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Public meeting over future of community centre and library

Birstall Community Centre and Library. Picture: Google Street View

A PUBLIC meeting will be held over the future of Birstall Community Centre and Library.

2:00am Friday 24 February 2017

Driver with 'strange taste in wheels' has car seized by police

The BMW stopped by police in Birstall. Picture from West Yorkshire Police RPU

A DRIVER is set to be summoned to court after being stopped by police and having his distinctive car removed from the roads. 

11:32am Thursday 16 March 2017

Dog rescue charity appeals for people to provide 'foster' homes to unwanted pets

The committee of Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue, from left, Enza Puzio, Adele Robinson, Sue Tozer and Val Gilpin with their rescued companions.

A DOG rescue charity is appealing for volunteers to offer a foster home to an animal in need to help it continue its work.

2:00am Wednesday 8 March 2017

School celebrates joining academy chain by burying time capsule

Thornton Primary School celbrated after becoming an academy.  Foreground left is head teacherElizabeth DAvison and foreground right is Helen Rowland CEO of Focus Trust.

A BRADFORD primary school has held a day of celebrations to mark the next stage in its future.

8:01am Tuesday 7 March 2017

Charity to carry on work of murdered MP Jo Cox in tackling loneliness

Murdered Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox's work to tackle loneliness is being continued in Bradford

AGE UK in Bradford is carrying on the work started by murdered Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox into tackling loneliness.

3:00am Tuesday 7 March 2017

Murdered MP Jo Cox's husband to publish book about her life

Brendan Cox, widower of Jo Cox addressing a rally in London in June last year to celebrate what would have been the 42nd birthday of the MP.

THE husband of murdered Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox is writing a memoir celebrating her life which will be published in time for the anniversary of the 41-year-old's death in June.

11:19am Monday 6 March 2017

Historic hall to reopen shortly after £190,000 refurbishment

Oakwell Hall Museum and Country Park in Birstall

OAKWELL Hall in Birstall is due to reopen next month as work on a £190,000 refurbishment of the building comes to an end.

2:22pm Thursday 2 March 2017

New rules on transfer of Council land and buildings to community welcomed

Work is nearing completion on a £340,000 project to create new changing facilities in East Bierley after a community asset transfer

KIRKLEES Council is set to agree a new policy for the transfer of Council land and buildings to community groups, that will widen the pool of potential applicants and introduce a formal grant process for successful groups.

3:00am Thursday 2 March 2017

Police appeal after £16,000 worth of baseball caps stolen

A baseball cap similar to the 1,600 stolen from a lorry in Birstall

POLICE are appealing for information after £16,000 worth of baseball caps were stolen from a lorry.

7:21pm Tuesday 28 February 2017

Big guns set for first round shoot outs in Bradford Premier League's Priestley Cup

Sarfraz Ahmed and Tim Jackson celebrate Woodlands win in the 2016 final

THE draw for the All Rounder Cricket Bradford Premier League’s Priestley Cup has thrown up three cracking first round ties.

4:32pm Friday 6 January 2017
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