Batley and Birstall News

Obediah Brooke pub to close for seven-week, £711,000 refurbishment

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Accolade: Nigel Smith of Darren Smith Builders Ltd.

Mirfield site manager wins quality award for local development

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Margaret Watson.

The Nostalgia column with Margaret Watson

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Shows deal with knives and bullying

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Roger Marsh interview: ‘North can be the solution for UK PLC, not part of the problem’

Politics

The Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre column with Nick Whittingham

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What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

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Thornhill have been runnimg tennis sessions for children aged between four and 11 years old.

Thornhill Tennis Club aim to bring community together with free sports event

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Batley underwater players (from left) Richard Adams, Fiona Maynard, Tom Pitchforth and Haydn Pitchforth are representing Great Britain at the Wolrd Championships in Quebeck.

Batley players aim to strike World Championships gold

Sport
Heckmondwike Petanque Club

Petanque players to compete at British Open

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Thornhill Trojans Under-7s

Trojans U7s continue to show improvement in three games with Drighlington

Rugby

Yorkshire ladies’ defence of crown remains on track

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Maun’s pride after top Bulldogs effort

Rugby

Travelling Bulldogs fans earn praise

Rugby

Walker inspires Cleckheaton to terrific victory over Lawrence

Sport

The best wedding present

Music
How many of these Yorkshire filming locations do you recognise?

The Harry Potter filming spots in Yorkshire - and five other famous blockbusters shot here

Lifestyle