In this week’s Reporter

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Gamblers have risked £47m on controversial roulette machines on our high streets.

The staggering figure was revealed by UK lobbyists who claim the money was staked on fixed odds betting terminals in Dewsbury and Mirfield between October 2011 and September 2012. Read the full story.

They may have won £6.6m on the lottery, but Graham Nield and Amanda Vickers still chose to celebrate their wedding in Dewsbury - find out where.

An Earlsheaton man has gone to extreme measures to warn off thieves after he was burgled ten times in four years.

Take a look at Dewsbury Town Hall and Register Office’s new look.

In a special edition of School Grapevine, the young star of Educating Yorkshire, Ryan Ward, is interviewed by his fellow Thornhill pupil Judith Webster.

The violin played by Dewsbury’s Titanic hero is coming back to the town for one day only - find out how you can view it.

In Sport

This week, we report on Dewsbury-born brothers Sam, Tom and George Burgess who have made history with their call-ups to Steve McNamara’s England World Cup squad.

We also reflect on a sensational week of sport in which Dewsbury’s Gary Sykes and Central Boxing Club stablemate Josh Warrington were in action on a sensational bill at Elland Road and Batley Bulldogs played in their first ever Championship Grand Final.

Elsewhere, Shaw Cross Sharks secured a terrific promotion and we have all the latest rugby league, rugby union and football action.


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