Slaithwaite

Traditional crafts at the Colne Valley Museum

Colne Valley Museum opening doors this weekend to years past

“Our Working Craft Weekend is an opportunity to show visitors that we are not just about preserving an old building and its contents, but also the traditional skills used in the Victorian era and which we don’t want to lose.”

Former wrestler saved by postman after bizarre crash trapped pensioner under lawnmower

Ted Fussey pictured with his rescuer, postman Nick Cockcroft (left)
Ted Fussey, 73, was mowing his lawn on three levels at his Marsden farm when something broke on the machine and it careered down a steep incline

Slaithwaite Moor eco-squat bears fruit for protesting duo

The Diggers' Alternative Community, Scammonden. Kali Prajita and Prajna Pranad
It marks the beginning of an ambitious transformation of the semi-hidden roughly quarter of an acre garden

Injury-hit Underbank Rangers prepare for the biggest game of their season

Underbank are aiming to make the most of home advantage in their Grand Final against Crosfields

Underbank Rangers off to hot winter league start

Underbank prove too strong for Littleborough in Pennine League opener

News

Traditional crafts at the Colne Valley Museum

Colne Valley Museum opening doors this weekend to years past

“Our Working Craft Weekend is an opportunity to show visitors that we are not just about preserving an old building and its contents, but also the traditional skills used in the Victorian era and which we don’t want to lose.”

Former wrestler saved by postman after bizarre crash trapped pensioner under lawnmower

Ted Fussey pictured with his rescuer, postman Nick Cockcroft (left)
Ted Fussey, 73, was mowing his lawn on three levels at his Marsden farm when something broke on the machine and it careered down a steep incline

Slaithwaite Moor eco-squat bears fruit for protesting duo

The Diggers' Alternative Community, Scammonden. Kali Prajita and Prajna Pranad
It marks the beginning of an ambitious transformation of the semi-hidden roughly quarter of an acre garden

Sport

Injury-hit Underbank Rangers prepare for the biggest game of their season

Underbank are aiming to make the most of home advantage in their Grand Final against Crosfields

Underbank Rangers off to hot winter league start

Underbank prove too strong for Littleborough in Pennine League opener

Huddersfield District League fighting the battle to keep local football alive

New clubs must be encouraged to come through

About Slaithwaite

Slaithwaite (pronounced locally as "Sl-a-wit")is a village in the Colne Valley that lies across the River Colne and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, sitting approximately five miles south west of Huddersfield. The village was part of the Earl of Dartmouth estates and recent projects have seen a major restoration to the canal. Slaithwaite is also the only village in England to have a canal running alongside its main street. It is also home to the Moonraking Festival.

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