The Friends of Batley Library group was set up in August 2015 to help stave off the threat of closure to this magnificent building.
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.
I write as a concerned resident of Batley’s Wilton estate.
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!
By Malcolm Andrews, of Cleckheaton Methodist Church.
I am more than unhappy about the proposed cuts to Kirklees libraries outlined recently.
I noticed that Batley’s job centre may close.
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.