In this week’s Mirfield Reporter

In this week's Reporter.
In this week's Reporter.

A Mirfield Cricket Club is celebrating after receiving two 11th-hour community grants to improve its facilities in time for the summer season.

But Mayor of Mirfield Vivien Lees Hamilton has warned more tough decisions on community grants will have to be made this year as area committee funding was slashed for the coming year.

A radical shift of powers away from Huddersfield towards Dewsbury and other north Kirklees towns has been proposed by Kirklees Conservatives.

Mirfield would join the Spen Valley towns to form Greater Spenborough under the proposals. Plus, we have a special report on 40 years of Kirklees Council.

A Mirfield family have spoken of the challenges involved in bringing up two young children with autism.

A man who seriously sexually abused two boys he babysat is this week behind bars.

Building work has started to convert the former County Court for North Kirklees into apartments.

A date for the inquest into the death of tragic tot Summer Mai Rogers-Ratcliffe has been set.

In Sport

Battyeford Belles Under-11s are celebrating after securing the West Riding Girls League title with two matches to spare.

Mirfield swimmers recorded some outstanding results at the recent Yorkshire Spring Championships.

Plus we have all the action from last Friday’s Wigan Challenge Cup tie and confirmation of the Gary Sykes title fight date for Dewsbury.