Batley and Birstall News

FEATURE: Wartime immigrants laid foundation for descendants

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

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Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

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‘Sensitivity and understanding needed to encourage families who may report extremism fears’

Crime

Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

Crime

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

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Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

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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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North Marine Road, Scarborough, where Hanging Heaton were due to play York last Saturday.

Hanging Heaton geared up to meet York in Championship semi at Headingley

Sport
Scholes celebrate clinching the Bradford League Championship One title and promotion to the Premier Division.

Scholes seal Championship One title and promotion to top flight

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Wrenthorpe batsman Greg Wood has his stumps uprooted by Scholes bowler Andrew Robinson during last Saturdays Bradford League Championship One clash. Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Khan hits 125no and breaks 1,000 league runs for Moor

Sport

Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

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Leeds United boss faces selection headache for Ipswich game

Football

Yorkshire v Warwickshire: Ruthless streak is needed for Yorkshire to prevail

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

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Leeds United knock out Premiership Burnley in dramatic shoot-out

Football

PREVIEW: Indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers crown return to glory with The Death Of A King

Whats on
Tom Robinson, 40th anniversary gigs in Yorkshire.

2-4-6-8 - it’s Tom Robinson in Wakefield

Music
Brooke Bentham, gig in Leeds.

Room for a new singer-songwriter in Brooke Bentham

Music
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!

Lifestyle