IN this week's Press: Read about a drug dealer who is lucky to be alive after he swallowed a number of wraps containing class-A drugs.

Tim Moyce ingested the wraps of heroin and crack cocaine after police officers tried to stop his car.

Elsewhere, a major new comedy film is set to be filmed in Dewsbury and Batley.

Circus Productions will begin filming of Destination Dewsbury and are currently on the lookout for extras to star in the movie.

The film tells the story of four old school friends who, after hearing the leader of their school gang is terminally ill, make the trip to Dewsbury to see him.

We also speak to lifelong Batley Bulldog fan Jim McVeigh who sang at Wembley during the Challenge Cup final last weekend.

Jim was part of the Songs of Praise rugby league choir which saw fans from 32 different rugby league clubs take to the pitch to sing Abide With Me alongside Aled Jones.

And West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have been kept busy this week as 50 firefighters battled a blaze at a car showroom in Mirfield last week and four kittens were rescued from a bungalow in Dewsbury.

In sport John Kear reflects on his achievements with Batley Bulldogs this season and Dewsbury Rams boss Glenn Morrison insists he won't stand in the way of a player wanting to join a full-time club, despite being angered by the increasing financial divide in the Championship.

Elsewhere Thornhill Trojans have defended their Jim Brown Heavy Woollen Cup success by beating rivals Shaw Cross Sharks and St John Fisher's Year 10 girls clinched the Champion Schools Cup in Richmond.

In football Liversedge went top of the Northern Counties East League Premier Division and Ossett Albion secured their first win of the First Division North campaign with victry over arch-rivals Ossett Town.

Cleckheaton RU lost to Hull in the Yorkshire Cup and our district's cricket sides prepare for battle in the All Rounder Bradford Cricket League, hoping the rain will hold off following last weekend's disruption.

And finally find out who Mike Smith is tipping for success this weekend in our NEW racing column.

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