THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

Grab a copy of this week's Press to read how a grandfather who was sacked by Asda for sharing a Billy Connolly video on Facebook says he will be taking his case further.

Brian Leach hit the national headlines this week when he was dismissed from Aasda's Dewsbury store for breaching social media policies after complaints from colleagues that the comedy routine was offensive.

We've also got pictures from the weekend's Great Get Together celebrations, while there's news of a brand-new music festival rocking into town.

A petition has been set up in reaction to Kirklees Council's recycling policy, and read about a Dewsbury school which says it needs more time to improve its fortunes after another damning report by Ofsted.

There's news of more housing developments in North Kirklees, plus health and safety risks at the Centre 27 Business Park at Birstall.

All that, and loads more in tomorrow's Press!


In sport, Batley Bulldogs are one win away from a first-ever trip to Wembley after a dramatic golden point extra-time victory over York in the 1895 Cup quarter-finals, and coach Matt Diskin says his side are aiming to write history.

It's not looking as bright for Dewsbury after two heavy defeats in the space of a week, and Lee Greenwood assesses his team ahead of a crucial run of games in the battle to avoid relegation.

Dewsbury Moor gave their NCL survival hopes a big boost with a thrashing of Normanton, while Thornhill remain in the relegation zone but beat Moor in midweek to reach the Heavy Woollen Cup final.

In cricket, Hanging Heaton produced an impressive performance to defeat a young Yorkshire Vikings side in their T20 challenge match, while Mike Popplewell looks ahead to all of the weekend's Bradford League action.

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