In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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In this week’s Reporter, read about the grand plans to transform a 19th century theatre at a Mirfield monastery into a tourist attraction.

We have the latest on the ongoing battle to keep Mirfield’s public toilets from closure.

A community centre which has been in the planning for 15 years has been granted planning permission.

Firefighters pulled the body of a man from a Dewsbury canal.

There was a star visitor to Thornhill Community Academy’s annual awards, celebrity Myleene Klass.

And residents of a Dewsbury care home also had stars in their eyes when a Coronation Street actor popped in to say hello.

A quick-thinking care worker saved the life of a Mirfield man after a medical emergency.

We have a special report of the work charity Missing People are doing to find lost loved ones.

The dad of a former Dewsbury school pupil who was brutally murdered is celebrating after a change in the law.


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In sport

Dewsbury Rams have confirmed their link up with Super League side Bradford Bulls will continue into 2014.

Several Bradford players could line up in Dewsbury colours when the sides meet in January.

Also, all eyes will be on two Dewsbury lads at Saturday’s Rugby League World Cup Final between Australia and New Zealand at Old Trafford.

Richard Silverwood has been selected to referee the showpiece game, with James Child a touch judge.

This and more in 12 action packed pages of sport.

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