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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 …

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 …

Councils Negligent Repair

Master B was a young child playing in his garden. His parents rented the house from the local council and the council had previous attempted to remove some post from the garden but had left stubs sticking up from the ground and as Master B was playing he tripped over one of these stubs injuring …

Allo Allo

This smash hit television program is coming to the stage as part of the Brighouse 1940s weekend, bringing all the characters and comedy that fans of the show will fondly remember. The show is brought to you by the Foot of the Barrel Company with a cast of local performers, including Andrew Marsden of our …

Local Council Elections

Andrew Marsden of our Batley Office and Chairman of the Batley Business Association takes a look at the upcoming local council elections. On 05 May it is the local Council elections, and do you know what? You need to vote in them. They are - and contrary to what I have already heard people saying …