Archives: May 2016

A slip in the toilets

Mr B was enjoying a game of bowling at his local bowling alley. He went to the toilet when suddenly and without warning he slipped on some water which had been spilt onto the floor causing him injury. We put the claim to the owners of the bowling alley and they have admitted that they …

Good Maintainance

When your business relies upon machinery it is a good idea to keep things properly and well maintained. If you don't, then accidents can and do happen, as Mr N knows only too well. He works in a factory that prepares and packages among other things sliced cooked meat. Mr N was responsible for slicing …

Batley Vintage Day

It is the third Batley Vintage Day this Saturday, 28 May 2016, bringing back all the vintage fun to the town centre that visitors have enjoyed at the previous two year’s events. Once again the main entertainment stage returns in the Market Place with continuous music from 10:00 until 17:00. Featuring music from the 30s …

Summer Harmonies Concert

Hot on the heels of their very well received performance as part of Batley Does Opera earlier his year, the Batley Community Choir are hosting their own concert on 10 June 2016 at the Batley Town Hall. The concert, entitled Summer Harmonies will also feature performances by Gawthorpe Brass ’85 Youth Band and Singing for Fun, …

An Expensive Shop

A trip to his local supermarket proved to be an expensive one, both for Mr K and for the supermarket company. As he was browsing the shelves a member of staff turned quickly whilst holding a tray of tins, unfortunately without checking it was safe to do so. He hit Mr K with the tray causing …

Always Best To Use The Correct Equipment

They say a bad workman blames his tools. In this case the bad workman had only himself to blame because he picked the wrong tool to use. Mr H works in a food factory. A colleague needed to move a large quantity of meat which he did using an electric lifter. Unfortunately this particular piece of …

Batley Lancaster Bomber Fly Past

Visitors to this year's Batley Vintage Day will be keeping their eyes to the skies for a rare treat, a fly past by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Lancaster bomber. And this is a rare treat indeed as there is only one flying Lancaster in this country and it makes only limited appearances. "We are …

Best In The World

If you enjoy good theatre, and you enjoy good beer then here is a not to be missed opportunity to enjoy both at the same time. Unfolding theatre with LittleMighty and Creative Scene are bringing you the best of both worlds with the show the Guardian described as “There can only be one word for …

World Book Night

World book night   Customers at Batley Baths and Recreation Centre got a bit more than their regular swim or exercise session recently, a book. Members of Batley Business Association once more took part in World Book Night, a national event which celebrates reading and books, and which tries to encourage people to pick up …

Rawdon Beer And Music Festival

Back once again at the Rawdon Cricket Club ground, this year's festival promises to be bigger and better than before. The fun begins at 1:00 p.m on 29 May and goes through until 10:30 p.m. There are plenty of treats in store, with a large range of real ales from around Yorkshire to sample, plus …