THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

Issue 723

THIS week, read about the shocking state of a Dewsbury care home where inspectors found faeces smeared on carpets and handrails.

Aston Manor, on Moorlands Road, was rated as inadequate across the board in a damning report by the Care Quality Commission.

Residents were left unattended for long periods, with inspectors having to intervene, though sadly in one case not before an elderly resident became incontinent.

Elswhere there is a feature on a Batley mosque which opened its doors last Sunday to help dispel myths about Islam.

An 87-year-old woman from Thornhill Lees had her skin cancer operation cancelled at the last minute due a strike by hospital doctors on Wednesday.

The proposed sell-off of Gomersal's historic public hall hit a snag when the terms of a covenant were revealed. Find out more in the paper.

And we preview next week's council budget after Tories suggested a fairer regeneration deal for communities amid claims Huddersfield, and yes Dewsbury, get too much funding.

In sport, Batley Bulldogs and Dewsbury Rams prepare for their second round matches in the Championship.

Dewsbury may be without Aaron Brown and Jack Teanby after they both picked up knocks in the Rams' win over Swinton last Sunday.

Batley, meanwhile, will hope to continue where they left off against Leigh.

Cleckheaton RU didn't play last weekend due to the rain so quickly turned their attentions to tomorrow's (2.15pm) game at Billingham.

And find out who local Boxer Jawaad Mohammed beat on his way to becoming 56kg Yorkshire champion.

It's all in The Press, the only newspaper which has North Kirklees covered.

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Jobs at risk in merger of housing services
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OBE honour for university achievement
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Party time to launch library Lego club
Party time to launch library Lego club Read More
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‘Habitual paedophile’ jailed for sex with boy Read More
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Now far-right EDL plan another protest after Dewsbury endures Britain First rally
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Ossett Town Ladies remain in promotion contention
Ossett Town Ladies remain in promotion contention Read More
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Albion bounce back from mini slump in form
Albion bounce back from mini slump in form Read More
Sedge earn hard fought point
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Table tennis participation drive
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Rejuvenated Cleck RU make it two from two
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Moor cruise to easy win
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Trojans out of Challenge Cup at first hurdle
Trojans out of Challenge Cup at first hurdle Read More
Sharks book their place in Challenge Cup second round
Sharks book their place in Challenge Cup second round Read More
Sawyer recognises outside chance of spot in Championship's top four
Sawyer recognises outside chance of spot in Championship's top four Read More
Memorial trophy set up to honour Ben Restall
Memorial trophy set up to honour Ben Restall Read More
Kear happy with Batley's progress as Leigh await
Kear happy with Batley's progress as Leigh await Read More
Rams' delight at coaches new deal
Rams' delight at coaches new deal Read More
Rams' Guzdek impresses in victory over Swinton
Rams' Guzdek impresses in victory over Swinton Read More
Batley shock star-studded Leigh
Batley shock star-studded Leigh Read More
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Ed Lines
Ed Lines Read More