In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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Children as young as 13 are being arrested for drugs offences in Mirfield and Dewsbury.

Shocking figures show 44 arrests of under-18s have been made in the past three years.

A Mirfield musician who first came to England as a prisoner of war during the Second World War - and ended up sharing a bill with The Beatles at the Cavern Club - has died aged 89.

The landlady of a Mirfield pub has defended plans to stay open until 3.30am on Friday nights.

Find out the latest on Save Mirfield’s campaign plan.

Meet an inspirational teenager who is featuring in a new book about people with rare diseases.

We have a special report on why people are ditching the booze this new year - including one of the stars of Educating Yorkshire.

Green space in Mirfield is under threat because the Labour-controlled council has not up-to-date planning policy, a rival party has claimed

And the leader of Kirklees Council is to step down.

In 10 action-packed pages of sport:

Dewsbury Rams are set to hand trials to local amateur players in their friendly against Keighley and boxing star Gary Sykes has seen his double-title fight in London postponed after opponent Liam Walsh picked up an injury.


The results are in! Your Star Pets winner is revealed.

All this and much more, in this week’s Mirfield Reporter, out tomorrow.