This week in The Press, read about how a targeted shooting led to an area of Dewsbury being placed into lockdown overnight.

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and police are now searching for four suspects after a string of violent incidents in Westtown and further afield.

Also, a woman has appealed for help to raise tens of thousands of pounds after her husband was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and requires treatment in Germany.

A drama portraying the disappearance of Shannon Matthews is set to be aired next week, and the woman brought in to turn Kirklees children's services around has spoken about her task for the first time.

In sport this week, Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs prepare for their 2017 Kingstone Press Championship openers against Rochdale Hornets and Toulouse respectively.

Meanwhile the Rams' young winger Dondald Kudangirana has failed a drugs test.

In other news, Cleckheaton RUFC lost to Sandal in National League Three North, and Liversedge FC climbed into the top six with a win in the NCEL Premier.

Thornhill Trojans beat Lock Lane in round one of the Challenge Cup, athletes are set for the annual Dewsbury 10k and Dicky's Gym in Batley has been renamed the Trinity Boxing Centre.

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