Batley and Birstall News

Royal initiative honour for Mirfield DofE group

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WINNING WORK: Spen Valley High School student Izobelle Broadley with her artwork.

Izobelle’s artwork on show at hospital

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BENEFITS CHANGE: Make sure you have all the details.

OPINION: The Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre column with Nick Whittingham

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Murdered MP Jo Cox's widower quits charity roles after sexual assault allegations

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Kirklees student Haroon among the best in UK

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Accountancy firm’s top customer service adds up to Gold Award rating

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Move to recover healthcare items

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Getting ready to fire: This old picture shows a night watchman at Wormald and Walkers mill in Thornhill Lees preparing to fire the famous ten oclock gun  a tradition dating back to the Luddites.

Nostalgia: Days when the Dewsbury ten o’clock gun was fired every night

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Crime

Spotlight on great German composers

Music
Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

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