RADICAL changes to the areas MPs represent threaten to wipe Spen off the political map as the Spenborough Guardian launches its Save Our Spen campaign.
The Spen Valley would be sliced up into two parts, if the plans by the Boundary Commission for England are approved next year. Spen MP Mike Wood, along with Lib Dem leader Coun Kath Pinnock and Kirklees Tory chief Coun Robert Light speak out against the plans.
Two teenagers who left a father brain damaged and wheelchair-bound after stamping on him during a savage attack in Heckmondwike have had their sentences slashed on appeal by top judges.
A CLECKHEATON woman is taking part in the Great North Run in memory of her mum who died of a heart attack aged 58.
FRUSTRATED Birkenshaw governors could wrestle control of the first school from Kirklees Council by becoming an academy.
COULD bouncy pooch Sam be Spen’s oldest dog?
The Jack Russell terrier is celebrating his 20th birthday this month, which would make him 140 in dog years.