In The Press this week – read the full horror of alleged inhumane living conditions 'slave' workers at a Ravensthorpe bed firm had to endure.
Prosecutors continued setting out their case against Kozee Sleep managing director Mohammed Rafiq and two employees at a trial expected to last 10 weeks.
It was claimed up to 50 people lived at a house in Batley in slum conditions which housing inspectors condemned.
Mr Rafiq, of Staincliffe, and co-accused Mohammed Patel, of Batley, and Mohammed Dadhiwala, of Batley Carr, deny charges related to human trafficking.
Elsewhere, Kirklees Council's Local Plan is being unpicked by campaigners, including those who found more than 500 homes "sneaked" into Mirfield.
The authority was also taken to task for 'rubber stamping' library changes and for not listening to protesters in Cleckheaton who want a new sports centre.
Union officials and health chiefs are at loggerheads over a week-long strike affecting Dewsbury District Hospital.
And in the week when Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox calls for military action in Syria, the district will take more than 200 refugees from the war-torn country.
IN SPORT, Batley Bulldogs head coach John Kear has admitted he needs to strengthen at centre ahead of the 2016 Championship campaign.
This comes after he has already signed centre Danny Cowling from Doncaster.
James Harrison was another addition to Mount Pleasant this week after leaving Bradford Bulls and is a 'rising talent', according to Kear.
Dewsbury Rams have also had a busy week behind the scenes.
Three players have departed, including veteran winger Austin Buchanan, who has joined York City Knights.
Other players exiting the club include full-back Ryan Fieldhouse, winger Gregg Scott and prop Makali Aizue, who have signed for Barrow Raiders, Swinton Lions and Doncaster respectively.
Elsewhere, Cleckheaton's struggles continued in National League Three North when they lost out to Hull 31-16 despite a comeback looking like a real prospect in the final quarter of the game.
Cleckheaton hope to build on the positives taken from the game when they host Billingham tomorrow (3pm).
But Ossett RU were in winning form away at York returning home with a 25-17 victory and hope to make it back to back wins against Hessle tomorrow (3pm).
Heavy Woollen and Spen Valley football teams will be in action again this weekend and in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division Liversedge, after their midweek cup exit at Emley, are searching for their first win in seven league outings.
Tomorrow they play Maltby Main at Clayborn.
It's all in The Press, the only newspaper which has North Kirklees covered.