In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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Meet the town crier who helped evacuate a supermarket when it caught fire.

Heroic Russell Booth’s cries of ‘oyez, oyez’ helped clear Mirfield’s Co-operative store.

He was in town for the annual Mirfield Coronation Dance Festival - we also have pictures from the event.

Find out which cricket club is celebrating after securing £18,000 to help preventing flooding at its pitches.

Takeaway staff were stunned when armed police burst into their restaurant to arrest four men.

Police swooped into Mahmood’s in Ravensthorpe on Sunday afternoon, and staff were locked out for hours as investigations took place.

The six men who admitted planning a terror attack on a far-right rally in Dewsbury have been locked up for more than 100 years. We have more on the case that put the town in the national headlines once again.

Plumes of smoke were seen for miles when an old sewerage plant on the outskirts of Dewsbury Moor caught fire.

Find out why Charlotte’s Ice-cream Parlour are looking back to the Jurassic age to boost business.

In Sport

“All the pressure is on Sheffield”: That is the message from boss Glenn Morrison as Dewsbury Rams go into Friday’s mouth-watering Northern Rail Cup quarter-final clash at Sheffield Eagles as massive underdogs.

Morrison’s troops travel to Sheffield in great form having chalked-up their fourth straight home win and we also reflect on more success for both Dewsbury Celtic and Shaw Cross Sharks.

Elsewhere, we have news of a record-breaking performance on the cricket pitch, a full junior sport round-up and the latest athletics news.


We have all your Father’s Day messages.

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