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.

Bowls, bowling

Huddersfield man's 'bat ears' problem solved by surgeon

Hakam Albakri reveals mental and physical torture of having ears that stick out

Queensgate Market repairs could top £7m

900 customers call for heating repairs, but with a £1m bill councillors rule it out

RSPCA concerns over dead dog case in Huddersfield

Charity insists their focus is on animal welfare

250 reports of flytipping reported to Kirklees Council every month

It comes as walker speaks of waste and dumped items around Huddersfield town centre

See the list of the Kirklees local election candidates here

24 seats on Kirklees Council up for grabs at may 7 local elections

Veteran campaigner Jean Goodison's campaigning work celebrated as she turns 75

Praise for Newsome woman who has continually pushed for better working conditions and equality

Eight to receive honorary awards from University of Huddersfield

Journalist Nina Hossain and business tycoon Malcolm Walker will be honoured

Kevin Dixon escapes jail sentence for axeing dog to death

Neighbours reported 'danger dog' to RSPCA

Friends rally in support of stricken Ivan Colledge, who has terminal cancer

Fundraising concert planned by supporters of 60-year-old music lover

Charity ball to be held at St Patrick's Centre to commemorate 21st birthday of tragic teen cancer victim Chelsea North on May 30

The emotional black tie event has been organised by Chelsea's mum, Lisa Fisher, who looked after Chelsea when she was ill

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

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