In your Spenborough Guardian this week

YOUR PAPER: Spenborough Guardian Friday April 13.
YOUR PAPER: Spenborough Guardian Friday April 13.

AN army bomb disposal team blew up two live hand grenades and found more than 20 firearms at an East Bierley farm.

Nearby homes were evacuated as police spent Tuesday scouring Model Farm, in Toftshaw Lane, after being called to reports of an assault.

A FAMILY has set up a charity to support a young member who has been diagnosed with a muscle wasting disease.

Ben Booth, 19, has been diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy type two –and his family has set up the B Baggins Foundation to raise money to support sufferers, as well as pay for research into a cure.

A DERELICT house which was torched is a prime target for vandals and arsonists, say neighbours.

Forrest Hall, in Longfield Road, Heckmondwike, was set alight at about 1pm on Tuesday.


WITH rain forecast for this weekend, the third annual Birkenshaw Boghopper challenge could be the boggiest yet.

But that has not put off participants in the gruelling challenge that will see them tackle a 17km bike ride before swapping their cycles for running shoes to complete a 5km race on Saturday.