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Current Edition: 664 | Thursday 18th December 2014

Current Edition: 664 | Thu 18th Dec 14

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Thursday 18th December 2014

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THIS WEEK, council chiefs stand accused of not thinking through planning decisions following controversies in Mirfield with district-wide ramifications. Mayor of Mirfield Coun Vivien Lees-Hamilton has questioned approval for new [...]

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£5m homes plan given the green light

Friday 12th December 2014

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DEWSBURY RAMS and a host of community groups were celebrating this week after a housing plan that will deliver nearly £5m of investment and new facilities was given the green [...]

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Police probe into deaths of three heroin users

Friday 12th December 2014

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TESTS are under way to see if a tainted batch of heroin may have killed three men in Dewsbury. Police confirmed they have linked the deaths of Trevor Barlow, his nephew [...]

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Birstall leads battle to save libraries

Friday 12th December 2014


A GROUP was formed on Monday to keep Birstall Library open should its funding be axed in budget cuts. About 70 residents turned up in droves and staff at the [...]

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