Pink Tribute Fundraising Night

Join in the fun and help raise money for a local good cause on 29 October at the Victoria Function Room, Stocks Lane, Batley. Friends Emma Brook, Vicki Hargrave and Rebecca Johnson are hosting a Pink tribute night to help support the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit at Leeds General Infirmary. Tickets are £10 per person and […]

Brighouse Festival

Nine fun filled days begin in Brighouse on 22 October as the Brighouse Festival returns to town. This year sees a much expanded program of arts and entertainment with over 50 events taking place over the course of the Festival. With music, performance, art activities, spray painting, omedy and more, there will be plenty to see […]

Cobbled Together

Mr K was working on a redevelopment project. He needed to carry out some work in the boiler room that was below ground. The existing steps had been taken out and replaced with some temporary steps that looked as if they had been made out of some old bits of wood, found around the site. […]

Batley Community Alliance Gardening Project

On Wednesday 12 October and on Friday 14 October Batley Community Alliance are going to be doing some gardening in the town centre. And if you have some time to spare they would be very pleased to have you along, The planned works are the clearing and digging of borders ready for composting, trimming of […]


Mrs Q went into town to do a bit of shopping. As she was walking through the pedestrian arcade area she slipped and fell on ice on the ground. The weather at the time was very cold and it had been icy for a few days. We put her claim to the council on the […]

Door Strip Trip

The company Mrs E works for rent office space in a building. To get to her room Mrs E travels up in the lift and walks along a corridor. There is a set of doors on the corridor with a rubber strip at the bottom of them that they close to. The strip had come loose […]

Knit And Natter

Bring along your knitting, crocheting, embroidery, etc to the new More In Common Batley Knit and Natter, which began on 05 October. Taking place every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month between 1:00 and 3:00 at Massarella’s Restaurant on the 3rd floor at the Mill Outlet, Bradford Road, Batley, this is an excellent way […]