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Batley centre renamed in honour of Jo Cox

A centre in Jo Cox's former constituency which provides support for older people facing isolation is being renamed in her honour.

The late MP for Batley and Spen will be honoured at a ceremony today as Batley Resource Centre is renamed Jo Cox House.

The building houses programmes including Yorkshire Rose Talking Therapies, which supports people with depression, anxiety and stress and confidence-building sessions for young adults.

It is also a registered "Safe Place" as part of the scheme run by Mencap for those with learning difficulties.

Today's event comes ten months after Ms Cox was murdered by Far Right extremist Thomas Mair in Birstall.

A spokesperson for the centre said its staff were left "shocked and stunned by the news of her death".

They added: "By renaming Batley Resource Centre as Jo Cox House we aim to support Jo's legacy to reduce loneliness in society.

"We may have had to say farewell to Jo but we can never say goodbye to the values which defined her."