In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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A Mirfield academy has been held up as an example of the best in the country by the Education minister.

Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove heaped praise on Mirfield’s Castle Hall Academy on a visit there last Friday.

Road safety campaigners fear plans to turn a dilapidated former factory site into a small business park in Lower Hopton will exasperate traffic problems.

A historic church is preparing to show off its £700,000 revamp to the public.

There was some blooming great news for Hopton this week as villagers struck gold at an award ceremony.

A council watchdog has delayed its decision on whether to refer controversial hospital service changes to the Secretary of State for Health.

We’ve got a double page special featuring the latest entries to our Business Awards.

And parents face fines over term time holidays.

In sport

Dewsbury Rams are making big plans for next season having been knocked out of the play-offs.


It’s time for the six-11-month-olds to shine in our Cute Kids competition.

And save cash on your shopping at Tesco.