Jo Cox: Three Years On

Sunday 16 June marks the third anniversary of Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox’s murder and the week after that is the third anniversary...

Full programme of events to celebrate Refugee Week 2019

There’s a whole host of celebratory events taking place across Kirklees to mark Refugee Week this month. Refugee week - from 17-23 June - is...

New App Gives Parents 50 Things to do With Children Under Five in Kirklees

A new smartphone app is being launched in Kirklees to give parents 50 activities they can do with their children before they turn five...

Chef at Batley Curry House Scoops Starring Role in Touring Play

A CHEF from a Batley curry house is to star on stage in a deliciously entertaining comedy show. The Chef Show is a story about...

Batley Plaza Set To Turbo Charge Areas Regeneration

By GRAHAME ANDERSON New life is set to regenerate the centre of Batley as work nears completion on a modern 29,000 square foot retail and...

Medboxes Provide First Aid in Syria

By BILAL SALOO Dewsbury based group, Femmes de Paix, have recently undertaken a project to deliver First Aid boxes to families in Syria. Working in partnership...

Batley & Spen MP helps secure £1.2m funding for West Yorkshire Police historic CSE...

Thanks to the efforts of Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin £1.2 million has been secured from special grant funding for West Yorkshire Police,...

New Lord Mayor of Kirklees ‘honoured and privileged’ to be taken on the role

As is tradition, a new Civic Team was announced at the Mayor's final Civic Reception on Wednesday The Reception was held to thank organisations and...

MP slams government over ‘shameful’ child poverty crisis as new research reveals thousands of...

Local MP Tracy Brabin is calling on the government to wake up and tackle the “shameful” child poverty crisis after new research revealed over...

VIDEO: In conversation with Magid Magid outgoing Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Green Party...

Cllr Magid Magid made headline news when he became the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. He was the first Somali and the youngest ever to take...