In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter

This week's front page
This week's front page

In this week’s Dewsbury Reporter, Dewsbury traders hope proposed new rules will help tackle long-standing problems with street drinking in the town centre.

Also this week:

- A robber has been jailed for attacking a taxi driver in Dewsbury who insisted on him paying a £10 fare up front.

- A long-term project awarded £1m in Lottery money to spend on improving Dewsbury Moor will hold a meeting to put local people back in the driver’s seat.

- Figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions this week suggested unemployment in North Kirklees had decreased.

- A reunion to celebrate two major events in the history of Dewsbury Celtic Rugby Club is being held at Dewsbury Irish National Club on Saturday July 25.

- Grants of up to £500 will be available for groups in the Dewsbury West ward who want to make their area a more pleasant place to live.

- A man was taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after his car rolled in a crash with another vehicle in Robertown.

- A support centre for women in need has launched a desperate appeal after funding cuts left it with no money.

Also read our special report on how sophisticated drug factories are harvesting cannabis plants worth millions of pounds across West Yorkshire.

All this and more in tomorrow’s Dewsbury Reporter.