FRIDAY OCTOBER 10: This week, a widow from Dewsbury Moor tells of her continuing torment more than two years after her husband died in a horrific industrial accident.
Diane Brook told an inquest she felt she had lost her life as well following a tragedy in which father-of-six Simon was crushed by a 40-tonne recycling machine in August 2012.
A jury at Bradford Coroners' Court returned a verdict of accident death yesterday (Thu). Mr Brook, 50 died in hospital after an incident at Gwyn Davies Recycling in Batley.
Elsewhere, the owner of a derelict former factory in Gomersal faces court action for failing to comply with a demolition order served in February.
There is a double outrage in Mirfield over yet another proposed housing development and the cost of a new rubbish bin wanted for Knowl Park.
Readers can meet the first woman headteacher of a Batley school and hear how she wants to bring back the sixth form axed by one of her predecessors in the 1990s.
Proposals to renovate tatty Batley Railway Station have sparked claims that councillors on a transport committee have been asleep at the wheel.
And a first-time novelist from Birstall, who has also just published a history of the Royal House of Stuart, is nominated for two prestigious literary awards.
In sport, Dewsbury Rams’ long-serving winger Austin Buchanan has been granted a three-month testimonial by the RFL for his services to the club and rugby league.
Buchanan, who recently signed a new one-year contract with the club, joined Dewsbury in 2007 and has been at the Rams since then.
In other club news, Dewsbury have confirmed that full-back Louis Sheriff will leave the club following the end of his one-year contract.
Ewan Dowes will also leave Tetley’s Stadium following his decision to retire from the sport.
Batley Bulldogs have strengthened their squad further with the addition of James Craven from Keighley Cougars.
With the full-back position vacant following the departure of Miles Greenwood, who will rejoin former club Halifax in 2015, the club have moved to recruit Craven from the recently-relegated club.
Kear also bolstered his squad when James Brown became the Bulldogs’ latest recruit ahead of the 2015 season.
In rugby union, Cleckheaton suffered their heaviest defeat in a good while as they were beaten 58-22 at Sandal on Saturday.
Plus, AVT Mixed Martial Arts Club proved unstoppable as they claimed eight wins at a mixed martial arts competition in Doncaster.
It's all in The Press, the only newspaper which has all of North Kirklees covered.