In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

This week's front page
This week's front page

In this week’s Mirfield Reporter, officials warn private homeowners to cut their grass, even as they take scythe to maintenance budget.

Also this week:

- Disabled blue badge holders will have to pay to park at the district’s hospitals under new charges being brought in by NHS bosses.

- The principal of Kirklees College has attacked David Cameron over “painful” cuts to the institution’s budget, which amount to a whopping £450,000.

- The date has been set for Mirfield Town Council’s by-election.

- A historic church that has undergone a £1.3m redevelopment spanning two decades has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

- The Jobcentre was told to apologise after mishandling a claim a from a disabled man who was left without money for several months.

- Special report on the housing crisis in our region.

- A brand new facility which will unite Batley and Dewsbury fire stations will open at the end of the month.

- Seven people were left in-jured following a three vehicle crash on the M62.

- A new café has opened at Dewsbury Sports Centre.

- Dewsbury Rams will plot an assault on the Kingstone Press Championship Shield, starting at home to Hunslet Hawks on Sunday.

Read these stories and many more in this week’s Reporter, out tomorrow!