College staff set to strike
Police warning about window fitting scam
£500,000 investment announced for Dewsbury’s gas net...
Mirfield man named in Queen’s Birthday Honour’s list
Thousands of Kirklees Council workers to be balloted...
Mountain rescue team’s new base
VIDEO: Dino plan is ‘saur’ point with villagers
Two people were taken to hospital following a crash near Vulcan Close, Westtown.
Kirklees College staff are set to go on strike tomorrow.
Police are warning residents about bogus window fitters. The Dewsbury and Mirfield Neighbourhood Policing Team wants to hear from anyone who has been approached by cold callers wanting to replace windows. On June 13 a man visited the home of a couple on Crackenedge Lane at 3pm, claiming to be from a window replacement company. He persuaded them to go to the bank, withdraw money and hand it over.
A man exposed himself to a teenage girl walking alone through woodland.
Friday is the longest day of the year.
Hooray, the fixtures are out!
Leeds United will open their 2013-14 Championship campaign at Elland Road against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Thomas Codman won the Overthorpe Sports Club bowls singles title for the third time after a 21-12 triumph over Alex Wolfenden.
Leeds United will host Chesterfield in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Spenborough Athletics Club remain on course for promotion to the Northern League Division Three after finishing first at the second match of the year in Leeds on Sunday.
‘Let’s go there and give it our best shot’ is the clear message Glenn Morrison will send his Rams squad ahead of tonight’s clash with Sheffield (8pm).
Bradford Bulls star Elliot Whitehead will train with Dewsbury Rams with a view to featuring in the Kingstone Press Championship game against Halifax on June 23.
Visitors to Mirfield were greeted by the sound of bells last Saturday – and it wasn’t coming from a church.
A Batley teen hoping to become Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model will find out if she’s made the final cut tomorrow night.
Richard Beecham visits Cyprus to see how the country is recovering after its banking crisis, and finds a remarkably proud and friendly people
We throw them into cement mixers,” said our guide, as I chewed on chunks of grilled octopus. “We can tenderise many at a time that way.”
Don’t miss a thing with our comprehensive guide to what’s on this week in Batley, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Spen and beyond.
On a trip to Tochni village, the owner of the local tavern (surrounded by friendly cats!), Sofronis Potamitis, treated us to another meze with fritatas and sausage.
Summer has arrived, and the Chapterhouse Theatre Company is making the most of the fine weather with an outdoor performance at Red House Museum in Gomersal.
If you are yet to experience the likes of Brad, Janet, Riff Raff and Frank-N-Furter in the stocking-clad flesh, now is the time to join the party.
I am sure many of us sat entranced last week watching the television coverage of the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation.1 comment
The sun is out again, at least for the moment, and my mind begins to wander back to childhood when the sun seemed to shine all the time.3 comments
Having read the Independent Planning Inspector’s letters and Kirklees Council’s response, I was astonished at the level of criticism and the tone of the correspondence from the Inspector, aimed at those responsible within the Council for producing and submitting the LDF plan.
THE changing face of Dewsbury is always an interesting topic of conversation among people of my generation, and the photographs on this page will certainly be talked about in many homes – and pubs – this weekend.
I attended a ‘meeting the challenge’ consultation meeting in Dewsbury Town Hall last week.
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Weather for Dewsbury
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 12 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: East
Temperature: 12 C to 19 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West