In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

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A banned driver with an “addiction” to cars has been jailed after a high speed police chase through Mirfield.

The chief executive of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust has vowed they will not close Dewsbury and District Hospital - despite plans to downgrade A&E and move some services to Pinderfields. We have a two page special report.

We have the latest of kids’ fundraising efforts for the Sam’s Wish to Walk fundraiser.

Plans have been submitted to build 166 houses on the controversial Mirfield Moor site.

Get the latest of plans for Mirfield Music Festival.

A group of musicians have banded together to set up a new music studio after their current home at Dewsbury’s old Register Office is to be developed.

We have the latest from the trial of a Dewsbury Moor youth manager accused of sexually assaulting three boys.

A quest has begun to find a new home for a hoard of historic plaques that have been hidden away at Dewsbury hospital for 20 years.

We have a picture special from World Book Day.

Meet the Crufts winning dog and his schoolboy owner.

In sport

We reveal that Gary Sykes is set to fight for the British title and chance to win the Lonsdale belt outright right here in Dewsbury.

Plus, there are two new signings for the Rams who could be in line to play in Sunday’s Challenge Cup tie against West Hull.

We also have three pages of junior rugby league.


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