Batley and Birstall News

Warning issued over fake £5 notes - how to tell if yours is real

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West Yorkshire Police is warning people about the scam.

Scam warning: Drivers pretend to run out of petrol and sell fake gold on Yorkshire roadside

Crime
A West Yorkshire Drama Academy Play  which was performed at Heckmondwike Library last year. The Friends of Heckmondwike Library successfully campaigned to prevent budget cuts last year.

Meeting to show support for Heckmondwike Library

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Firefighters broke down doors to rescue residents from 'intense' flat fire

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Police pursuit: Man charged after suspects fled scene of armed incident

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LETTER: We need to stand up and fight for our libraries

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Biker, 70, suffered broken arm in Wakefield village crash

Transport
Thought for the week.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: February 26

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Neil Pearson, Kitchen manager at Farmhouse Inns pub, the Heathfield Farm, with his Bubble and Squeak Bake creation.

Chef cooks up a veggie treat

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Alistair Leak opened the scoring for Batley against Sheffield.

Bulldogs turn on the style in 10-try romp

Rugby
Chris Wood.

Wood shoots Leeds United to vital victory over Sheffield Wednesday

Football
Joe Jagger bagged another hat-trick to his growing goals tally for the season as Littletown earned a superb 5-4 victory over Golcar United last Saturday and the Beck Lane side remain on course for a treble.

Littletown defeat league leaders and remain on course for treble

Football
Overthorpe's Lewis Ward is brought down by a Linthwaite defender in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Championship.

Birstall return to top of Premier ahead of crucial clash with Fisher

Football

Newsome bags four as George Healey stretch unbeaten run and close on title

Football

Diskin could make Bulldogs changes for Eagles clash

Rugby

Stalwart Sam made Batley Bulldogs life member

Rugby

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

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A West Yorkshire Drama Academy Play  which was performed at Heckmondwike Library last year. The Friends of Heckmondwike Library successfully campaigned to prevent budget cuts last year.

Meeting to show support for Heckmondwike Library

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This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

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Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Whats on
This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

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Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

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