Does this page look right? If not, chances are you are using an old browser. We highly recommend you upgrade to one of these newer browsers:

Mozilla FirefoxGoogle ChromeSafariInternet Explorer 8.0

Click on the icons above to upgrade to the browser of your choice.

Current Edition: 674 | Friday 27th February 2015

Current Edition: 674 | Fri 27th Feb 15

Latest News

Storage wars erupt after garage tenants are ‘evicted’

Friday 27th February 2015

Main Article School Crescent

A STORM erupted over repairs to crumbling council garages in Dewsbury Moor this week.

Eviction notices were received by some garage tenants in the School Crescent area before any explanation was given by officials.

Shocked residents who were told to hand back their keys held a…

Read More »
Joanne’s off on African cycle trek for charity

Friday 27th February 2015

Web Joanne Jackson bike 2015

BREAST cancer survivor Joanne Jackson is celebrating her return to health by taking part in a 225-mile charity bike ride in Africa. Joanne, 43, of Thornhill, is gearing up for a trek across Tanzania next year in aid of the Women v Cancer initiative. Mother-of-two [...]

Read More »
House blaze leads police to cannabis

Friday 27th February 2015

Web cannabis_farm_2_7

A SUSPECTED cannabis farm was found after flames swept through a home in Thornhill Lees last Sunday. The blaze, which did “lasting damage” to a staircase and bedroom, occurred at around 10.30pm on Lees Hall Road. A dog walker reported the fire after seeing flames [...]

Read More »
Up to 80 jobs could be lost at Fox’s

Friday 27th February 2015

Press latest news

BATLEY: Staff at Fox’s Biscuits were told on Wednesday that up to 80 jobs could be lost. Parent firm the 2 Sisters Food Group is now in a 45-day period of consultation about the move. Voluntary redundancy, redeployment and the creation of new roles are [...]

Read More »
Women’s terror in bookie raid

Friday 27th February 2015

Press latest news

TWO women locked themselves in a back office after armed thugs struck at a Mirfield bookmakers. The shop assistants were behind the counter when three men burst into the Betfred betting shop on Huddersfield Road on Monday night. They were told to get on the [...]

Read More »
Longer stretch for ‘career criminal’ Sparkles

Friday 27th February 2015

Web Mohammed Azam Yaqoob

A MONEY launderer from Ravensthorpe faces extra time in  jail after failing to pay back nearly £1m in criminal profits. Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, 45, is serving a nine-year sentence for his role in a drugs empire. Judge Sally Cahill ruled in July that he should [...]

Read More »
Council backs sports centre plan

Friday 27th February 2015

The Press Newspaper

TEMPORARY sports facilities in Liversedge costing nearly £400,000 have been backed by council chiefs. A modular building will be added at the Spenborough Pool to cope with extra demand when Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre shuts. The unit, costing £395,000, will house a fitness studio and [...]

Read More »
Do you know these store shoplifters?

Friday 27th February 2015

tescos_suspect_1_2

SHOPLIFTERS stole food and drink worth hundreds of pounds from Tesco in Cleckheaton last Tuesday. A man and woman were recorded on CCTV filling a trolley with goods at around 11.35am. They left without paying. Among the items stolen were six bottles of Grey Goose [...]

Read More »
Page 1 of 212