Taking a look back at June 2014

Actress Maxine Peake.
Actress Maxine Peake.

What happened in Morley in June 2014?

Actress Maxine Peake unveiled a blue plaque honouring cycling legend Beryl Burton, ahead of the stage debut of Peake’s biopic about the Morley heroine. ‘Beryl’, which hit the stage at The West Yorkshire Playhouse on June 30 to rave reviews. Due to popular demand, the show’s run was extended.

Coun Wyn Kidger became the new Mayor of Morley for 2014/15.

Residents fought back against plans to create bail accomodation in High Street, Morley.