In The Press this week: We exclusively reveal a community group has agreed a five-year lease for a Dewsbury shopping parade which is currently all-but empty.
The Dewsbury Pioneers, formed in January by seven volunteers, want to turn The Arcade between Market Place and Corporation Street into a haven for arts and craft makers.
They have two traders lined up already who could be open for Christmas.
It comes amid renewed debate about how to revitalise Dewsbury after we exclusively reported in our last edition the town's 25-year masterplan was branded a failure by council chiefs.
A disgusted shopkeeper this week said Kirklees Council should get back the £192,000 they paid to architects Bauman Lyons for the strategy in 2009.
Elsewhere we report on a series of vicious robberies across Savile Town and Staincliffe which led to public meetings being called.
A school in Birkenshaw is making strong progress only a year after being branded inadequate. And we have the second part of an interview with Dewsbury and Mirfield MP Paula Sherriff.
In sport, Batley Bulldogs have signed 20-year-old Zack McComb for 2016 and Dewsbury Rams have revealed they will be playing St Helens in a tasty pre-season friendly in January.
Also in rugby league the Mirfield Stags are aiming to keep up their 100% record in this winter's Pennine League Championship. They play Batley Boys at Hillrich Park this Saturday (November 28).
And you can discover who they are honouring with the unveiling of their new alternate away kit in tomorrow's paper.
Elsewhere, Cleckheaton RUFC are still in search of their first away win of the season following a defeat at Wirral last time out in National League Three North.
In the Northern Counties East League Premier Division Liversedge stemmed their run of defeats with a goalless draw against Nostell Miners Welfare and they hope for a much-needed win on Saturday (November 28, 3pm) at home to Cleethorpes.
And find out why Heckmondwike & Carlinghow Cricket Cub have got more than they bargained for in this week's paper.
It's all in The Press, the only newspaper which has North Kirklees covered.