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Current Edition: 695 | Wednesday 29th July 2015

Current Edition: 695 | Wed 29th Jul 15

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Care home closures – 60 jobs at risk, residents must move

Friday 24th July 2015

Sunnyside Care Home July 2015 1

TWO care homes in Dewsbury will shut in the coming weeks with the potential loss of 60 jobs. Sunnyside, on Oxford Road, and West House, on Quarry Road, are both [...]

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‘I was a blackmail sex victim’ says man accused of rape

Friday 24th July 2015


A FACTORY worker from Dewsbury Moor accused of raping a woman has claimed he was blackmailed. Yassir Mehmood, 32, of Moorside End, had consensual sex with the victim eight months [...]

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Charity in the pink thanks to Joel

Friday 24th July 2015


A CHARITY is in the pink after an Earlsheaton youngster dyed his hair to raise money for them. Joel Watson, 13, now sports a bright pink barnet in aid of [...]

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Drugs find after former auction house goes up in flames

Friday 24th July 2015


A CANNABIS factory was found after a blaze ripped through a former Raventhorpe auction house.  The Huddersfield Road building, empty for the last two years, went up in flames at [...]

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