Castle Hill Ranger invites public to celebrate beginning of Spring

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD On Friday 1st February, the Castle Hill Ranger, Julian Brown, invites people to join him on a walk to enjoy the celebration...

Creative writing session at Birstall’s Oakwell Hall Country Park

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Do you enjoy writing? Love the great outdoors? Then the perfect place to be on Sunday, 17 March, is Oakwell Hall Country...

Kirklees Council’s Kath Davies and Kirstie Wilson shortlisted for Hearts For The Arts award

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts' (NCA) Hearts For The Arts Awards 2019. The awards celebrate the unsung...

Batley and Spen MP urges women to book “life saving” smear tests

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has joined forces with Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust to raise awareness of how women can reduce...

Kirklees families are taking advantage of free childcare and learning

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Help is at hand with a number of free childcare options to help working families in Kirklees and we don’t want anyone...

Batley and Spen MP creates public meeting with TransPennine Express

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has secured a public meeting with senior representatives from TransPennine Express after “months of unacceptable service”...

Households in Batley and Spen risk losing free TV licence

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Tracy Brabin MP has called on the Government to urgently intervene in plans that could see 6,000 older people across Batley and...

Batley and Spen MP demands more resources for Child Sex Abuse victims

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin called on the Government to give a “cast iron guarantee” that West Yorkshire Police will have the...

Kirklees Council unveils ‘ambitious’ budget

By SEHERISH MAHMOOD Ambition runs through the latest budget issued by Kirklees Council. By focussing on the priorities of investment in key services and protecting the most...

Local charity launches biggest Cohesion In Diversity Initiative

By ANISAH ARIF Crowds gathered last week to celebrate cultural diversity and work done by the local charity Moonlight Trust. Over 300 people from diverse backgrounds...