Newsome

Newsome is a village around one mile south of Huddersfield town centre. The village lies at the centre of Kirklees Council's Newsome electoral ward to which it gives its name. Newsome stands on below Castle Hill and above the valley where the River Holme meets the River Colne. The Newsome Mills building's clocktower is the area's landmark building and can be seen from much of Huddersfield.

Dancers buzzing in Flies

A group of 22 young dancers from all over Yorkshire, among them Huddersfield performer Elliott Augustine

Leeds Crown Court

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk partner strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

Hoot Creative Arts invites people to dementia session on November 26 at Newsome South Methodist Church

Turn up for free sessions helping people understand dementia

Examiner reader Julius Baracskay found this old bottle stopper while walking his dog in Bluebell Hill woods in Newsome

Was the site an old tip and where are other long-forgotten Huddersfield tips?

Huddersfield FA Challenge Cup holders Golcar United are knocked out by District League Newsome

West Riding County Amateur side are vanquished

Christmas tree outside Mirfield Library.
Olivia Glennie became a transplant donor after her tragic death

Family of Newsome teen Olivia Glennie receive award after organ donation decision saved lives of three others

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The family later received a letter telling them their decision had helped a mum in her 20s with a young child, a man in his 30s and a 13-year-old girl

Cat owner Shauna Madden is urging the council to change policy after her cat was run over

Newsome pet lover Shauna Madden slams Kirklees Council over lack of compassion after staff cremate her runover cat without her knowledge

Shauna, 20, is now supporting a would-be bill called Harvey's Law, which would ensure compulsory scanning of all pets retrieved from highways

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Kevin Dixon in court accused of killing an Akita-type dog with an axe

Dixon, of Newsome, is alleged to have struck the pet named Tempa several times to the neck

Huddersfield District League sides take a knock in the Sheffield Challenge Cup

Holmbridge still involved after postponement

Bradford Crown Court

Panicked driver Daniel Trew led police on chase through Huddersfield, court hears

Daniel Trew attracted attention when he did a hurried U-turn in Close Hill Lane, Newsome, after the police car drove by his parked Vauxhall Astra

Armistice Day service at Greenhead Park War memorial, Huddersfield

Hundreds gather at War Memorial in Greenhead Park for Armistice service

More than 300 children attend from eight schools as Huddersfield remembers

WATCH: amazing scenes as Huddersfield artist Denimu creates Ayrton Senna masterpiece - from denim jeans

The former Greenhead College pupil is the world's foremost artist in the medium of denim

Huddersfield Friends of the Earth on King Street, campaigning against fracking

Petition launched to make Kirklees 'frack-free'

Huddersfield Friends of the Earth take to the streets to raise awareness of fracking

Berry Brow fly the flag for the Huddersfield and District League

Brow enjoy County Cup success over Thackley

Formula One legend Ayrton Senna immortalised in denim by Huddersfield artist Ian Berry aka Denimu

Ian 'Denimu' Berry's work - commissioned by The Ayrton Senna Institute - unveiled in Brazil

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Adam Robinson in court after putting his hand through a window following a row with his family

Robinson needed hospital treatment after the incident in Holmfirth, triggered after he made a noise shouting for his sister's dog

Pooch Perfection offers new direction for Dena

A dog groonming salon and doggie boutique in Honley is proving a hit with pet owners

High scoring games order of the day in Huddersfield District League

Berry Brow's Alec Thomas hits four and still ends on losing side

Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

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