Charity of the Month: HWD Hospital Radio

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley and Spen, has visited HWD Hospital radio volunteers after raising £175 for the much-loved station as her February charity of the month. Ms Brabin met the broadcasting team at their studios based inside Dewsbury and District Hospital to chat about activities and future plans for the long-running station. Broadcasting from…

International Women’s Day celebration a success

Tracy Brabin MP celebrated the brilliant women of Batley and Spen by hosting an International Women’s Day event in the town on Saturday. The all-day event featured a great line-up of guest speakers, live dance performances and demonstrations and a marketplace made up of local businesswomen, charities and community groups. Held at Batley Community Centre…

New reforms unveiled to ‘finally deliver justice’ for leaseholders

Local MP Tracy Brabin is backing new plans that could see homeowners affected by the leasehold scandal in Batley and Spen save thousands of pounds. It comes after a Labour Party report, released today, proposes to ‘bring justice for leaseholders’ by capping unfair costs such as ground rents and to investigate instances of mis-selling New…

Local MPs join forces in bid to bring back popular local bus service

Three local MPs have joined forces in a bid to save the 253 bus service in light of the “overwhelming strength of feeling” displayed by local residents. Batley and Spen’s Tracy Brabin, Dewsbury’s Paula Sherriff and Bradford South’s Judith Cummins have written a joint letter to West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), urging them to fund…