In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

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Traders fear that drunks who flout the town centre’s alcohol ban are driving away shoppers.

They say the boozers drink all day and verbally abuse passers-by. Now police are stepping up patrols to drive out the drinkers...

A former soldier dived into a canal to rescue a little girl who had been knocked into the water...

Cyber bullying has hit the headlines in recent weeks. We have a special report examining the issue...

A veteran has finally been presented with a medal for his work during World War Two - 70 years after he came home...

We take an in-depth look at claims that emergency response times are being fiddled by Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

We have pictures specials on Dewsbury Market’s Pirate Day and Dewsbury Canal Festival.

Councillors considering giving developers extra time on the controversial Mirfield 25 project have delayed making a decision.

In Sport

Dewsbury Rams boss Glenn Morrison said his side needs to step-up a gear if they are going to recover after suffering a mauling from Featherstone Rovers.

PLUS

We have a free eight-page A Level results pull out, including pictures of St John Fisher’s pupils getting their results.

It’s your last chance to take part in our free Cute Kids competition.

And have a bet on the Rams on us.

All this and much more, in this week’s Dewsbury Reporter, out Friday August 16