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.

Judith Hughes

'Disorganised' Labour branch criticised for displacing hard-working Kirklees councillor Judith Hughes

But Greenhead branch say they have to abide by national party rules

Sheikh Ullah of Newsome chosen as Greenhead Labour candidate

Vacancy arose after Mehboob Khan stood down

Jason Mosley with his classic XR2 help to promote the charity Prostate Cancer UK

Classic car enthusiast Jason Mosley turns cherished Ford XR2 into Prostate Cancer UK awareness car

Jason launches awareness drive after dad is diagnosed with prostate cancer

56 Kirklees buildings and plots of land to be sold off over next two years - See what is going up for sale here

More than 50 council buildings and plots of land are going up for sale

Kevin Dixon and, inset, Tempa the dog which he hacked to death

Newsome man Kevin Dixon guilty of animal cruelty after axing neighbour's dog to death

At an earlier hearing Dixon claimed the dog had not suffered when he attacked it and the assault had been all over and done with “from first blow to last in 10 seconds.”

Schools and community groups back bid to get more trees in West Yorkshire

Woodland Trust scheme aids dozens of sites

Huddersfield does its bit for Comic Relief 2015

Buns and red nsoes raise charity cash

Team to explore discounted supermarket plan for Huddersfield or Dewsbury town centres

Community Shop takes surplus stock from supermarkets to tackle food poverty and sells on at a fraction of their normal price

Referees revolution a bonus for Huddersfield District League

Progress still needs to be made to have 100 per cent match coverage

Family and Health: Happy family at last - thanks to IVF treatment

Thinking of having a baby? The Calderdale Royal Hospital is hosting an event for would-be parents.

Newsome man accused of killing Akita-type dog with an axe

Kevin Dixon told magistrates he didn't want the dog to suffer

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Burglary spree in Marsh, Lindley and Newsome thought to be linked to stolen Kia car

Blue 63-plate Kia Rio believed to have been used in eight burglaries

Kirkheaton march on in Barlow Cup as Diggle put to the sword

Rovers have the edge against Diggle

Huddersfield Town Hall
Budget meeting 2015

Kirklees Council agrees Council Tax rise ... and huge budget cuts leading to 1,000 job losses

Funding for Police Community Support Officers will be axed

Student Asher Moss caught with cannabis and cash

Community order for student who claimed to be looking after nearly £9,000 of the drug

Newsome councillor Andrew Cooper celebrates completing Dry January challenge

Kirklees council manager, Grahame McKinsley, also took part to raise awareness of how a lower alcohol intake can improve health and wellbeing

Videos & Photos

Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell will be patient over Harry Bunn return

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

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