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Current Edition: 669 | Thursday 29th January 2015

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Stan’s tears of joy after treasured voicemail is found

Friday 23rd January 2015

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WIDOWER Stan Beaton is to get back a treasured voicemail recording of his late wife – thanks in part to The Press. Staff at telecoms giant Virgin Media went into [...]

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Ex-RL star facing jail overhit-and-runcrash

Friday 23rd January 2015

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FORMER rugby league star Keith Mason was convicted in his absence over a Birstall hit-and-run smash. Mason, 33, left, ploughed into a car carrying a mum and her two daughters [...]

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Junkie hired thugs to rob and beat up her ex-lover

Friday 23rd January 2015


A DRUG addict from Batley hired two thugs to help beat up and rob her former lover. Amy Bright, 24, and her accomplices tied up, beat and robbed victim James [...]

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1907 pact ‘ensures library can’t be sold’

Friday 23rd January 2015

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A 108-year-old agreement means Batley’s under-threat library cannot be sold, councillors have been warned. Campaigner Malcolm Haigh spelled out a deal involving philanthropist Andrew Carnegie at a meeting last Wednesday. [...]

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