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A treasure trove of paintings by a former Batley headteacher is on show in Huddersfield.
A Dewsbury-based estate agents says it has seen encouraging movement in house sales.
Council officers have recommended Kirklees’s future blueprint for homes and business development should be dropped.
Traveller sites in north Kirklees will be the subject of court proceedings this week, as Kirklees Council hopes to get permission to evict travellers from Hightown and Liversedge.
A brass band, tea party and a town crier marked the opening of Shackleton’s new showroom.
Drinkers on the Real Ale Trail were met by mounted police when they got off the train this weekend.
Leeds United will open their 2013-14 Championship campaign at Elland Road against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Thomas Codman won the Overthorpe Sports Club bowls singles title for the third time after a 21-12 triumph over Alex Wolfenden.
Leeds United will host Chesterfield in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Spenborough Athletics Club remain on course for promotion to the Northern League Division Three after finishing first at the second match of the year in Leeds on Sunday.
Thornhill Trojans earned a dramatic 36-36 draw against Bradford Dudley Hill in the Yorkshire Men’s League Group One.
Champions Woodlands continue to set the pace in JCT600 Bradford League Division One after recording an eighth victory of the campaign at Hanging Heaton last Saturday.
Athletes from Spenborough, Pontefract and Wakefield Harriers athletics clubs were among those in action last night, Wednesday, in the fourth round of the West Yorkshire Track and Field League.
Richard Beecham visits Cyprus to see how the country is recovering after its banking crisis, and finds a remarkably proud and friendly people
We throw them into cement mixers,” said our guide, as I chewed on chunks of grilled octopus. “We can tenderise many at a time that way.”
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On a trip to Tochni village, the owner of the local tavern (surrounded by friendly cats!), Sofronis Potamitis, treated us to another meze with fritatas and sausage.
Summer has arrived, and the Chapterhouse Theatre Company is making the most of the fine weather with an outdoor performance at Red House Museum in Gomersal.
If you are yet to experience the likes of Brad, Janet, Riff Raff and Frank-N-Furter in the stocking-clad flesh, now is the time to join the party.
Owners of Apple iPhones will often say they can’t live without their favourite gadget.
I would like to congratulate Malcolm Haigh and the History Group for all their hard work saving the Library.
Just when you thought the Core Strategy plan for Kirklees was approved, a done deal, it comes back from the dead as the Inspector states his impression that Kirklees did not produce a legal plan in line with revised legislation.
Government funding cuts have meant that two of the region’s leading tourist attractions may have to start charging visitors.
Community spirit was the order of the day as people came together for a spot of lunch.
After attending the recent “Meeting The Challenge” evening at Dewsbury Town Hall, I think it’s time to face the facts that A&E, children’s services and the maternity unit, are largely being moved to Pinderfields.
As this week (1-7 June) is Volunteers’ Week, I am writing to say a huge thank you to all our dedicated volunteers at Kenmore Home in Cleckheaton for their fantastic contribution.
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Weather for Batley
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Temperature: 10 C to 22 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 11 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: East