Archives: September 2016

And They Are Under Starters Orders

Come and join in the fun and help raise money for a good local cause at the St Mary's Family Fun and Race Night at the Irish Nash in Batley on 30th September. Tickets £2.50 – Children FREE. This includes a pie and peas supper or hot dogs and pasties. Great prizes to be won. 1st pize …

Vote For Friends Of Batley Station

Local volunteer group the Friends of Batley Station or FOBS have been successfully chosen as one of three local good causes guaranteed to receiving funding through the Tesco bags of choice community funding scheme. These three projects will now compete for the public vote in store to see who comes first £12,000.00 of funding, second £10,000.00 …

A Trip Down The Lane

When Mr T set out for a walk  close to where he lives he didn't intend his final destination to be his local accident and emergency department, but having taken the wrong type of trip down the lane, that is exactly where he did end up. We took up a claim for Mr T and …

Hidden Hazards

Ironing, a necessary evil, but not most peoples idea of a fun way to spend your time....as a colleague said to me just the other day..."life is too short to waste it ironing" Mr P would definitely agree with that sentiment, especially after his even more unpleasant than usual experience of doing the ironing, and …

Volunteers Open Day

The UK's biggest online charity shop www.oxfam.org.uk/BatleyOnline is holding a volunteer open day on 22 September at their premises on Mill Forest Way in Batley. Between 10:30 & 13:30 anybody interested in volunteering for the charity can come along and find out more about what is involved. For more information contact Oxfam on 01924 351892.

A Not Very Convenient Store

Mrs C got a little more than she planned on when she popped into a convenience store, as well as her purchase she ended up with injuries and a protracted course of medical treatment. There is a step up at the entrance, but unfortunately it is coloured the same as the floor surface around it, …

Batley Festival

Now in it's 5th year Batley Festival is back once again on 10 September. Running from 11:00 until 17:00 the event takes over the centre of town with lots going on. You can shop until you drop at the many and varied market stalls in the market place. With everything from hand made crafts, food and …