In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

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A massive haul of counterfeit cigarettes were seized after police and trading standards officers raided three businesses.

Almost 200,000 cigarettes were found in a town centre hidden basement.

A conwoman who posed as a “simple and sincere” bride-to-be to trick unsuspecting suitors out of £35,000 with a dating website honey trap has avoided jail.

A £1 million upgrade of Dewsbury Sports Centre has won the approval of Dewsbury Moor boxer Gary Sykes.

Staff at a Dewsbury school made a class stand outside in the cold without their coats as a punishment for some of the children misbehaving.

A mother fears her daughter will be scarred for several years after she had an allergic reaction to a henna tattoo she had in Egypt.

A pensioner was pushed down steps as a robber grabbed £50 from him at a cash machine in Dewsbury town centre.

In Sport

New signing Shane Grady is relishing the prospect of teaming up with his Dewsbury teammates ahead of his Rams debut next week.

Thornhill Lees FC are gearing up for the biggest match in the club’s history when they meet Chapeltown Fforde Grene in the last 16 of the FA Sunday Cup.