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: | Thursday 23rd February 2017

Current Edition: | Thu 23rd Feb 17

  • utopia

  • ThePress web banner

    ThePress web banner

Pre-school wins outstanding judgement

Friday 17th February 2017

St John’s Ofsted success

A DEWSBURY MOOR pre-school has been judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. 

St John’s Under 5s pre-school was given the top rating in all the key areas looked at, including leadership, teaching,…

Read More »

Snapper turns his focus on preserving Pioneer history

Friday 17th February 2017

James Brook Pioneer

THE tranformation of Dewsbury’s Pioneer House is to be documented in a photography project by a former Kirklees College student. 

The iconic town centre building is being renovated as part…

Read More »

Needs of vulnerable ARE being met, say care bosses

Friday 17th February 2017


SOCIAL services bosses have hit back at claims that they are leaving vulnerable people for months without care. 

In a report by ITV News, it was claimed that Kirklees Council…

Read More »

Homes and leisure hub for derelict mill ‘the start of big things for Batley’

Friday 17th February 2017


PLANNING officials have given the go-ahead for the latest phase of the redevelopment of Blakeridge Mill in Batley.

Some of the buildings will be transformed into new apartments, a gym…

Read More »