Carnival atmosphere in 1984 as folk enjoy Majorettes gala

A bird's eye view photograph of Batley submitted by Austin Calvert for the nostalgia page. It was taken in the 1930s.

A bird's eye view photograph of Batley submitted by Austin Calvert for the nostalgia page. It was taken in the 1930s.

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Here is a selection of snaps from across North Kirklees from over the past 50 years or more.

The photos include a bird’s eye view of Batley taken in the 1930s which was submitted by Austin Calvert, former Batley trams bearing the name of Preston Jenkinson Limited, and Birstall’s Maureen Conboy with her dog Teddy.

The former Batley trams bearing the name of Preston Jenkinson Ltd, which is closing down after 100 years.

The former Batley trams bearing the name of Preston Jenkinson Ltd, which is closing down after 100 years.

They also show people soaking up the sun in Heckmondwike’s Green Park in 1991 and the 1984 Late September Carnival featuring the Dewsbury Rose Majorettes.

If you have any details about these pictures, we would love to hear from you. Our nostalgia page will soon have a new look and we want you to get involved.

We are asking readers to send in their old photographs of the district for us to share in the paper.

The images must be at least 30 years old and taken in the Batley, Dewsbury, Mirfield or Spenborough area.

Maureen Conboy (as part of nostalgia interview). Maureen and Teddy. (D524D439)

Maureen Conboy (as part of nostalgia interview). Maureen and Teddy. (D524D439)

Please include any details that you have about the picture, such as where and when it was taken and what it shows.

Images must be in Jpeg format.

They should be emailed to dewsbury.editorial@jpress.co.uk or tweeted to us at @Batley_News or sent in via our Facebook pages.

People sitting in Green Park, Heckmondwike, in 1991.

People sitting in Green Park, Heckmondwike, in 1991.

1984 Late September Carnival. Dewsbury Rose Majorettes. 1st Out of Town Class.

1984 Late September Carnival. Dewsbury Rose Majorettes. 1st Out of Town Class.

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