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Current Edition: 643 | Thursday 24th July 2014
Current Edition: 643 | Thu 24th Jul 14
DEWSBURY RAMS ensured North Wales Crusaders’ temporary stay at The Rock was a miserable one as they inflicted a narrow 22-18 defeat on their Championship rivals, writes Ryan Gould. Next weekend, Crusaders will return to The Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium – now that the re-development work at the stadium has finished. And the Welsh side will be hoping that their fortunes change, as this was another game that they perhaps should have won after heading into the break ahead. However, Dewsbury put in a professional and gritty performance in the second period and Makali Aizue and Tommy Gallagher, in particular, proved to be too much for Crusaders to handle. The visitors started the game the better of the two sides and scored two tries to race into an early lead. First, [...]
BATLEY BULLDOGS suffered a heavy loss as Featherstone ran in 10 tries to take a 52-6 victory and retain second place, writes Dave Storey. Andy Kain got off his sick bed to give a man [...]
THE PRESS has a major story to share with you in this week’s paper, but for legal reasons we can’t let you read it until tomorrow. Pick up your copy of The Press from all the usual places from Friday morning, or check back here from 11am.
THORNHILL toddler Summer Mai Rogers-Ratcliffe was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled today. A full inquest into the unexplained death of the 21-month-old girl reached a conclusion at Bradford Coroner’s Court, almost two-and-a-half years after she [...]
BEAUTY and business courses at Kirklees College will have even more to offer students this September, thanks to partnerships with award-winning local businesses. Health and beauty spas Eastthorpe Hall in Mirfield and the Potting Shed in Batley Carr will be delivering beauty classes and offering gifted students the chance to win a place on their elite programme. While communications experts Talk Direct – an O2 franchise – are re-vamping business at the Dewsbury Centre, offering work experience across all areas of their company. In beauty – which will be delivered at both Dewsbury and Huddersfield centres – students will be given the opportunity to visit the spas to get an idea of the key skills and attributes required of staff in the two very different environments. Students on NVQ Level [...]
A DEWSBURY-BASED furniture manufacturer has helped an elderly care community develop a homely and comfortable new interior look. Care provider Excelcare worked with local firm Shackletons to give accommodation for residents at Hunters Down in [...]
THE PRESS has a major story to share with you in this week’s paper, but for legal reasons we can’t let you read it until tomorrow. Pick up your copy [...]Read More »
THORNHILL toddler Summer Mai Rogers-Ratcliffe was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled today. A full inquest into the unexplained death of the 21-month-old girl reached a conclusion at Bradford Coroner’s Court, [...]Read More »
CAMPAIGNERS in Mirfield are seeking a public enquiry after a controversial housing development was approved, then ‘suspended’. The Lady Heton Action Group has written to Secretary of State Eric Pickles [...]Read More »
CYCLING legend Brian Robinson suffered a broken collarbone after being knocked off his bike. The Tour de France great, 83, was in collision with a car while out riding with [...]Read More »