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In this week’s Mirfield Reporter, detectives are hunting a masked robber who brandished a hunting knife at a loans collector as he walked through a Mirfield neighbourhood on Tuesday night.

Also this week:

- A local businessman has been praised after he took it upon himself to lead a team of volunteers in cutting the grass at Knowl Park in Mirfield.

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

- A record crowd turned out for beer, barbecue and bands at the Mirfield and District Round Table Beer Festival last weekend.

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

- The sun was shining and a village was in full bloom at the weekend for the tenth anniversary of its garden trail.

- An appeal has been made to trace a Mirfield man in a bid to reunite him with his father’s Burma Star from the Second World War.

- The chance to win £6,000 is up for grabs for one lucky Kirklees resident who pays their council tax by direct debit.

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

All in this week’s Mirfield Reporter, out tomorrow!