THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

THIS WEEK'S EDITION:

Grab a copy of this week's Press to read how an inquest into a Dewsbury man who disappeared 19 years ago has officially concluded that he is dead.

Now the family of Bruce Gapper, who hasn't been seen since 1999, want answers and have made a fresh appeal for information.

Assistant coroner Oliver Longstaff obtained special permission from the chief coroner's office to hold the inquest, because Mr Gapper's body has never been found.

We've also news of veteran Tory councillor Robert Light is stepping down from Kirklees Council after three decades.

And read about a lawyer who has lodged an official complaint after campaigners found it hard to have their say on Kirklees Council's 31,000-home development masterplan, while a housing chief has promised urgent action after hearing that a tenant was living in fear of her ceiling collapsing.

Our reporter Zoe Shackleton visited Dewsbury Town Hall last Wednesday to meet the inspirational Stevie Oliver and her Take Ten team, and we've a round-up of all the Remembrance events taking place this weekend – and what has already been going on in the district in the build up to Sunday' 100-year anniversary.


In sport, we've got an exclusive interview with new Batley Bulldogs signing Tyler Dickinson, who gives his thoughts on the club and his aims for next season.

Dewsbury's recruitment drive is beginning to pick up, and Lee Greenwood explains how he is approaching his search for future players.

There's news of a new Ossett United signing, as well as match reports from two contrasting performances.

In rugby union, Cleckheaton picked up a much-needed win last weekend, and we we hear from the Dewsbury golfer who helped Team Europe defeat the USA in a disability golf competition.

Share this post