In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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Access issues at Mirfield Railway Station are being used as a ‘political football’, claims a local councillor.

Conservative councillor Martyn Bolt has hit out the Labour Party after a photo call was organised highlight the issue by the party’s parliamentary candidate and the shadow transport minister.

But Paula Sherriff, who will stand against Mirfield MP Simon Reevell in the next election, said it was just part of a campaign to get the problem sorted. Read the full story.

The countdown has started to this year’s Mirfield Show after the date was officially announced, but people will have to get in quick if they want a stall.

Find out which Mirfield menswear shop welcomed a famous customer this week, One Direction’s Zayn Malik.

And celebrations were held at the Old Colonial last weekend after years of fundraising for the Battle Back Fund ended.

A Mirfield woman is set for television fame in Channel 4’s new dance show.

Details of Dewsbury’s Spirit celebration have emerged. This year, it will be one of the first major events in a £2m festival celebrating the countdown to the Tour De France.

Senior councillors have set out a way forward in a quest to replace Kirklees’ doomed Local Development Framework. Find out what campaign group Save Mirfield thought about the plan.

In sport, Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison is confident he has put together a squad capable of challenging the top Championship teams after watching his side run out 38-4 winners over Bradford Bulls last Sunday.

ormer British Lions star is set to appear at Moorlands CC, plus Dewsbury Moor boxer Tony Aitcheson is preparing to end his 12 month exile from the ring

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