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(…)
Can you remember when your MOT is due? Well there is no reason to forget as you can sign up to receive a reminder by text or email 1 month before its due by going to the following website and entering either your phone number or email address. www.gov.uk/mot-reminder
Staff from our offices recently went on their 1st aid refresher training with the lovely people at St John’s ambulance in Ossett. We had a fun day getting to grips with bandages, learning some new techniques and refreshing our memory of previously learnt ones. But whilst it was a fun day, it was also a(…)
The countdown is on to this year’s Batley Christmas lights switch on celebration. This year, after the Council were no longer able to fund and organise it, the event the switch on is brought to you by Batley Business Association with sponsorship support from Fox’s biscuits and Creative Scene. And there is certainly plenty going(…)
There is nothing wrong with fun in the workplace. It should be encouraged. There is also nothing wrong with a joke between colleagues, but, and at the risk of sounding like the (anti)fun police, as long as it is within reason, and sensible. Unfortunately, and as Mr N found out, sometimes a joke can go(…)
We all experience stress in our lives. Mostly we deal with this without too much difficulty – if with a few choice words!! or banging our head against the wall. Sometimes though stress can lead to something a lot more serious, it can cause psychiatric illness, especially depression. Miss H unfortunately has first hand experience(…)
We are delighted to be running our volunteers and the law seminar again on 03 May 2017 for Volunteering Kirklees and Business in the Community. This free to attend course covers various topics relevant to volunteer co-ordinators, groups of volunteers and those connected with the third sector. From who is a volunteer, through legal rights(…)
Creative Scene are looking for 13 people who are up for a laugh, have a sense of the ridiculous and can ride a bike for a special performance as crowds gather to welcome the tour to Birstall. Strictly Cycling is a improvisational “cycle about” & clowning street show which plays with the everyday events and(…)
More In Common Batley & Spen (part of the Jo Cox Foundation) are holding an event in the memory of Jo Cox. On Sunday 25th June 2017 there will be two races at Oakwell Hall Country Park in Birstall a 2.5k family fun run and a 6k cross country challenge. This is part of a(…)
Note to Landlords : New obligations to Tenants under the Housing Act 1988 that could stop you gaining possession. Landlords wishing to gain possession of a residential property by way of Section 21 Housing Act 1988, must ensure that the following have been complied with in order to ensure the validity of any Section 21(…)
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