Mirfield

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

Watch our video showing just how full local rivers and canals are

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Huddersfield Town Hall
Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice provides Christmas treat for teenager Bethanie Price

Shopping trip a joy for teenage patient

Kirklees Council greenway review will include cycling, walking and horseriding opportunities

A review of greenways is to take place - to put Kirklees at the front of the queue should future funding be found to develop them

News

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

Watch our video showing just how full local rivers and canals are

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Huddersfield Town Hall
Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice provides Christmas treat for teenager Bethanie Price

Shopping trip a joy for teenage patient

Sport

Mirfield Stags to play in Yorkshire Men's League

A squad of 30 players are already on the books of Mirfield's only RL club

Mirfield Stags rugby league side unveil top referee Richard Silverwood as coach

International referee Richard Silverwood and former Dewsbury Rams assistant coach Simon Hagger are set to take up the reins at Mirfield Stags
Richard Silverwood to lead new side assisted by ex-Dewsbury Rams coach Simon Hagger

Former Huddersfield Giants star Robbie Hunter-Paul on board at Mirfield Stags

RL legend Robbie Hunter-Paul could come out of retirement to play for Mirfield's new sporting club

About Mirfield

Mirfield is a small town that sits between Brighouse and Dewsbury. In the 2001 Census, Mirfield was recorded as having a population of 18,621. Mirfield was also the birthplace of the actor Sir Patrick Stewart, as well as Richard Reed, the co-founder of Innocent Drinks. Mirfield also has an annual agricultural show called Mirfield Show held on the third Sunday in August and in May 2005, Mirfield became the first Fairtrade Town in Kirklees and only the fourth in West Yorkshire.

Videos & Photos

Work on new Rastrick fire station taking shape

Castle Hill turns into Christmas grotto as Santa Claus stops off to meet good girls and boys

X Factor boy band Union J share their thoughts on their rising stardom, their upcoming release and becoming a 'modern day Westlife'

Journalists

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