In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

In this week's Dewsbury.
In this week's Dewsbury.

A Dewsbury man who was the ringleader of a human trafficking gang that arranged sham marriages has been jailed.

Professional boxing will return to Dewsbury for the first time in 13 years next month as Gary Sykes aims to regain the British super featherweight title and win the prestigious Lonsdale belt outright at Dewsbury Sports Centre.

Tributes have poured in for a much loved football referee who collapsed and died half an hour into a match.

Colin Heeley had officiated at local football and cricket matches for more than 35 years.

Horses at a farm had a lucky escape after the barn they were in was set ablaze – but they were left scared and one was injured.

A nurse has been suspended for six months for misconduct after three incidents at Dewsbury and District Hospital.

This year’s Spirit will feature an aerial spectacular celebrating the dramatic rivalry between two great cyclists.

In Sport

Three pages of Dewsbury Rams coverage as they welcome Super League champions and Challenge Cup holders Wigan Warriors.

Dewsbury boxer Tony Aitcheson made a knock-out return –fight report, reaction and pictures.