Beaumont Park about 2 miles (3.2 km) to the south of the town centre was bequeathed to the town in the 1880s, by the Henry Ralph Beaumont ('Beaumont's of Whitley' estate) and was opened on 13 October 1883, by Prince Leopold, fourth son of Queen Victoria, and his wife Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (The Duke and Duchess of Albany). It is a fine example of a Victorian era public park with water cascades, bandstand and woodland.

Paul’s career first began within the banking industry in the 1970s.  Soon after he then spent 11 years as a finance director of a Halifax-based printing and publishing company before then moving to Lloyds Bank where he became a senior business manager.

“It’s ear-opening – there are revelations here.  It’s a while since anyone has tackled this ancient music with such determination and imagination over a series.”

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Huddersfield Rams Aussie Rules is an Australian rules football team, formed in 2008. The club played its first season in 2009 and won the Aussie Rules UK National League – Central Division and took part in the North West Division in 2010.

In order for them to provide the support that players need, the PWMs are working beyond their salaried hours.  To further enhance the capacity of the role, this evaluation suggests that the role should be full time, paid for centrally by the RFL to maintain independence, with a minimum standard of training and skills.  The role needs to be supported throughout the club but in particular by the head coach.

ENGINEERS and scientists gathered for a three-day conference at the University of Huddersfield this week to progress advanced concepts in nuclear technology.

As a result, the part-time PWMs – usually former players – often had difficulty meeting demand.  This leads to a key recommendation in the University of Huddersfield report:

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Huddersfield had a strong liberal tradition up to the 1950s reflected in the number of liberal social clubs in the town. The current Member of Parliament (MP) for the Huddersfield constituency is Barry Sheerman, a Labour Co-operative member.

Greenhead Park is another large park in Huddersfield, situated around 0.4 miles (0.64 km) west of the town centre. A multimillion-pound restoration project, funded by the Heritage Lottery fund[32] was finished in autumn 2012.

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In 1920, the Corporation bought the Ramsden Estate from the Ramsden family, that had owned much of the town since 1599, for the sum of £1.3 million. As a result, the town became known for a time as ‘the town that bought itself’. To this day, much of the freehold of the town belongs to the local authority.[7]

◄ The performers during the recording of Ice and Longboats

Huddersfield expanded in 1937, assimilating parts of the Golcar, Linthwaite, and South Crosland urban districts.[11] The county borough was abolished in 1974 and its former area was combined with that of other districts to form the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire.

Ice and Longboats is one of a sequence being produced by Dr Till, as part of his key role with the European Music Archaeology Project (EMAP).  Its mission is to take “the first organic journey from the sounds of prehistory through to traditions which still survive today”.

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The manor of Huddersfield was owned by the de Lacy family until 1322, at which it reverted to royal ownership. In 1599, William Ramsden bought the manor, and the Ramsden family continued to own the manor, which came to be known as the 'Ramsden Estate', until 1920. During their ownership they supported the development of the town, building the Huddersfield Cloth Hall in 1766 and the Sir John Ramsden’s Canal in 1780, and supporting the arrival of the railway arrived in the 1840s.[7]

Following the split of 1895, Huddersfield became a focus for rugby league and is represented by Huddersfield Giants in the Super League. Huddersfield Giants, the town's rugby league club, has won the Rugby Football League Championship seven times, most recently in 1961–62, and the Challenge Cup six times, the last time in 1952–53.

#kirkcouncil Cabinet approve report on proposed closure of children's centres. They want to create four central sites

Football and rugby league are the main spectator sports in Huddersfield. Its professional football team, Huddersfield Town F.C. play in the Championship. In 1926, the club became the first in England to win three successive league titles, a feat only three other clubs have matched.

The town was the birthplace of rugby league, and is home to the Huddersfield Giants who play in the Super League, the top division in Europe. The town is home to Huddersfield Underbank Rangers rugby league club, who play in the Rugby League Conference. Huddersfield Rugby Union Football Club play in the National Division Three North and Huddersfield Rams Aussie Rules club. The main sporting arena is John Smith's Stadium, home to both the football team and rugby league side.

The disc features an instrumental group led by specialist performers Åke Egevad on flute, lyre, horn and lur, plus Jens Egevad on lyre, lur and frame drum.  Also performing is the respected vocal group Ensemble Mare Balticum.

Paul Greetham (left) is pictured with Peter Harrington, the co-founder of SimVenture Evolution who sponsored the conference and Paul’s individual award.

Dr Till’s media schedule includes an interview with Jarvis Cocker on his BBC Radio 6 music show, as well as TV and radio documentaries in the pipeline.

Alex O'Hanlon was handed a run-out at the Ricoh Arena

Nine migrants suspected of starting fire have been arrested, authorities said.

The game’s governing body has acknowledged the issue and since 2015 the Rugby Football League (RFL) has ensured that top echelon clubs all have part-time Player Welfare Managers (PWMs) on their staff.

The George Hotel designed by William Wallen was built by Wallen and Charles Child in 1850. The hotel's Italianate façade became Huddersfield’s adopted architectural style as the town developed over following decade.[30]

A trolleybus system operated from 1933 to 1968. Huddersfield bus station was opened by the Mayor, Councillor Mernagh on 26 March 1974, although it had not been completed.[34] It is the busiest bus station in West Yorkshire with a daily footfall of almost 35,000. Most bus services pass through the bus station. Many services are subsidised by Metro.

Further advantages of the technology is that it will exploit the under-used, but abundant element thorium, which many say provides a cleaner and more sustainable nuclear fuel, and it would consume the nuclear waste to provide electricity, turning a liability into an advantage.

Dr Rupert Till is a key player in the £3.5m ancient music programme, the European Music Archaeology Project

Clr Viv Kendrick said centralising sites would "help us provide best service" . Public consultation will take place Sept 27 to Nov 22


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Two Prime Ministers have spent part of their childhood in Huddersfield: Harold Wilson and Herbert Asquith. Wilson is commemorated by a statue in front of the railway station.

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E.A. Hilary Haigh ed. (1992) Huddersfield: A Most Handsome Town – Aspects of the History and Culture of a West Yorkshire Town. Kirklees MC, Huddersfield, pp. 704.

Huddersfield is slightly above the English average for those who have no religion and also for the number of Muslims. Conversely, it is below average for its number of Christians.

Huddersfield (i/ˈhʌdərzˌfiːld/,[1] local /ˈhʊdəzˌfiːld/) is a large market town and is the largest settlement in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is the 11th largest town in the United Kingdom with a population of 162,949 (2011 census).[2][3] Halfway between Leeds and Manchester, it lies 190 miles (310 km) north of London, and 10.3 miles (16.6 km) south of Bradford, the nearest city.