Meltham on second anniversary of his death

“We have lost a son and brother but heaven has gained a hero.”

Two arrested after gun fired at car in Meltham

Car windscreen shattered in Meltham incident but no-one hurt

New mum Rebecca Maden admits failing to provide police with samples after being arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
The Meltham woman was struggling after her son was born prematurely at 27 weeks

Sport

Broad Oak winners of the Jedi Sport Champions (from left) back row: Jack Wadsworth, Daniel Rushworth, Dylan Bailie, Ryan Wadsworth, Tom McCreadie, Alex Slack, Jack Harper, Daniel Taylor, Richard Horner (coach). Front row: John Keeling, John Greaves, Lee Baxter (Capt), Sven Burluraux, Jarryd Vernon, Nathan Wadsworth (Scorer) Not pictured - Sean Mee.

Hoylandswaine celebrate Drakes Premiership title win in style

Broad Oak and Moorlands take Championship promotions slots, while Kirkheaton and Cumberworth United step up from Conference

Newsome FC determined not to leave title push so late

Rob Ewens of JTD Building Supplies hands over new kit to Scholes team manager Neil Bellas
Huddersfield District League champions set out stall for new campaign

Linthwaite FC make strong start to new Kirklees Sunday League campaign

Local football
League remains as a 10-club competition for new season

About Meltham

Meltham is a small town situated below Wessenden Moor, four-and-a-half miles south west from the town centre of Huddersfield. On the edge of the Peak District National Park, Meltham was estimated in 2005 to have a population of 8,600. Meltham is within close reach of several major cities, including Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield. The valley has been inhabited since pre-historic times, with two Iron Age sites overlooking the town.

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