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: 735 | Wednesday 4th May 2016

Current Edition: 735 | Wed 4th May 16

Latest News

Family’s heartbreak at 6,000-mile separation

Friday 29th April 2016

Main Article Mirfield immigration2

A GRANDMOTHER from Mirfield is stuck in an immigration nightmare 6,000 miles from the place she calls home.

Pulsuk Kulpol, 56, is a Thai national who returned to her homeland in 2009 after 27 years in the UK.

She did so with her then husband,…

Read More »
Signing paves way for work on school to begin

Friday 29th April 2016

Sue Rumbold signing school deal

A DEAL to build a multi-million pound new school in Cleckheaton has been signed. The contract for Whitcliffe Mount School was finalised on Tuesday – meaning building work begins in a matter of weeks. Contractor Laing O’Rourke aims to have the new campus finished by [...]

Read More »
Resident conned out of £17,000

Friday 29th April 2016

Press latest news

BOGUS workmen fleeced a resident in Thornhill Lees of nearly £17,000 in a month-long deception. They claimed to be doing roof repairs at homes on Morton Grove and asked to do the same at the victim’s property. From March 23 to April 14 two suspects [...]

Read More »
Mirfield – Battle of the big hitters…

Friday 29th April 2016

Martyn Bolt - new

TWO council big-hitters face each other in a hotly-anticipated election battle in Mirfield. Incumbent Tory Coun Martyn Bolt faces Coun Karen Rowling next week – and both are playing on their experience. Coun Rowling was de-selected by her local Labour Party in Dewsbury West last [...]

Read More »
Sexual predator jailed for six years

Friday 29th April 2016

geoffrey_dunwell

A MAN was jailed for six years after sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Dewsbury and Ossett. Geoffrey Dunwell, 47, of York, groomed his victim through online social media over several weeks from June last year. He then committed sexual assaults against her at locations [...]

Read More »
Quiet days at hospital as doctors man the picket lines

Friday 29th April 2016

DDH junior doctors strike April 26 2016 MC 1

A&E at Dewsbury District Hospital appears to have emerged unscathed from the latest strike by junior doctors. A first-ever all-out stoppage affecting A&E, maternity and intensive care ran from 8am to 5pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. The national dispute is about the imposition of a [...]

Read More »
E-fits of house break-in suspects

Friday 29th April 2016

headfield 1

JEWELLERY worth thousands of pounds was stolen by three men who forced their way into a Dewsbury home. Details of the raid on Headfield Road on February 24 were only released this week alongside e-fit images of two of the suspects. At 3.15pm that day, [...]

Read More »
Cycle ride honours Brian and raises cash for charity

Friday 29th April 2016

Press-latest-news

 A CHARITY bike ride in honour of Mirfield cycle legend Brian Robinson grossed £10,000 last Sunday. Proceeds will go to Marie Curie Cancer Care, the Laila Milly Foundation and a scout group. About 250 riders took on a gruelling 70-mile route from Huddersfield, out over [...]

Read More »
Page 1 of 212