Archives: November 2016

Bumper Crowds In Batley

Once again the market place was full as the town turned out to celebrate the turning on of the Christmas lights. And whilst the temperature might have been a bit on the cold side, there were warm smiles all around as people enjoyed the fun. With the Christmas market selling all sorts of treats, and …

Batley Christmas Lights Switch On

The Batley Christmas lights switch on spectacular takes place in the market place on Saturday 26 Nov. The fun begins at 1:00p.m when the Christmas markets stalls open, with all sorts of treats and goodies for you. Santa will be in his grotto with lots of presents for good little boys and girls from 3:00p.m, …

Batley Bulldogs

Season tickets are now on sale from the club's Fox's Biscuits Stadium for the 2017 season, with Adult tickets costing £190 and concessions at £130. Children under 16 can watch every home and away match for free. With new coach Matt Diskin in the charge, the club are looking to build on their impressive form …

Batley And Birstall Remembrance Day Parades

The details for the Remembrance Day parades in Batley and Birstall are:- Batley – The procession will assemble in Batley Market Place at 10.15am for march off at 10.35am, and a parade around the town to the Memorial Gardens for a service at the war memorial at 10.55am. After the service the procession will re-form in Cambridge Street and return …

Batley Food Bank Christmas Fayre

The always popular Batley Food Bank Christmas fayre returns on 26 November between 11:00a.m and 3:00p.m, at the Food Bank's premises in the Town Hall annexe, Brunswick Street, Batley. With stalls, games, goodies, food and drink, and of course a visit from Santa there will certainly be plenty to do, whilst helping to raise much …

Roll Over And Over

It turned out that Mr B's luck wasn't in after all when a friend offered him a lift home, saving him the walk. Unfortunately for Mr B it turned out that his friend liked to drive rather too fast, and even more unfortunately without the skill to do so. Things came to a head when …

Acorn Youth Theatre Company Open Auditions

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE AGE 8-18 WHO LOVES TO PERFORM? Acorn Youth Theatre provides young people with opportunities to perform in high quality productions in the Kirklees area. New Member auditions are Sunday 20th November! Book a place now! sarah@acornproductions.org.uk New members will get the opportunity to be in any of our 2017 performances, our …