Established in 2017, Batley & Spen Youth Theatre Company was set up in Batley, West Yorkshire to celebrate and pay tribute to the life of the late Jo Cox, MP for Batley & Spen, and leave a lasting legacy in the town which will benefit young people for many years to come. Following last year’s(…)
The planters outside our Batley office have had a make over thanks to Batley Alliance. The green fingered group who have supported the town for many years decided it was to time to spruce up the beds and planters around Batley. So for the last couple of years they have been planting and digging away(…)
A recent survey has revealed that Batley is one of the leading towns in the country when it comes to growth. In comparison to other similar towns Batley is experiencing something of a resurgence when it comes to retail and leisure growth. All of which comes as no surprise to Andrew Marsden of our Batley(…)
The friends of Batley Library want your help to save the historic building and it’s services from closure, by signing the petition against shutting the service. With support from all quarters, the fight is on to stop Kirklees Council from closing the library as part of significant cuts taking place within the library service. And(…)
Dewsbury based drama company Acorn are bringing the smash hit 80s tv series Fame to stage this April, with their youth theatre company. With leg warmers in place the show charts the successes and otherwise of the kids of the New York High School for Performing Arts. Bringing back the show’s much loved characters such(…)
Mr A was in his car, stationary at a junction. He was waiting for traffic to clear to be able to pull onto the main carriageway. As he was waiting a car came down the road behind him. Unfortunately for Mr A, the driver of that car was not driving with the necessary care and(…)
Mrs P went round to see her neighbour for a chat and a cuppa. They both live in rented accommodation and have the same Landlord. As Mrs P was walking up the footpath to her neighbour’s front door, she tripped and fell. This was because the flag stones forming the path were not in a(…)
The temperatures might well have been dropping recently, and it has certainly been time to turn up the central heating a few degrees, but spare a thought for the residents of Oymyakon. This village in Siberia holds the perhaps unenviable record as being the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth. The residents are a hardy(…)
Mr S worked for a scaffolding company. He was sent to dismantle a specialist type of scaffold known as birdcage. Basically the building is erected around the outside of the scaffold including the roof. This means at the end of construction the scaffold is completely enclosed. The only way of reaching the working platform is(…)
Mrs S was at work. It was a training day and staff were moving around the premises from room to room taking part in training exercises. Her employer had provided refreshments including bottled water. As Mrs S was walking to her next venue she slipped and fell on water that had been spilled on the(…)
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