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Town in West Yorkshire, England

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Huddersfield: Town in West Yorkshire, England
Huddersfield is a large market town in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. It had 162,949 residents at the 2011 census. It sits close to the Pennines, 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Leeds, 12 miles (19 km) west of Wakefield, 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Sheffield and 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Manchester. It hosts the administrative centre of its borough. The south of the town has the discharge of the Holme into the similar-size River Colne, West Yorkshire. These were tapped for steam turbines and textile treatment in the large weaving sheds which are associated with an economic boom in the early part of the Industrial Revolution. The town is the birth place of rugby league, Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and film star James Mason. The current Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker, was born in Skelmanthorpe. The town is home to: in rugby league Huddersfield Giants, who play in the Super League; and in football Huddersfield Town who usually play in the Championship. It further hosts the University of Huddersfield and three colleges: Greenhead College, Kirklees College and Huddersfield New College.

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Leeds fans celebrate promotion to the Premier League [Video]

Leeds fans celebrate promotion to the Premier League

Fans celebrated outside Elland Road after Leeds had their promotion to the Premier League confirmed after a 16-year absence.Second-placed West Brom’s 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield on Friday night..

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Leeds promoted to the Premier League [Video]

Leeds promoted to the Premier League

Leeds will play Premier League football next season for the first time in 16 years.Marco Bielsa's side were promoted after second-placed West Brom failed to beat Huddersfield.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

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Huddersfield grooming ring: Man jailed for 'depraved' rape of teenager while other men abused her

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Shahid Mohammed: Man who murdered eight people in house fire jailed for life

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