Archives: July 2016

the Great Outdoors

A recent survey by the National Trust suggests that children are spending only half the time playing outside that their parents did. The trust is hoping to help reverse that trend by creating a list of 50 things for children to do. The list contains many activities most parents and certainly older generations will remember from their …

Not Enough Room At The Stop

You know what it is like, no busses for ages and then three come along at once!! Unfortunately on this occasion there wasn’t really enough room at the bus stop for all three at once. This didn’t however deter the driver of the bus that Miss C was travelling on, who thought they might just …

And The Winner Is….

Brearleys Solicitors have been raising money for the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust. This year, they arranged a prize draw to win a television, with donations being made to the Trust. The firm attended the Brighouse Charity Gala and the Cleckheaton Folk Festival and also got involved with other local events. The lucky winner of …

Cleckheaton Folk Festival

Every year we attend the Cleckheaton folk festival and hand out balloons. This year it was a lovely sunny day although we did see a few balloons fall victim to the wind and were spotted drifting away over the top of the town hall! Yorkshire has a rich heritage of folk music and dance and …

Brighouse Gala

Continuing our support of this popular community event, Alex and Rebekah attended the Brighouse Charity Gala this year to help raise money for the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust. The Brighouse Charity Gala is held every year and helps raise funds for local and national charities and community organisations. Brearleys are proud to support the Laura …

The Big Friendly Read

The reading agency and libraries have lots of fun Roald Dahl events lined up through the summer holidays and taking place at various libraries around the Kirklees area. The events below are taking place on various dates at various different libraries, to find out hen and here call in to your local library You can go …

Dewsbury Canal Festival

The ever popular Dewsbury canal festival is once again taking place at the Dewsbury marina off Mill Street East just outside the town centre on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July. Running from 10:00 until 16:00 each day. The event celebrates the canal and waterways of the Dewsbury area. Visitors can enjoy a free ride …

End Of An Era

At the end of July the Frontier nightclub in Batley will close it's doors for the last time, and bring the final curtain down on an iconic entertainment venue. The nightclub began life as the Batley Variety club, which opened it's doors in 1967 and rapidly became one of the most popular music venues in the …

Tripping Along

In October 2015 Mr R was walking in the centre of Hull. As he was doing so he tripped and fell over a defect in the surface of the pavement. He landed awkwardly and as result suffered a fractured wrist. As well as causing him a lot of pain and discomfort, it also meant he …

Rothwell Summer Gala

There is plenty for everybody to enjoy at the Rothwell summer gala on 09 July 2016. This ever popular annual event always attracts the crowds, and the sunshine! - organisers say that they have ordered some specially for the day. Taking place in Springhead Park just outside the town centre from 11:00 there is a …