Assault on Upper Road

A 49-YEAR-OLD local man was assaulted by a gang of six or seven men in an incident in Batley. Read the rest of this entry »


BNP arrests during mosque protest

Far-right extremists were arrested at a protests held by the British National Party in Rotherham. Read the rest of this entry »

Hungry thieves target Batley takeaway delivery driver

A MAN from Batley was robbed whilst out working as a delivery driver for a Cleckheaton takeaway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Labour has Dewsbury in sights but so do Tories

The National Labour party has identified Dewsbury as a key battleground in the 2015 election. Labour lost the seat in the 2010 election as Shahid Malik was ousted by Tory MP Simon Reevell. Read the rest of this entry »

Warsi apologises after rental income complaint is upheld

A complaint against Baroness Warsi has been upheld by a House of Lords watchdog over her failure to register rental income.

The former co-chair of the Conservative party has accepted the outcome of the ruling by the independent Lords Commissioner for Standards and apologised. Read the rest of this entry »

Outcry as MP brands Muslim culture “sexist”

Comments by a Yorkshire MP have sparked controversy. Kris Hopkins Conservative MP for Keighley called Muslim culture “sexist” and said that it forged attitudes which led to abuse of girls and women. Read the rest of this entry »

Fox’s workers strike averted

WORKERS at Fox’s biscuits had voted in favour of a strike over working conditions and terms, but it has been averted at the eleventh hour. Read the rest of this entry »