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Hospital strike threat as scientists vote for action

Friday 31st July 2015

Biomedical science

HOSPITAL biomedical scientists have voted in favour of strike action over ‘unsafe’ changes to their shifts. The staff, some based at Dewsbury District Hospital, started new round-the-clock work patterns this [...]

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School accused of ‘promoting extremism’

Friday 31st July 2015

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A SCHOOL in Dewsbury was at the centre of a national media storm over claims that it promotes extremism. Sky News obtained a handbook given to parents by officials at [...]

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Bellway withdraw planning application at last minute

Friday 31st July 2015

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A CONTROVERSIAL housing scheme in Mirfield was withdrawn by developers at the last minute. Planners were due to rule yesterday (Thursday) on a bid by Bellway Homes for 135 properties [...]

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Jade’s attacker jailed as ‘lenient’ ruling scrapped

Friday 31st July 2015


A SEX offender from Dewsbury Moor was jailed after judges ruled his original sentence was too lenient. Adam Hepworth, 27, of Wroe Street, molested a 17-year-old girl five years ago. [...]

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