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Can you help tackle the issue of fly-tipping?

On Maxwell Avenue in Batley, we have seen a rise in flytipping.

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Tesco Extra Batley.

LETTER: Car boot sale on Easter Day is disrespectful

I am shocked and disgusted at Batley Tesco Extra’s decision to hold a car boot sale on the most religious day of the year.

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At a meeting of the West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party serious concerns were expressed about the conditions Vale of York CCG is placing on patients access to NHS surgery.

LETTER: Get-together planned for old school pupils

I was born in Dewsbury (Savile Town) in 1950 and have lived all over the the western world.

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Newspaper: Hemsworth Express.
Story: Complaints are being made about flytipping and littering at the former Westfield Hotel, which is becoming a dangerous eyesore and attracting rats. Pictured is some of the waste material, a large amount of which looks like trade waste, that has been flytipped.
Reporter: Don Mort.
Photographer: Andrew Bellis.
Photo date: 16/02/16
Picture Ref: AB060c0216

LETTERS: Dismayed at littering

I am dismayed, disgusted and disappointed by my fellow countrymen/women with the amount of rubbish that litters our towns, cities and countryside.

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020616  George Osborne from the Vote Remain campaign looking through yestereday's  Yorkshire Post  at the Yorkshire Post Offices in Leeds yesterday(thurs) (GL1010/29o)

LETTER: How will George Osborne balance his new role?

When Ed Miliband was leader of the Labour Party, he frequently accused George Osborne of being a part-time Chancellor of the Exchequer.

LETTER: Paper missed out former PM’s link to Kirklees

LETTER: Paper missed out former PM’s link to Kirklees

I am sure by now that many readers will have seen the article in the March 7 edition of the Daily Express.

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Jo Cox.

LETTER: Let’s rename library in honour of Jo

I have just read that a ‘Great get together’ is planned in June in memory of Jo Cox MP.

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LETTER: We need to stand up and fight for our libraries

The Friends of Batley Library group was set up in August 2015 to help stave off the threat of closure to this magnificent building.


LETTER: Kirklees’ streets require a good spring clean

Now that I’m retired I have more time to get around our area on foot and by car which means no more commuting for me.

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Wilton Estate, Batley.  (d601k345)

LETTER: Batley estate is being blighted by yobs

I write as a concerned resident of Batley’s Wilton estate.

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LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

Not to be outdone by the Batley commemorative beaker shown in the letters page (February 9 edition), I had to send you this picture of one from mighty Dewsbury!

Cleckheaton Library. (D541B430)

LETTER: Libraries are vital and need to be protected

I am more than unhappy about the proposed cuts to Kirklees libraries outlined recently.

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Job Centre

LETTER: Job centres are out of touch in today’s world

I noticed that Batley’s job centre may close.

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LETTER: Faceless Winston Churchill on new five pound note

With all the hype that has surrounded the new £5 note and that some people have been paying a fortune for certain ones, we never really gave it much thought - until recently.

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New Labour Candidate for Spen Tracy Brabin, pictured at Cleckheaton..24th September 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

LETTER: Government continues to ignore our area

How much more can Dewsbury and Batley take?

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GP Doctors NHS.

LETTER: Why is making an appointment to see a doctor such a rigmarole?

Today I received a letter from my GP at the Greenway Medical Practice in Cleckheaton asking me to contact the surgery to arrange a telephone interview with a Doctor.

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Bacon's Figure Study II

LETTER: Let’s send the Francis Bacon painting on a tour of the UK

Why can’t the forward-thinking Kirklees Council send the painting on an annual tour of the UK?

We need more parking

LETTER: A solution to town’s parking issues

I am writing in regards to the problem of parking on Station Road, Back Station Road and the Library car park in Mirfield.

Doctors and nurses at work in the Accident and Emergency Department at Leeds General Infirmary. Picture by Anna Gowthorpe

LETTER: A 19-hour wait in A&E to start the new year

Having read your article about Dewsbury A&E over the festive period I felt I had to get in touch.

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File photo dated 9/9/2015 of  who is to step down as patron from a number of national organisations at the end of her 90th birthday year, Buckingham Palace said. The patronages will be passed on to other members of the Royal Family. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday December 20, 2016. See PA story ROYAL Queen. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

LETTER: Her Majesty was right to shun train trip

I see that the Queen has once again demonstrated her concern for her subjects by cancelling a Christmas train trip for fear of infecting fellow travellers with her cold germs.

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