In The Press this week: A tenant has been found at long last for Dewsbury's iconic Pioneer House in a major boost for town centre regeneration.
Kirklees College could move about 1,000 students from their campuses on Halifax Road to the building - which has been empty for years since being compulsorily purchased by the council.
There is more good in the college's aim to build a campus on the long-vacant Safeway site on Bradford Road. Both schemes are subject to planning approval and funding.
Regeneration is a theme this week, with more shop fronts in Dewsbury getting a makeover and a Press review of Batley town centre.
In Batley a trader claimed landlords are holding up progress with sky-high demands for rent, including £11,500 a year plus VAT for a unit that also needs extensive repairs.
The line-up for the second annual Cleckheaton Literature Festival has been announced and we have an exclusive on a drug counselling service with a difference.
And two councillors, one Tory and one Labour, go head-to-head after a school parking scheme in Mirfield failed to get airtime at meeting this week.
Read the political ding-dong and everything else that's happening in North Kirklees, only in The Press.
The draw for the Challenge Cup fourth round was made this week, and Dewsbury Rams will host Bradford Bulls, while Batley Bulldogs welcome Whitehaven to Mount Pleasant in the weekend commencing March 19.
In this week's paper you can read John Kear's thought's on why his side's start to the Championship has been so good.
Batley face Workington on Sunday while the Rams travel to Featherstone.
Elsewhere Mirfield Stags suffered their first defeat in the Winter Pennine League. They look to bounce back against West Leeds tomorrow (Saturday).
Cleckheaton RU have had a short break and are back in action tomorrow looking to boost their survival chances with a win at Sheffield.
And in football Liversedge's pitch crisis continues as they remain rooted to the NCEL Premier table and staring down the barrel of their first relegation after 122 DAYS without a home match.
Meanwhile, in First Division North Ossett Albion have lost back-to-back games and Ossett Town are unbeaten in three as they look to distance themselves from the drop.