In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

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In this week’s Reporter, a family of six were forced to flee their home in the middle of the night when a petrol bomb was hurled through their window.

Firefighters pulled the body of a man from a Dewsbury canal.

There was a star visitor to Thornhill Community Academy’s annual awards, celebrity Myleene Klass.

And residents of a Dewsbury care home also had stars in their eyes when a Coronation Street actor popped in to say hello.

A quick-thinking care worker saved the life of a Mirfield man after a medical emergency.

We have a special report of the work charity Missing People are doing to find lost loved ones.

The dad of a former Dewsbury school pupil who was brutally murdered is celebrating after a change in the law.

A new masterplan for a major development near Dewsbury Rams’ stadium is due to be approved by senior councillors next week.

Plus we have a page of pictures from this year’s Christmas lights switch on.


It’s your last chance to vote for the finalists in our Face of 2014 competition,

And vote for your favourite from the top ten in our Star Pets competition.

Save 30 per cent with National Express and £5 off your food bill at Frankie and Benny’s.

In sport

Dewsbury Rams have confirmed their link up with Super League side Bradford Bulls will continue into 2014.

Several Bradford players could line up in Dewsbury colours when the sides meet in January.

Also, all eyes will be on two Dewsbury lads at Saturday’s Rugby League World Cup Final between Australia and New Zealand at Old Trafford.

Richard Silverwood has been selected to referee the showpiece game, with James Child a touch judge.

This and more in 12 action packed pages of sport.

All this and much more, in this week’s Dewsbury Reporter