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Current Edition: | Friday 24th March 2017

Current Edition: | Fri 24th Mar 17

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Edition 782

Friday 24th March 2017

Driver dragged from car and beaten by gang wielding baseball bats
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A MAN was seriously injured when he was dragged from his car in broad daylight and attacked with baseball bats. 

Roads in Dewsbury town centre were sealed off on Wednesday morning following reports of a serious assault.

Police confirmed they were called to Wellington Street, opposite the town’s railway station, after being informed of someone being attacked by a group…

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Edition 781

Thursday 23rd March 2017

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This week in The Press, read about a sickening attack which saw a man beaten with baseball bats in Dewsbury town centre.

The victim was dragged from his car in broad daylight and set upon by a group of men in the middle of the street.

Local politicians and religious groups have reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack in London, with…

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Edition 780

Thursday 16th March 2017

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This week … The Press turns 15!

Pick up our special edition which features 14 pages celebrating how we were founded, how we’re different and the impact we’ve had on the district.

Also, you’ll read about how the health trust running Dewsbury Hospital had the worst figures for A&E performance in January.

A Batley woman has been found guilty of…

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Edition 779

Thursday 9th March 2017

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THIS week in The Press, a bar owner has hit out at the police for an apparent lack of action after his premises in Birstall was broken into for the third time. 

A Batley woman has appeared in court over allegations she shared social media messages promoting ISIS, a takeaway owner has been prosecuted for hygiene offences and the official…

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Edition 778

Thursday 2nd March 2017

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This week in The Press, read exclusively about the plans a local housing developer has to build a new library in Mirfield. 

The scheme would include the construction of a new two-storey facility nearby, plus a new high-end restaurant in the old library building.

Find out all the details tomorrow…

Also, declarations of interest for North Kirklees’ closed museums will…

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Edition 777

Thursday 23rd February 2017

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This week in The Press, the landlord of the Thornhill pub where a man was tragically killed last Friday night has appealed for the people who saw what happened to come forward and speak out.

Jonny Binns was hit by a car and killed in the car park of The Scarborough pub at 8.40pm, after a fight broke out on…

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Edition 776

Thursday 16th February 2017

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THIS week in The Press, we have all of the reaction to the second part of the BBC drama ‘The Moorside’. 

The programme has come under criticism from Dewsbury ward councillors for what they described as a lack of diversity in the cast.

Also, see the pictures of Princess Anne’s visit to a Batley firm today and read about how…

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Thursday 9th February 2017

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In Friday’s edition of The Press, you can read all about the reaction to new BBC drama The Moorside.

The first episode of the show portraying the disappearance of Shannon Matthews aired this week, to mixed opinions locally and nationally.

Elsewhere, a woman was tragically killed in a road accident in Dewsbury over the weekend, a leading Labour politician visited…

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Edition 774

Thursday 2nd February 2017

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This week in The Press, read about how a targeted shooting led to an area of Dewsbury being placed into lockdown overnight.

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and police are now searching for four suspects after a string of violent incidents in Westtown and further afield.

Also, a woman has appealed for help to raise…

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Edition 773

Thursday 26th January 2017

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This week in The Press, read about a restaurant owner who has become embroiled in a dispute with Kirklees Council who are demanding he remove a set of illuminated palm trees from its car park. 

A petition to save them has now attracted over 1,200 signatures. Also, health bosses have written an open letter to the district’s MPs asking them…

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