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.

Business Profile: Mike Parkinson, of Parky's Bistro

Taekwando sessions help chef Mike Parkinson let off steam after a busy week at his business, Parky's Bistro

Robert Read in action for Lindley WMC

Robert Read made the top break in the Huddersfield Open Snooker League

Lindley's main man notches half century

Denis Kilcommons: Bygone pubs around Folly Hall and Chapel Hill

Grey Horse, The Commercial, Odd Fellows, Poets Corner, Black Bull

Home Mills fashions a whole new image

The former Lindsays Allsorts at Milnsbridge has been given a new look to create Home Mills

£30m cycling boost welcomed, but let's get the routes right for all, says Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt

Clr Martyn Bolt on the £30m cycling funding announced by the government this week

David Mitchell updated
Treat your mum this Mother's Day

Mother's Day dining: 10 places to treat mum this year

Here's 10 of Huddersfield's most popular restaurants for a yummy Mother's Day feast

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws

Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Can Huddersfield Examiner readers reveal more about Albert Oyen and Lilian Whitwam

Big boost for Huddersfield Bowls Association ahead of season

Sponsorship backing for new campaign's league competition

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Birkby man John McDonagh escapes jail term after biting a 16-year-old girl on the shoulder during a row

The Birkby man previously attacked the girl at a hotel in Blackpool when he hit her on the head with a cup

David Mitchell

Killer David Mitchell will be sentenced next week

Judge rejects a Newton hearing for killer

Nicola Turner

Kirklees Lib Dems say they can cut leadership costs and invest in infrastructure

Budget amendments put forward before next Wednesday's Kirklees budget meeting

Business Profile: Chris Worsley, of CSW Family Group

Former solider Chris Worsley is promoting Milnsbridge along with his businesses Easy Fireplace and Envy Fires & Fireplaces

Kirklees Council land and buildings auction —including public toilets — could net more than £1.9m

Nine lots go under the hammer including Westfields site, Mirfield

Leeds Crown Court

Huddersfield man John Junior Wells jailed for text-row attack on partner

Row flared over a text message with an X on the end

Family and Health: Alcohol is more damaging to women than men

A study of more than 1m women in the UK has shown that drinking alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer.

Lockwood's Scott Lawton produces top break in Huddersfield Open Snooker League

Scott Lawton of Lockwood Con B scored the weeks highest break with a 54 in the Huddersfield Open Snooker League

More than 70 Kirklees schools shut their doors due to snow

More than a third of the area's schools fell victim to the weather while the council reveals it has used 750 tonnes of grit since Wednesday morning

Videos & Photos

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

LOOK: A taste of Europe comes to Huddersfield's New Street with continental market

MEN reporter David Lynch thinks Reece James can be the perfect Jack Robinson replacement

'The perfect replacement for Jack Robinson' - the view on Huddersfield Town's new left-back Reece James from a Manchester United perspective


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