In this week’s paper

YOU PAPER: Spenborough Guardian Friday February 3.
YOU PAPER: Spenborough Guardian Friday February 3.

HANDS off Red House!

That is the emphatic message being hammered home to Kirklees Council by protesters, angry at the historic building’s proposed closure.

As Kirklees looks to shave off £64m from its budget by 2014, the Gomersal museum could be closed and sold.

FOOTBALL crazy Lillie Lawson, who has netted 70 goals in just 14 games, has the world at her feet after being signed up by Premier League club Blackburn Rovers – aged just eight.

Rovers snapped up Lillie after she impressed the club while playing for her Cleckheaton under-eights team. She has been racking up an incredible average of a goal every eight minutes this season.

A SPEN Valley music teacher is appealing for help from local firms as he prepares for a charity night in the memory of his granddaughter.

Steve Walker, 57, of Church Lane, Liversedge, has been a teacher in the valley for more than 30 years.

His daughter Rachel, 29, a former Heckmondwike Grammar School pupil, gave birth to baby Isabella Dean in November 2010 but at just six weeks old she was diagnosed with a complex heart condition.


A CLECKHEATON couple are celebrating their diamond wedding with a party at the hotel where they held their reception.

Mavis and Donald Webster celebrated 60 years of wedded bliss yesterday and will enjoy a small party for family and friends over the weekend.