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Current Edition: | Friday 28th October 2016

Current Edition: | Fri 28th Oct 16

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Brothers deny murdering housemate

Friday 28th October 2016

Main Article Marcin Siarczylski

TWO brothers accused of killing their housemate have denied murder – despite one of them offering no evidence in his defence.

The remains of Polish national Marcin Siarczynski were found months after he was stabbed by his housemate Krzysztof Olszewski at the house they shared…

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Oakwell Hall closed for upgrade

Friday 28th October 2016


OAKWELL Hall will be closed from Monday until spring 2017 to allow for essential electrical upgrades at the Grade I-listed Elizabethan building in Birstall. 

The upgrade, which will not affect the weddings and events programme, is set to cost £190,000.

Kirklees Council Cabinet member for…

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Car driver ran over and killed partner in parking tragedy

Friday 28th October 2016

Prospect Street Cleckheaton May 2014

A WOMAN was killed when her partner accidentally ran over her in a car following a night out to celebrate her birthday.

An inquest heard that Ralph Smith, who was two-and-a-half times the legal drink-drive limit at the time, did not realise he had driven…

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Police seek help to catch a killer in 1986 cold case

Friday 28th October 2016

The Press Newspaper

POLICE investigating the 30-year-old murder of a man in Mirfield are appealing for information to catch his killer.

West Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Review Team say they want people to examine their consciences as they continue to probe the 1986 murder of William Smith in…

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Board game test for 999 skills

Friday 28th October 2016

NHS Board Game

HOSPITAL staff are being given the chance to put their emergency medicine skills to the test in preparation for their busiest time of year… with a new ‘board game’.

Consultant in emergency medicine Dr Patrick Tung has created a game which requires ‘players’ to triage…

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Callous theft of £800 from woman, 92

Friday 28th October 2016

Press latest news

POLICE in Heckmondwike are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman’s home was burgled. 

The incident on Walkley Lane happened on Tuesday October 25, between 2pm and 4pm. The 92-year-old victim answered her door to the suspect, who said he was a window cleaner and…

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Bank posts reward as police probe links between violent robberies

Friday 28th October 2016

Lloyd's bank Cleckheaton

LLOYDS Bank is offering £25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of thieves who snatched thousands of pounds from a security officer outside its premises in Cleckheaton.

The robbery took place between noon and 12.15pm at the Albion Street branch on Tuesday, when the…

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‘Politically speaking’ by Paula Sherriff, MP for Dewsbury and Mirfield

Friday 28th October 2016

web Paula Sherriff 2015 cmyk

I am delighted to have accepted a new role as part of Labour’s front bench team.

As Shadow Women and Equalities Minister, I will be working with the Shadow Secretary of State, Sarah Champion, on issues of pay inequality, violence against women and girls, maternity,…

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