Secretaries wanted

Do you want to work in a busy expanding business, with excellent prospects and a friendly working environment? We are looking for two full time experienced secretaries with good typing skills, excellent organisational abilities and a willingness to learn. Legal experience is not essential. Salary depandant upon experience but competitive Apply with cv and covering […]

Oakwell Hall Music Festival – not to be missed!

Dewsbury has got Spirit!

Spirit, Dewsbury’s free annual street theatre show, is back for a seventh consecutive year . Saturday 12.04.14 8.00pm Dewsbury Town Centre Theater Tol’s cycling inspired show Luce is sure to wow audiences young and old. Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi are two of Italy’s greatest cyclists. They raced against each other in the 1940s and […]

Fears regarding Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water is to put up prices – but not as much as planned. The company had originally planned to increase the average household bill by £12 from April 1, but instead will make an increase of an average of £6, it was announced today (Monday). Water companies agree prices with industry regulator Ofwat every […]

Public toilets update

Fears that Birstall’s public toilets would be closed have been flushed out after a traders’ group signed a lease for the facilities. Birstall Chamber of Trade has taken responsibilty for the loos after they were set to close following council cuts. Kirklees Council proposed to shut all unattended toilets in the district as part of […]

You may have to pay for parking outside your own house! People could be forced to pay for parking outside their houses if Kirklees councillors agree a new proposal. And leader Coun Mehboob Khan says nobody has the automatic right to park outside their homes. The council wants to introduce a £30 fee for permits which are currently issued free of charge on 111 streets […]

Birstall in Bloom

Birstall In Bloom is a joint venture between The Birstall Luddites (Rotary), Birstall Village Improvement Group and local TRAs working with local schools and churches, our local councillors and Kirklees Metropolitan Council. The aim is to enter Britain in Bloom and, by doing this, improve more and more of Birstall each year for the benefit […]

Local Titanic exhibition!

Click here for details of a really interesting local exhibition dealing with the clothing of the Titanic –

Batley Frontier Demolition

Batley’s famous Frontier nightclub could be torn down to make way for a retail park or office complex, it has been revealed. Developer Richard Morton has been asked by its owners to survey the building and suggest potential uses for the site. The shock announcement was made at Monday’s meeting of the Batley History Group, […]

New divorce article

For an interesting article in connection with divorce and what’s involved visit –