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Current Edition: 643 | Friday 25th July 2014

Current Edition: 643 | Fri 25th Jul 14

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NEWS UPDATE:

Thursday 24th July 2014

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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…

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SUMMER MAI – UNLAWFULLY KILLED VERDICT

Friday 18th July 2014

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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 died. Assistant Deputy Coroner Oliver Longstaff delivered an unlawful killing [...]

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Campaign warning over homes go-ahead

Friday 18th July 2014

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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 after initially losing its battle with Ben Bailey Homes. Members feared that councillors set a [...]

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Tour legend hurt hospitalised after bike crash

Friday 18th July 2014

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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 friends in Thornhill Lees on Wednesday. Brian, who lives in Mirfield, was kept in hospital [...]

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Teacher showered pupil with messages of love

Friday 18th July 2014

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A FORMER teacher at a Mirfield school has been banned indefinitely over an infatuation with a pupil. Yvonne Preston, 49, showered the teenage boy at Castle Hall Academy with gifts and messages of love from December 2011 to May 2013. A National College for Teaching [...]

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Hospital bosses’ double tonic for patients

Friday 18th July 2014

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HEALTH chiefs are trumpeting a double boost for patients and visitors at Dewsbury District Hospital. An hourly free shuttle bus was launched on Wednesday, just days after new A&E waiting time figures came out. The 113 minibus service is being run by a Leeds firm [...]

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CQC inspectors swoop on Dewsbury Hospital

Friday 18th July 2014

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INSPECTORS swept into Dewsbury District Hospital this week for a three-day review of services. A team of 60 officials from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) came to look at areas including A&E and maternity. On Monday the CQC held a meeting in Wakefield at which [...]

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Museum repairs mystery

Friday 18th July 2014

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REPAIRS to Dewsbury Museum are still not finished – 16 months after a ceiling collapse. The Press reported in February that the museum would be shut for two weeks for work to be done. It has emerged the ground floor repairs were not carried out, [...]

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