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Current Edition: 651 | Tuesday 16th September 2014
Current Edition: 651 | Tue 16th Sep 14
ANTHONY THACKERAY was the star of the show as Dewsbury ran out comfortable 50-6 winners in their play-off tie with Workington, writes John Anderson. The half-back was in sensational form; scoring a hat-trick in a victory which Dewsbury coach Glenn Morrison described as “clinical”. The game started in a scrappy fashion but in the eigth minute Thackeray broke the deadlock. A lovely chip from Tom Hemingway was collected by Thackeray, who rounded the full-back to score under the posts. Hemingway improved. Makali Aizue was returning for the hosts after a spell out injured and in the 27th minute he made his presence felt with a huge tackle on the unfortunate Greg Burke. Workington were incensed as they claimed a shoulder charge but the referee placed the incident on report and Burke left [...]
A point wasn’t scored until the final 20 minutes but this was a compelling elimination play-off with the reigning champions Sheffield just edging Batley 16-0 for the win, writes Michael Collins. Batley had the best [...]
POLICE have warned residents not to take the law into their own hands after a man was convicted of assaulting someone he thought was a burglar. David Blakeley, 54, of School Street, Ravensthorpe, confronted a suspect five days after his laptop was stolen. Insp Jenny Thompson, of the Dewsbury and Mirfield NPT, said crimes should be left for police to investigate within the law. Blakeley, sentenced by magistrates last Tuesday, claimed police were taking too long to recover his stolen computer. Insp Thompson said: “Members of the public must not take the law into their own hands. “Police are here to investigate and deal with acts of criminality and to work within the law. “Often enquiries are made that members of the public don’t get to know about because revealing [...]
ARMED robbers stole a mobile phone and a wallet after bursting into a Ravensthorpe home through an unlocked door. Two men, one armed with a hammer, the other with a suspected handgun, struck on Queen [...]
CLECKHEATON family butchers Metcalfe’s has brought home the bacon again. The Northgate business has won a three-star gold rating for its dry-cured back bacon at the Great Taste awards. Metcalfe’s won in the Best Speciality from the North of England category, with judges describing the bacon as “simply magnificent”. The second generation butchers specialises in traditional methods and has a strict sourcing policy for its meat, curing all the bacon and ham itself. Metcalfe’s was awarded the honour at the Great Taste Golden Forks Dinner on Monday. More than 10,000 products were entered and to win a three-star Great Taste award is comparable to a chef winning a Michelin star.
GOMERSAL’S Red House Museum has benefited from a donation from Birstall-based PPG Industries. PPG manufactures paint brands Johnstone’s and Leyland from its Huddersfield Road HQ, where it has been since 1983. The company employs over [...]
POLICE have warned residents not to take the law into their own hands after a man was convicted of assaulting someone he thought was a burglar. David Blakeley, 54, of [...]Read More »
ARMED robbers stole a mobile phone and a wallet after bursting into a Ravensthorpe home through an unlocked door. Two men, one armed with a hammer, the other with a [...]Read More »
A MOTHER and son were beaten up and threatened with a taser during an attempted burglary. Police are searching for two men who got into a house on Conway Crescent, [...]Read More »
PUPILS who misbehave at a Dewsbury school are repeatedly being physically restrained by staff. The claim about Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery, pictured, was made in an Ofsted report [...]Read More »