Batley and Birstall News

FEATURE: ‘If my sculptures make people smile, then it makes me happy too’

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Sizzling week-long heatwave set to hit Yorkshire again, say forecasters

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This horse, Juliette, was seized from its owner in Shipley, Bradford, and is now being cared for in the south of England

West Yorkshire highest for horse cruelty complaints as sick animals 'dumped at roadside'

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Cyber crime officers to be recruited in West Yorkshire

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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Crime

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Transport

Police investigating death of man found inside Batley house

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Mirfield footballers poised for five-a-side charity clash

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Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

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oe Walton scored his 28th goal of the season and 25th in the NCE League Premier Division as Liversedge defeated Staveley 4-0 on Tuesday, their second game in 24 hours.

Liversedge game abandoned after player suffers seizure

Football
A Dewsbury Moor defender attempts to get to grips with Hunslet Warriors' Daryl Gaunt during last Saturday's National Conference League Division Two clash. Picture: Craig Hawkhead

Ineson produces terrific display in fine Moor victory

Rugby
Paul Foulstone scored a try and kicked three goals.

Dewsbury Celtic fight back complete third successive home win

Rugby
Joss Ratcliffe dives in at the corner as Thornhill Trojans secured a dramatic victory over Leigh Miners Rangers which saw them move top of National Conference League Division One. Picture: Dave Jewitt.

Trojans produce stunning fight back to secure dramatic victory

Rugby

Shaw Cross take positives from Acorn defeat as March takes charge of Sharks

Rugby

Pearce’s first goal helps Leeds United to edge out Barnsley

Football

Newly formed Dewsbury Moor U18s begin to gel with fine victory over Myton

Rugby

Littletown and Hartshead meet in Wheatley Cup final

Football

Explore art after hours with Museums at Night

Arts
The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

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Treat yourself to a juicy burger at one of these popular Yorkshire locations

10 of the best burger joints in Yorkshire

Whats on

Revealed: Which is the best way to make Yorkshire puddings?

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A magical meander to Midgley Moor

Lifestyle