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LETTER: Great to see all people in Batley come together

There is a different spirit in the air of Batley this week.

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A woman touches a missing poster for 12-year-old Jessica Urbano on a tribute wall after laying flowers on the side of Latymer Community Church next to the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London.

LETTER: Grenfell Tower fire was a national tragedy

I am the chairman of my local Tenants and Residents Association and am appalled at the catastrophic fire in Grenfell Tower block in London which has claimed so many fatalities.

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Ballot boxes.

It’s time to make your mind up

Thanks to Mr Cameron offering a referendum on whether we voted ‘stay’ or ‘leave’ the European Union.

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Whitcliffe Mount School. (D513B402)

LETTER: Old Cleckheaton school building should be preserved

The population of Cleckheaton are about to witness over the coming months the greatest act of municipal vandalism ever manifested on our locality.

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LETTER: Former pupils turn out in force for reunion

LETTER: Former pupils turn out in force for reunion

Former students of Batley’s Princess Royal Girls School attended a get-together at Union Rooms last Saturday.

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LETTER: Memories from childhood were all brought back

Further to Margaret Watson’s article titled ‘The world was our oyster’ (May 4 edition).

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Can you help tackle the issue of fly-tipping?

On Maxwell Avenue in Batley, we have seen a rise in flytipping.

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Tesco Extra Batley.

LETTER: Car boot sale on Easter Day is disrespectful

I am shocked and disgusted at Batley Tesco Extra’s decision to hold a car boot sale on the most religious day of the year.

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At a meeting of the West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party serious concerns were expressed about the conditions Vale of York CCG is placing on patients access to NHS surgery.

LETTER: Get-together planned for old school pupils

I was born in Dewsbury (Savile Town) in 1950 and have lived all over the the western world.

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020616  George Osborne from the Vote Remain campaign looking through yestereday's  Yorkshire Post  at the Yorkshire Post Offices in Leeds yesterday(thurs) (GL1010/29o)

LETTER: How will George Osborne balance his new role?

When Ed Miliband was leader of the Labour Party, he frequently accused George Osborne of being a part-time Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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LETTER: Paper missed out former PM’s link to Kirklees

LETTER: Paper missed out former PM’s link to Kirklees

I am sure by now that many readers will have seen the article in the March 7 edition of the Daily Express.

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Jo Cox.

LETTER: Let’s rename library in honour of Jo

I have just read that a ‘Great get together’ is planned in June in memory of Jo Cox MP.

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

The Friends of Batley Library group was set up in August 2015 to help stave off the threat of closure to this magnificent building.

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LETTER: Kirklees’ streets require a good spring clean

Now that I’m retired I have more time to get around our area on foot and by car which means no more commuting for me.

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Wilton Estate, Batley.  (d601k345)

LETTER: Batley estate is being blighted by yobs

I write as a concerned resident of Batley’s Wilton estate.

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LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

Not to be outdone by the Batley commemorative beaker shown in the letters page (February 9 edition), I had to send you this picture of one from mighty Dewsbury!

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Cleckheaton Library. (D541B430)

LETTER: Libraries are vital and need to be protected

I am more than unhappy about the proposed cuts to Kirklees libraries outlined recently.

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Job Centre

LETTER: Job centres are out of touch in today’s world

I noticed that Batley’s job centre may close.

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LETTER: Faceless Winston Churchill on new five pound note

With all the hype that has surrounded the new £5 note and that some people have been paying a fortune for certain ones, we never really gave it much thought - until recently.

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New Labour Candidate for Spen Tracy Brabin, pictured at Cleckheaton..24th September 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

LETTER: Government continues to ignore our area

How much more can Dewsbury and Batley take?

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