Batley and Birstall News

Jo Cox's family vow to support shamed Brendan

Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

CEREMONY: Last years Duke of Yorks Community Initiative awards event.

Royal initiative honour for Mirfield DofE group

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Izobelle’s artwork on show at hospital


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


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


Kirklees student Haroon among the best in UK

HIGH STANDARDS: BHP managing partner John Warner.

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

Healthwatch Kirklees is currently running an amnesty for crutches, walking aids and wheelchairs.

Move to recover healthcare items


Spotlight on great German composers

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

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

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