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Current Edition: | Thursday 23rd February 2017

Current Edition: | Thu 23rd Feb 17

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TV drama tells the story of Karen Matthews’ deceit

Friday 3rd February 2017

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THE BBC TV drama depicting the disappearance of Dewsbury Moor youngster Shannon Matthews will be aired next week.

The Moorside, which features Cilla star Sheridan Smith, tells the story of…

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MPs back vote to trigger EU exit

Friday 3rd February 2017

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BATLEY & SPEN Labour MP Tracy Brabin has voted in favour of triggering Article 50 to withdraw from the European Union.

In a marathon Parliamentary debate on Wednesday, Ms Brabin…

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Meeting spotlights rail problems

Friday 3rd February 2017


BATLEY & Spen MP Tracy Brabin hosted a public meeting with train operator Northern Rail after constituents raised concerns about the quality of services. 

The meeting at Batley rail station…

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Book tells the story of Mr Variety Club

Friday 3rd February 2017


THE story of the man who brought the famous Variety Club to Batley has been told in a new book written by one of his friends.

Maureen Prest, the club’s…

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