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Current Edition: 682 | Tuesday 28th April 2015

Current Edition: 682 | Tue 28th Apr 15

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Lotto millionaires’ daughter stole £22,000 from kids’ nursery

Friday 24th April 2015

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A WOMAN whose parents won the lottery stole more than £22,000 from the Dewsbury children’s nursery where she worked.

Samantha Crossland was told to pay back money taken from Child’s Play on Thornhill Road before a court sentencing hearing due today (Friday).

The 30-year-old, of…

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Killer’s boasts about his years behind bars

Friday 24th April 2015

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A CONVICTED murderer from Ravensthorpe has boasted of his easy life in prison. Ricky Oldroyd, 24, took to Facebook to claim he wins hundreds of pounds betting online on football and horse racing. The career criminal stabbed to death former drug dealer Peter Brocklesby in [...]

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Dewsbury suspect to face terror charge

Friday 24th April 2015

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A MAN from Dewsbury was charged with a terrorism offence on Wednesday relating to an alleged Syrian aid charity. The suspect, 34, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, May 6. He is charged with collecting or making a record of information [...]

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Man killed by train

Friday 24th April 2015

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A man died when he was hit by a train as it passed through Dewsbury railway station at 75mph at around 7pm on Tuesday.  The man, 31, believed to be from Huddersfield, was pronounced dead at the scene on platform two. Services were disrupted late [...]

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Police looking at Tory’s possible breach of rules

Friday 24th April 2015

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POLICE are investigating possible election rules breaches by Batley and Spen Conservative candidate Imtiaz Ameen. A complaint was made after hundreds of voters attended Mr Ameen’s campaign launch at the Al Hikmah Centre in Track Road, Batley, two weeks ago. Following speeches from the candidate [...]

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Councillor claims supermarkets failed to rise to developer’s bait for Mirfield store

Friday 24th April 2015

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A FAILED bid to bring a supermarket to Mirfield was just a ‘fishing’ exercise, a councillor has claimed. Coun David Pinder (Ind) suggested that developer St James Securities never had a client waiting in the wings. It comes after the firm withdrew its application to [...]

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Church celebrates £135,000 latest stage in restoration project

Friday 24th April 2015

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ONE of the most prominent buildings in Cleckheaton has benefited from a £135,000 refit. The investment is the latest stage in the continuing restoration of the town’s Methodist Church on Mortimer Street. Events including a snooker and table tennis marathon tomorrow (Saturday) are to be [...]

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Inspectors’ reprieve for under-fire care home

Friday 24th April 2015

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A CARE HOME in Dewsbury criticised by inspectors late last year has now got the thumbs-up. Manorcroft on Old Bank Road was rated good in all but one category by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Bosses at owner Silverline Care Ltd were told to improve [...]

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