Batley and Birstall News

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

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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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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime
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
Paul March took control of the Sharks at York Acorn following the departure of Zach Johnson.

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

Rugby
Tom Pearce celebrates scoring his first goal for Leeds United. Picture: Simon Hulme

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

Ravenswharfe ease into Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy final

Football

Crackenedge’s double hopes are ended by Callaghan Cup defeat to Real Moor

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