Batley and Birstall News

Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

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The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants

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The robbery took place on Gledholt Bank. Pic: Google.

'Extremely frightening' knifepoint robbery of teens near Huddersfield woods

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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

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Comic to host dance olympics

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This is how long you’ve got to spend your old £1 coin

Business

VIDEO: Try these tricks to get rid of flying ants as millions descend on Yorkshire

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The Blakeridge Mills complex in Batley while it was under construction.

Kitchen fire in third floor of Batley mill flat

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Skye. Picture courtesy of SWNS.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier abandoned and left for dead in Leeds finds happy home with help from Ossett centre

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Popular half-back or loose forward Patch Walker has agreed to remain at Batley for the 2018 season as he closes on 50 appearances and 300 points for the Bulldogs.

Walker pens new deal at Bulldogs

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Matt Diskins Batley Bulldogs could face the prospects of four trips to Toulouse in 2017.

Bulldogs could face four trips to Toulouse after Shield venues are confirmed

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Batley and Dewsbury face home fixtures in the opening round of the Championship Shield.

Bulldogs and Rams at home in opening round of Championship Shield

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James Brown crossed for the Bulldogs only try as they slipped to defeat away to London Broncos last Sunday.

Bulldogs suffer heavy defeat at red hot Broncos

Rugby

Hanging Heaton edge past Hyde and reach National Cup quarters

Sport

Cleckheaton defeat Batley to boost hopes of survival

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Woodlands triumph at champions St Lawrence to maintain pressure at top

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East Bierley in trouble after loss to leaders

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Marc Almond

Marc Almond heading to Leeds for Town Hall date

Music
Danny and the Champions of the World.

Champions out to Conquer with their label mates

Music
Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Music

Chance to win fantastic Yorkshire Day prizes

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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

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Old Road, Overton - �379,950 (Richard Kendall 01924 266555)

Converted former chapel in Overton

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