Promoting and connecting the ‘network of villages’ in the HD8 postcode

We hope you’ll find this website a handy and useful hub for connecting local people, businesses and organisations of all kinds in the HD8 area of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. 

The HD8 Network brings together the people who Work, Rest and Play in the HD8 area.

Do you Work, Rest or Play in the HD8 area of Huddersfield?


For those who are connected through work

Work in the HD8 area»


For those that call the area home

Rest in HD8 area»


For those who choose to spend their free time here

Play in HD8 area»

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Latest News

21 June 2022

Your views – Businesses have the opportunity to inform Government’s 10-year plan to improve mental health.   Positively managing mental health underpins good employee engagement and benefits everyone – employees, employers ...

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11 May 2022

Here is an overview of how Village Art, Skelmanthorpe, came about and the progress it has made over the year, explained by Village Art’s curator Mike Roberts. In 2019 Denby ...

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29 April 2022

Specialist recruitment agency, Stafflex, has recently joined the pack as a Snowdog sculpture sponsor. Over the coming months, Stafflex’s Snowdog will make its way to its trail location alongside 60 ...

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7 April 2022

Ceramic artist Nigel Hoyle, seen here outside his studio in Shepley (Scipelei is apparently Old English Shepley), is to open a new exhibition of his wall-hanging work at Holmfirth Tech ...

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