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Current Edition: | Thursday 23rd February 2017

Current Edition: | Thu 23rd Feb 17

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Whitcliffe students heading for the stars

Friday 17th February 2017

Fame 1

Whitcliffe Mount School’s production of ‘Fame’

Review by Matthew McKirgan

Audiences were transported back to the 1980s this week as students from Whitcliffe Mount School donned their leg warmers for…

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Thursday 16th February 2017


THIS week in The Press, we have all of the reaction to the second part of the BBC drama ‘The Moorside’. 

The programme has come under criticism from Dewsbury ward…

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‘Moorside’ TV drama polarises local opinion

Friday 10th February 2017


A TV DRAMA portraying the community’s response to the kidnapping of Shannon Matthews polarised local opinion when it was broadcast this week.

More than seven million viewers tuned in to…

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Mosque open day ‘builds bridges’

Friday 10th February 2017

Mosque open day

A DEWSBURY mosque opened its doors in a show of community solidarity. 

The Salifa Centre at Scout Hill hosted a ‘Visit my Mosque Open Day’ over the weekend where they…

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