Batley and Birstall News

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

News

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

Crime
Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

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

Transport
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Police investigating death of man found inside Batley house

News

Mirfield footballers poised for five-a-side charity clash

News

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

News

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime
Police are seeking witnesses to a collision on the M62 near Hartshead Moor services.

Police seek witnesses to serious crash on M62 near Hartshead Moor services

Crime
TSB

Why you should check your account if you bank with TSB in Yorkshire

News
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
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?

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

10 of the best burger joints in Yorkshire

Whats on
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?

News

A magical meander to Midgley Moor

Lifestyle