Batley’s International Women’s Day festival hailed a huge success

Batley’s inaugural International Women’s Day festival was hailed a huge success as hundreds of people of all ages descended on the Older People’s Centre for a “truly humbling” day of workshops, inspiring speeches and fun. The event, envisaged to celebrate International Women’s Day and Vote 100, saw inspirational women keep the crowds entranced with their…

Batley and Spen Dog of the Year launched by Tracy Brabin MP

The search is on to find Batley and Spen Dog of the Year as Tracy Brabin MP launches an exciting new competition to celebrate all that is good about our four-legged friends. Following on from her beloved Labrador Rocky’s win at the 25th annual Westminster Dog of the Year competition, Ms Brabin decided that it…

Tracy Brabin Speaks Out For Local Children on Access to NHS Dentistry

Tracy Brabin MP has spoken out in Parliament about poor access to NHS Dentistry in Kirklees. Speaking during an Adjournment Debate secured by her colleague Judith Cummins, the MP for Batley & Spen raised her concerns about child oral health in Kirklees. She said; “Does my hon. Friend agree that it is deeply worrying that…

Batley & Spen MP “Wears it Pink” for Breast Cancer Now

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley & Spen has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October to raise vital funds for breast cancer research. Tracy Brabin…

Tracy Brabin MP Encourages Organ Donation in Batley & Spen

Batley & Spen MP Tracy Brabin has issued an appeal to her constituents to talk about organ donation. 31,755 people in Batley & Spen are on the NHS Organ Donor Register but hundreds of lifesaving transplants are being missed around the country every year because families don’t know about their relatives’ wishes. During Organ Donation…

Kirkwood Hospice and Tracy Brabin MP to Host 30th Anniversary Tea Party

Tracy Brabin MP and Kirkwood Hospice will host a special Tea Party on Saturday 16th September. The celebratory event is part of Kirkwood Hospice’s work to mark 30 years of caring for local people. The local MP has selected Kirkwood Hospice as her ‘Charity of the Month’ for the month of September, and hopes that…