THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

In this week's Press, read how police are continuing to investigate the death of a teenager in Birstall. Kelsey Womersley, 19, died at a flat in Raikes Lane in the early hours of last Friday morning.

A 17-year-old girl was released pending continuing enquiries on Saturday, while two men aged 20 and 19 and another woman aged 23 arrested on suspicion of murder were released with no further action taken.

Read the full story in tomorrow's paper.

We've also got all the fall-out from last Friday's public transport meeting, organised by MP Tracy Brabin with Arriva bosses. Many residents vented their frustration on the recent timetable changes which have seen a number of bus services changed and some even cut completely.

Read how opposition groups on Kirklees Council have come together to avoid being 'gagged' by the majority Labour-led council at future meetings, and hear from the Conservative candidates for the two Batley wards who feel a change is overdue.

A group of friends from Thornhill are hoping to build a memorial to the founder of the village's first free school, and read which Dame came to town!


In sport, Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin says that his players are "gutted" to have missed out on the chance to go to Toronto this year, as they prepare instead to face the Wolfpack in Hull this Sunday.

Dewsbury boss Lee Greenwood expects a difficult tie this weekend against Sheffield, who have a number of ex-Rams who will want to make an impact, and the coach also expresses his views on a reserve team.

Dewsbury Moor's Challenge Cup run came to an end, while Batley Boys picked up their first win in the NCL at the third time of asking.

Cleckheaton RUFC are back in relegation danger after defeat to Driffield, while in the football Ossett United scored an injury-time equaliser to boost their play-off hopes.

Almost 200 runners braved the elements to take part in the Spenborough AC's 20-mile road race at the weekend, and on Sunday Spen Victoria plays host to the start of the World Bowls Club Championships.

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