In this week’s festive Dewsbury Reporter

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Due to the Christmas break, we’re coming out early this week.

In tomorrow’s Christmas Eve Reporter, we meet the twins who were the first to be born at Dwesbury Hospital on Christmas Day 30 years ago.

Plans for Dewsbury’s new fire station will ‘regenerate’ the Bradford Road area, a councillor has said.

Meet the family giving up their Christmas Day to serve lunch to the homeless in their cafe.

Masked raiders threatened staff at a Dewsbury Tesco Express store before making off with cash.

Plans for a new education centre in Savile Town have been made.

A new row has erupted over the controversial LDF.

We have a picture special on the Reporter Series Fund carol concert.

A Dewsbury GP is hanging up his stethoscope after nearly 50 years with the NHS.

In sport

We have four pages of coverage from Gary Sykes’ fight at the weekend.

And we look forward to the Rams Boxing Day derby clash.


We look back at what was making the headlines for the first half of the year with our special Review of the Year.