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An oil spill has caused further delays on the M62.
KIRKLEES has withdrawn its Local Development Framework after the Government demanded more land be allocated for housing development.
A broken-down vehicle is causing delays on the M62.
BEAVERS from groups across North Kirklees have enjoyed a mini world jamboree.
A teenage footballer is competing for a place in the England squad for the 2013 Homeless World Cup in Poland.
Your local council is under huge financial pressure. Budgets have been slashed, services are under strain and things are not going to get any easier.
Westmoor Primary School under 9s cricket team qualified for the Drax Cup West Yorkshire finals with victory at the Dewsbury and Batley area finals last Tuesday.
Howden Clough U13A secured a fantastic double with an 8-1 victory over Skelmanthorpe in the final of the Under 13s Cup on Sunday.
The Batley Independent Supporters Squadbuilder Association (BISSA) are organising a trip to Wembley for the Rugby League World Cup semi-final double header on November 23.
Batley Bulldogs hooker George Flanagan and loose forward Ash Lindsay will miss tonight’s televised Kingstone Press Championship clash at Hunslet Hawks (7.30pm).
Winners of the Test Match Tickets Competition we ran across the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group are:
Hunslet Hawks are pulling out all the stops to ensure a big crowd is in attendance for tomorrow night’s televised Kingstone Press Championship derby against Batley Bulldogs.
Fans and players from Dewsbury’s greatest hour turned up in force on Friday for a dinner celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 league championship win.
Shane Meadows’s highly anticipated documentary The Stone Roses: Made of Stone will be shown at the Showcase Cinema in Birstall next week.
Maureen Nolan could not seem to bring herself to smile during her stranding ovation at the opening night of Blood Brothers at Leeds Grand on Monday.
What’s on this weekend
Each week we bring you some weird and wonderful stories from our websites to put a smile on your face at the start of the weekend. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did!
Chart hits of the 1970s and 1980s are set to fill the dancefloor at a charity event.
This weekend has been mostly spent telling anyone who will listen about my amazing discovery.
Did you attend Batley Town Hall on Saturday May 18?
I wonder why we cannot have our bowling greens fenced off?
I am trying to find out about Pat Meehan who was a very generous benefactor of the Holy Spirit Church in Heckmondwike.
Issues of health and safety should not be trivialised so I’m pleased that Sarah Hall who made criticism of the compensation culture in her recent column made clear her support of the importance of health and safety in the workplace.
Like many of your readers, I registered with Community Energy Direct so that I could take advantage of their offer to use “the power of thousands of consumers ... to source better energy deals”. I provided them with my annual energy usage figures and awaited their response.
I read with interest Dr Matt Shepherd’s reply to Dr Thimmegowda’s letter highlighting the Nicholls report which condemns the closure of local hospitals and/or their services which then necessitates extra transport times to larger regional centres.
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Weather for Batley
Saturday 25 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 19 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 6 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West