In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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Plans for a controversial 136 home development have been rubbished by residents. They say the proposals outlined this week by Bellway Homes are “ludicrous”.

Proposals for a community centre on the Gilder Hall site are one step closer after planning officials gave the go-ahead.

Meanwhile, a planning application has been submitted to build 34 homes on land where around 30 trees were felled to the dismay of residents.

One of the killers of Mirfield man Josh Hirst has had his bid to get his life sentence reduced knocked back by three of the country’s top judges.

A Mirfield Post Office clerk stole £1,000 from a vulnerable pensioner after getting into debt with a payday loans company.

Fundraisers from Mirield have persuaded a group of rugby players to bare all for a charity calendar.

Commuters thought they were up to no good - but a group of graffiti artists have produced an eye-catching mural celebrating iconic Mirfield scenes at the town’s station.

In Sport

Dewsbury Rams are back in pre-season training and confirm the date for their friendly with Bradford Bulls.

Two page special on central boxer Josh Warrington’s Commonwealth title win.

We look back on the career of Mick Sullivan as he is inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame.

Plus

Our Cute Kids winner is revealed.

See the latest entrants in the Face of 2014 competition.