Milnsbridge

Milnsbridge is around two miles west of Huddersfield town centre. The name is said to have derived from the water-powered mill and the bridge that stood alongside it in the 13th century. Sited in the Colne Valley, the Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through Milnsbridge close to the River Colne. The area has a rich textile heritage and former Prime Minister Harold Wilson went to primary school at the then New Street School.

Motorcyclist injured after crash in Milnsbridge

Police have closed Whiteley St to deal with the incident which is on-going

Kirklees Council

Private hire taxi operator John Beaumont of Milnsbridge's JRT Private Hire fined for licensing offences

Court hears that only a licensed private hire driver can drive a licensed private hire vehicle

Grace Dyson, Iasha Iqbal, Leilani Koranteng,Abdul Ali, with Roman soldier Rev Mike Smith.

Rev Mike Smith delivers alternative Christmas story - dressed as a Roman soldier

Minister adds twist to traditional tale of Mary and Joseph

Call out for musical residents to form brass band in homage to historic Milnsbridge Socialist Band, once based at the now Red and Green Club

One of those behind the project, Paul Salveson, wants people to practice and play the band's favourite songs at the Bankwell Road site

Police would like to speak to these men in connection with a number of thefts from ATMs in Huddersfield

PICTURED: Men who police want to speak to after wave of ATM skimming machines found in Huddersfield

CCTV appeal over ATM thefts which have taken place in Lockwood, Netherton, Milnsbridge, Lepton and Honley

Ofsted

Milnsbridge school's "challenging journey" was worth the effort says Ofsted

Praise for school which turns itself around

Botham Hall Care Centre gains silver award

A Milnsbridge care centre has secured a PEARL silver award in a competition run by Four Seasons Health Care

Radio Three winner in spoken word event

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Award-winning poet Louise Fazackerley, inset, is appearing at the Red and Green Club in Milnsbridge next week

Milnsbridge Village Hall group unhappy at lack of building upkeep by Kirklees Council

The secretary of Milnsbridge Village Hall, Deborah Wright, says she was dismayed that the council, which currently owns the hall, has failed to maintain the building’s outside

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

L S Lowry painting gift from Huddersfield tycoon to former Prime Minister Harold Wilson sells for £374,500

The gift from tycoon Lord Hanson fetched more than £100,000 than was expected at auction

Big cheese! Razan Alsous flees Syria to launch her own award-winning Yorkshire cheese in Linthwaite

The 31-year-old won a World Cheese Award at the BBC Food Show

Holroyd & Co appoints solicitor Julie Devenport

A solicitor with more than 25 years experience has joind Milnsbridge-based law firm Holroyd & Co

Ken Dodd not coming to Milnsbridge for charity show this weekend ... as he hadn't been asked

United Churches Healing Ministry reveal a teenager was supposed to have been organising the veteran comic's visit

L S Lowry oil painting called The Adelphi which the late Huddersfield tycoon Lord Hanson gave to his friend, former prime minister Harold Wilson

LS Lowry painting given as gift to former Prime Minister Harold Wilson by Huddersfield tycoon could fetch £300,000 at auction

The 12ins by 20ins picture called The Adelphi was painted by Lowry in 1933 and was presented to Harold Wilson by James Hanson

Edgar Holroyd-Doveton

Have your say in Kirklees Council devolution at public meetings

Four public meetings arranged for people to speak to councillors about the future of the council

David Mitchell

Judge reserves decision on David Mitchell who admitted murdering sex offender Robert Hind but now wants to change his plea to not guilty

47-year-old refused to leave his cell at Leeds Prison for hearing at the city's crown court

Huddersfield's narrow escapes manufacturing munitions during World War One

Many women answered call to work in potentially deadly factories

XL Print and photographer David Lawton join forces

A print and design house and a photographer have linked up to create images on canvas that are helping people recapture memories

Social climbing! Milnsbridge bould-ly goes where no-one has gone before

Huge climbing boulder is finally open in Crow Lane Recreation Ground

Videos & Photos

Steve Thompson has completed his switch from Huddersfield Town to Leeds United

Steve Thompson finally leaves Huddersfield Town for Leeds United

James Vaughan could be Huddersfield Town starter against Birmingham City

Holme Moss covered in first snows of winter 2014

Huddersfield weatherman Paul Stevens not tipping a white Christmas

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