THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

Grab a copy of this week's Press to read how four men were arrested after a gun was found in a car in Heckmondwike on Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called just before 4pm to reports of a firearm inside a vehicle in the Walkley Lane.

We've got the latest on a police operation investigating what are believed to be historic sex offences in Dewsbury and Batley.

Plus, there's all the goings-on in the district for this weekend's Great Get Together, and read how councillors are hitting back at Kirklees' controversial new green bin policy.

We talk to an autism sufferer who has been rewarded for his voluntary work, and there's two schools in the district celebrating good Ofsted results.

Read how a former quarry close to Ponderosa Zoo is to be filled in, plus a group of headteachers and Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff met with education minister Nick Gibb to discuss the financial pressures facing schools in the district.


In sport, the retirement of Batley and Dewsbury favourite Tom Hemingway through injury was announced this week, and we speak to him as he looks back on his career.

Matt Diskin says his Bulldogs side will be prioritising their 1895 Cup clash with York ahead of a busy week, but there is no such luxury for Rams boss Lee Greenwood as they prepare to face Leigh on Sunday needing league points.

Batley Boys boosted their hopes of promotion in their first season in the NCL with defeat of local rivals Dewsbury Celtic in a midweek derby clash on Wednesday.

In cricket, Cleckheaton host leaders Woodlands in the Bradford League Premier Division, and only a win will do if they want to retain their slim hopes of challenging for the title.

And in football, Ossett United have announced not one but three new signings as they prepare for the 2019-20 season, although a fan favourite won't be staying.

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