Category: News

Can You Help Batley Christmas Lights Switch On??

The Batley Christmas lights switch on event takes place on 30 November 2019, and the volunteers who the event need your help. Please see the letter below from Mr Richard Martin on behalf of the Batley Business Association:- BATLEY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT Saturday 30 November 2019 Batley Business Association (BBA) is a …

Kirkwood Christmas Fair

Come along and begin the Christmas spirit at the Kirkwood Hospice annual Christmas fair on 09 November, from 10:30 until 15:00, inside Batley Town Hall. With lots of stalls selling all manner of gifts and goodies, a raffle and tombola, plus refreshments there will be plenty to keep you busy, and put some ho ho …

Burns to Child at Nursery

Mr S been looked after by his local private day nursery and whilst there he was allowed to crawl over the metal framed door and as he did this he burnt his hans on the door frame which had got too hot in the sun. Brearleys have now managed to secure an admission of liability …

Volunteers and the Law

Andrew Marsden from our batley office recently spent a most enjoyable afternoon visiting Harrogate & Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service (https://www.harcvs.org.uk/) to deliver his seminar on Volunteers and the Law. It was an afternoon of lively discussion and questions from the delegates on topics as far ranging as volunteer agreements to interns to DBS, even …

SOLAR…….SO LOW!

For many years people were promised by Solar Installers that they would make a lot of money from installing solar panels on their property due to various government tariffs.  It has turned out for some that they have not made the money that they were promised by the sales team of these Solar Installers.   …

5 TOP TIPS FOR DEALING WITH A DIVORCE

5 tips for dealing with a divorce: Be certain that your marriage is over. Lots of people begin proceedings without considering the alternatives such as marriage counselling. Always put your children first. Many divorces lead on to arguments about the arrangements for children. Try and put yourself in their shoes, children are often more affected …

Beach Day In Birstall 10.08.19 – Summer Hamper Competition

Get yourselves down to Birstall on the 10.08.19 for a family fun packed day - there will be a Beach and deckchairs by the library, donkey rides, stalls and so much more. We are having a Summer Hamper Competition and tickets are £1.00 each and can be purchased now from our Birstall Office or on …

AN OVERVIEW OF BUSINESS LITIGATION

Litigation in business is something that will always exist. When business contracts are entered into, a relationship is formed between parties that like another relationship, can have its ups and downs. Businesses often find themselves in dispute with other businesses and / or individual consumers when something does not go according to plan… Often, a …

On Yer Bike

A pedestrian launched a bid for compensation blaming a cyclist for the accident - despite a court hearing she was staring at her phone when she walked on to the road. The Cyclist is now liable to pay out because "cyclists must be prepared at all times for people to behave in unexpected ways", Judge …

Scarlett’s Story

As part of our ongoing support for Micklefield Hedgehogs, we share Scarlett’s story.  He is a regular visitor to our staff member’s garden and was recently found with an injured back leg (one of 4 hedgehogs who had turned up with an injured back leg in a few weeks).  After an x-ray, his back leg …