Batley and Birstall News

‘Handsome and hard-working’ West Yorkshire Police horse dies at age of 19

Crime
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Motorists warned of long delays as concrete block causes havoc on Yorkshire motorway

Transport
West Yorkshire Police saw an 18 per cent rise in recorded crime

We’re finding it harder to do our job, say West Yorkshire Police

Crime
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Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

News

Warning as doorstep conmen defraud elderly Batley woman of more than £3,000

News

Elderly Batley woman defrauded of £3,000 by bogus workmen

Crime

Top photos in the frame for trophies

News
Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Environment
Police said there was a 'medical episode'.

'Eight-mile' queues on M62 after both carriageways shut over 'medical episode'

News
Thornhill Trojans Warriors Under-12s celebrate winning the Division Three title last Sunday.

Trojans Warriors Under-12s clinch Division Three title in impressive fashion

Rugby
Liam Gowan scored a consolation goal as Hunsworth suffered a 4-1 defeat at home to Tingley Athletic last Saturday.

Lower Hopton overcome Wakefield City to pick up second victory of season

Football
Chris Goodair was among the goalscorers as Old Batelians Reserves defeated West End Park in the Hodgson Cup.

Batelians Reserves hold nerve in penalty shoot out to progress in Hodgson Cup

Football
Roberttowns Nathan McDaid and Adam Hill, of Saville Arms, challenge for possession.

Overthorpe edge out Scholes in thrilling Brook Butler Cup clash

Football

Crown and Crackenedge hit double figures

Football

Walmsley chases World Cup glory

Rugby

Bulldogs set for kids activities during half-term

Rugby

Dewsbury Moor overcome Saints to set up Woolston play-off final

Rugby

New Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition is Sheer Folly

Arts
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Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Arts
Double Cotton Hammock with stand by Vivere.

Gardening: 5 of the best hammocks

News
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Gadgets: 5 of the best smart watches

News
Anita Marsh and her daughter Alyssia have waved goodbye to pony Jazz and welcomed a new horse, Mara.

In The Saddle column: Heartbreak and happiness as we say hello, wave goodbye to ponies

Lifestyle