Batley and Birstall News

Band looks to raise £5k for Royal Albert Hall final

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A model tries on the rare 1994 Pink Floyd Tour t-shirt at Oxfam's Festival Shop in Batley

Shine on you crazy diamond! Rare Pink Floyd t-shirt at Batley brnach will help Oxfam

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Dewsbury local historian Peter Bennett at Paratrooper Lance Corporal William Loney's grave, with its new headstone, in Holland. Picture: Danielle Roubroeks

Dewsbury Paratrooper WW2 hero William finally fully honoured at Arnhem ceremony

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

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Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

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Latest planning applications

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More than 50 air cadets lined the route to the memorial

Cadets line route as air heroes remembered at Batley’s Battle of Britain parade

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Police officer at the scene of an axe attack near Town Gate in Wyke, Bradford.

Man’s skull fractured in axe attack

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Yorkshire's Matthew Fisher is congratulated on taking 5 wickets in the innings against Warwickshire.

Headingley (Day 1 report): Yorkshire defiant as Fisher nets five wickets

Sport
Alex Bretherton scored the Bulldogs final try in Sunday's victory over Sheffield Eagles.

Bulldogs clip Eagles wings ahead of Shield semi-final

Rugby

WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

Whats on
Pierre-Michel Lasogga shows his frustration during Leeds United's match at Millwall.

Leeds United lose unbeaten record at Millwall bogey ground

Football

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

Sport

Batley Boys secure 16th win of league campaign

Rugby

Thornhill set up promotion showdown trip to Wigan

Rugby

Ottewell and Flowers grab hat-tricks as Sharks seal win to ensure survival

Rugby

WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

Whats on
Howie Payne, back on the music scene.

The Stands frontman returns with new album and tour

Music
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Light art installation by Mick Stephenson at Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2017. Saturday 9 September. w173502e Picture: Ceri Oakes

Dad Talk: Festival ‘Steers’ families in the right direction

Lifestyle

How short term goals can make you superhuman

Lifestyle
Anita Marsh with April.

In The Saddle column: Onto a winner with a great ride!

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