In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

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In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter, we have the story a man who threatened to “blow the brains out” of a couple in a scene reminiscent of a Clint Eastwood film.

Hospital campaigners shouted “murderers!” and chanted during a meeting of the board of the local health trust after a demonstration over the downgrading of services at Dewsbury and district hospital.

Find out about plans to celebrate 50 years of Dewsbury Fire Station.

A Mirfield couple returned home to find their house ransacked and their beloved car stolen from their driveway.

Meet the little girl battling Type One diabetes.

We report on the main changes in the penultimate budget before the general election next year.

And we say goodbye to three familiar faces from the Reporter Series, who have clocked up 60 years in local news between them.

In sport

Dewsbury Rams will aim to bounce back from two successive league defeats when they face Workington Town on Sunday.


It’s the biggest social event of the year for most teenagers - and you could be the Belle of the ball. Find out how you could win a prom dress.

We’ve teamed up with Dewsbury Rams to give away free tickets for kids to this Sunday’s match.

Read your Mother’s Day messages.

And we’ve got a special pull out with everything you need to know about the Tour de France Grand Depart,