Local News

Take pride in the town


BATLEY’S Conservative candidates for this year’s local elections are urging people to forget their party allegiance and vote for what’s good for the town.

Sweary Leaflet Shows Labour's Apathy



An election leaflet blunder saw Labour’s Batley East incumbent, Mahmood Akhtar, deliver leaflets to residents which accused the Tories of “s******* on us to fund tax cuts for the wealthy and giant corporations.”

Save local facilities

The Conservative Councillors for Birstall and Birkenshaw, Robert Light, Liz Smaje and Andrew Palfreeman today launched a campaign to save Birstall from the cuts threatened by the Labour Cabinet in Kirklees.