Batley and Birstall News

Raising the bar for sports fans at Brooklands

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WWI HERO: Warrant Officer Shah Ahmed VC.

Lessons about shared history

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Margaret Watson.

The Nostalgia Column with Margaret Watson

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‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Politics

Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Business

Monthly group for carers set to fold after 20 years

News

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Crime

Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

Theatre and Comedy

Norristhorpe close gap on leaders West End Park after winning thrilling clash

Sport

Navigation impress to defeat Saville Arms and move second in Premier table

Sport
Joe Jagger led the Littletown fight back as he bagged a brace as the came from 3-0 down to earn a 3-3 draw against Thornton United in the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division last Saturday.

Littletown produce thrilling late fight back to earn share of spoils

Football
Mike Stephenson began his career at Shaw Cross before going on to captain his home town club, Dewsbury, to the Championship. He went on to have a successful career in Australia before spending 20 years commentating for Sky Sports.

Former players gather as Shaw Cross launch anniversary book

Rugby

Roberts claims double World Championships bronze at prestigious event

Sport

Spenborough are geared up to host West Yorkshire Cross Country fixture

Sport

Farrell signs loan deal with Bulldogs

Rugby

Bulldogs announce kit launch date

Rugby
John Smith, festival date in Leeds.

In demand guitarist John Smith set for festival date

Music
James Blunt is playing in Leeds this weekend.

James Blunt back in the region on UK tour

Music
Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

Lifestyle
Sony MDR-XB650BT On-Ear Headphones, 76.99, www.argos.co.uk

Gadgets: 5 of the best headphones

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Hunter Red Original Tall Gloss Boot

Gardening: 4 of the best wellington boots

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