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Current Edition: 677 | Thursday 26th March 2015
Current Edition: 677 | Thu 26th Mar 15
THE magic of the Challenge Cup will not be lost on Dewsbury Rams, according to coach Glenn Morrison. The Tetley’s Stadium chief is taking the competition extremely seriously as his side embark on a round four home tie with Newcastle Thunder on Sunday (3pm). The sides may play in two different competitions, but none of that will matter when the Rams take on Newcastle at the weekend. Both coaches, Glenn Morrison and Stanley Gene, have enjoyed illustrious playing careers themselves and the proud history of the cup is not lost on either of them, as they look to get their respective teams in to next week’s fifth round draw. Former Bradford Bulls and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats star Morrison is expecting a difficult game for his Kingstone Press Championship team against [...]
DEWSBURY RAMS put in a gritty display to come from behind and beat Workington 31-18 in a re-arranged fixture at Derwent Park on Wednesday. The long mid-week journey to Cumbria was always going to a [...]
FRIDAY MARCH 27: This week, police have been called over claims that £2.1m of equipment and scrap metal went missing from a Heckmondwike regeneration scheme. Coun Martyn Bolt (Con) received a tip-off after a story last week about the ABLE2 project on land off Smithies Lane being cancelled. He passed on details to police and raised the issue at a council meeting where he pressed for a separate probe into how the authority spent £1.25m on the project. Elsewhere, community centre volunteers in Batley Carr fear for the future after a vital car park opposite was sold at an auction. A decision on the fate of Mirfield Community Centre was deferred after it was alleged a council report was full of errors. In happier news, superstar author Joanne Harris is [...]
“IF YOU were to boil down all of the facts and all of the findings, you can only be left with one conclusion,” says James Ratcliffe. “Someone is walking round having gotten away with the [...]
A Heckmondwike-based manufacturer of machine tools and precision engineered components, 600 UK, has won a prestigious regional award. 600 UK, which employs 85 staff in the town, won the Business Efficiency Award in the EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards. The gong celebrates the achievements of manufacturers that have successfully designed and delivered new operating practices to boost productivity and business performance. The company was selected by a panel of judges drawn from business leaders, industry experts and academics and was up against stiff competition from a range of businesses, small and large, from across Yorkshire and the North East. 600 UK will now go on to find out if it has won the national title at an awards gala dinner in London in April.
DEWSBURY-BASED insurance brokers Brian Thornhill and Son has been nominated for a Yorkshire Family Business of the Year award. The 14-strong firm, with offices in Ravensthorpe and Skelmanthorpe, was founded by Brian Thornhill in 1982. [...]
FRIDAY MARCH 27: This week, police have been called over claims that £2.1m of equipment and scrap metal went missing from a Heckmondwike regeneration scheme. Coun Martyn Bolt (Con) received [...]Read More »
“IF YOU were to boil down all of the facts and all of the findings, you can only be left with one conclusion,” says James Ratcliffe. “Someone is walking round [...]Read More »
HOSPITAL bosses have “learned lessons” after being accused of covering up a patient appointments fiasco. Dewsbury & Mirfield MP Simon Reevell said he believed the need for transparency was understood [...]Read More »
NO PATIENTS were harmed by delayed appointments, health boss Stephen Eames claimed. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive added that problems with a new outpatient system have been [...]Read More »