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Current Edition: 657 | Saturday 25th October 2014

Current Edition: 657 | Sat 25th Oct 14

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Decades of sexual abuse by priests in Mirfield exposed

Friday 24th October 2014

Main Article Verona Fathers seminary

ELEVEN men who trained as priests in Mirfield have detailed the dreadful sexual abuse they suffered.

The victims were paid £120,000 in an out-of-court settlement by the Catholic mission which ran the former St Peter Claver College.

The men, boys at the time, were abused…

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Candidate Sherriff bids for support from ‘let down’ residents

Friday 24th October 2014

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CANDIDATE Paula Sherriff is working to gain support from residents who feel let down by politicians. A poll in August put UKIP on 20 per cent in the constituency – with some of it coming from Labour-held Dewsbury council wards. Miss Sherriff said: “While UKIP [...]

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MP Reevell set for a marathon campaign

Friday 24th October 2014

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Incumbent Tory Simon Reevell is bidding for a second term as MP for Dewsbury and Mirfield. Press reporter David Miller looks at the longest general election campaign in British history… POLLING day remains distant – but campaigning has been going on unofficially for months. A [...]

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Lib Dem Shehzad’s parting shot at Tories

Friday 24th October 2014

Shehzad Hussain joins Lib Dems October 2014

A FORMER Tory council election candidate defected to the Lib Dems with a parting shot at the Prime Minister. Shehzad Hussain was beaten in the Dewsbury West ward by Labour incumbent Mumtaz Hussain at May’s poll. He claims he switched parties over issues including their [...]

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Late-night sex attack in Dewsbury

Friday 24th October 2014

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A MAN lay in wait for a woman he pounced on in a terrifying sex attack last Thursday. The victim was returning home from a night out when she was set upon in a block of flats on Boothroyd Green at around 11.30pm. She walked [...]

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Batley terror suspect set for trial in USA

Friday 24th October 2014

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A TERROR suspect from Batley has been extradited to the USA after promises were made about his care. Haroon Aswat, 40, is accused of conspiring with Abu Hamza to establish a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Mr Aswat, who denies the charges, was arrested in [...]

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Town centre trader’s call to sue Kirklees

Friday 24th October 2014

Web Market Tavern Dewsbury October 2014

COUNCIL chiefs should be sued for neglect over the state of Dewsbury town centre, a trader has claimed. Mark Rourke, of Guns and Roses on Westgate, believes Kirklees has breached its duty of care to shop owners. He said just the latest example is the [...]

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Sob story addict fleeces pensioner after massage con

Friday 24th October 2014

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A THIEF from Mirfield moved in with one of her victims – after she offered him a massage. Leeds Crown Court heard drink and drug addict Shabana Ellis, 34, targeted a vulnerable 79-year-old man. She knocked on his door offering a massage for money and [...]

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