In The Press this week: A councillor has branded plans to build 30,000 new homes across the district "barking mad" without the necessary infrastructure.
Mirfield's Vivien Lees-Hamilton blasted the plans as there is currently no idea where the extra jobs, school places and roads to support such development will come from.
Kirklees Council, which as we detail is also in a pickle over 'devolution', began an 'informal' consultation on its draft Local Plan this week.
Meanwhile, town councils for Dewsbury and Thornhill could result from the stink caused by 'devolution', which involves claims new committees have been neutered.
We report on health firms bidding for a £284m contract which would allow some services at Dewsbury District Hospital to be cut.
Read the moving story of an Ossett caretaker who passed away just three months after being diagnosed with a rare and untreatable disease.
His heartbroken family are to raise funds for research into the illness with an event at Asda in Dewsbury tomorrow (Sat).
A headheacher hailed a successful merger after her primary school in Cleckheaton earned top marks from church inspectors.
And Mirfield was in the spotlight by hosting what is thought to be the biggest Remembrance Sunday parade outside London. Read our special report.
In sport, Dewsbury Rams have agreed to release Tommy Gallagher from his contract at the request of the player.
Changing and increasing work and family commitments meant that Gallagher was unable to make a full commitment to the club’s training schedule.
Four Batley Bulldogs players will go under the knife to ensure they are fully fit for the start of the new Championship season.
Club captain Luke Blake is due to undergo double wrist surgery but coach John Kear expects the hooker to be avaliable for the opening game of the 2015 season.
Meanwhile, Sam Scott and Ayden Faal will both have operations on their shoulders and half-back Scott Leatherbarrow is due to have a clean-out of his knee.
Boxer Gary Sykes’ big fight experience could offer him an advantage over Liam Walsh when the pair meet in London, according to trainer Julian McGowan.
‘Five Star’ Sykes will defend his British super-featherweight title against Commonwealth champion Walsh in a highly-anticipated clash at the ExCeL Arena on Saturday November 29.
In local rugby league, pulled off an amazing backs-to-the-wall performance to stun Sharlston Rovers on Saturday.
Plus, we have a review of all the amateur rugby league action from across the district.
In rugby union, a youthful Cleckheaton side progressed to the quarter-finals of the Yorkshire Cup following a 29-10 victory over Sheffield.
It's all in The Press, the only newspaper which has all of North Kirklees covered.