In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

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The owner of a textile firm died after he was dragged into machinery while removing debris with a metal bar, an inquest heard.

Nasir Hussain, of Ravensthorpe, suffered fatal injuries after attempting to remove a blockage while the machine was still running.

Frontline services are at risk as Kirklees Council faces tens of millions of pounds in spending cuts.

Demolition at Thornhill’s Walker Welfare Centre was put on hold after a raft of complaints from residents.

Just where is Batley Carr? Councillors couldn’t quite decide at a public meeting this week.

Tributes have been paid to a Dewsbury-born dance teacher, who died after suffering a brain haemorrhage.

We take a behind the scenes tour of Fox’s Biscuits factory.

Controversial shake-up plans of hospital services have been referred to the Secretary of State for Health.

The owner of a multi-million pound scrap metal firm in Ravensthorpe has admitted his guilt after he was set up in a police sting targeting metal theft.

In sport

Dewsbury Rams chairman Mark Sawyer has expressed his disappointment that a crucial meeting regarding the future of rugby league has been postponed.


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