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Dewsbury mosques collaborate with over 1000 volunteers to carry out litter...

The Great British Spring Clean An army of a thousand smiling and eager volunteers, including young children, from mosques across Dewsbury joined the Keep Britain...

Rising Star: 18-year-old boxer reaches national championships final

With just four years of competitive boxing under his belt, 18-year-old Amaar Akbar from Dewsbury reached the finals of the England Boxing National Amateur...

Missing Batley teenager

Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenager from Bolton. Before going missing, Sadia Ahmed, 15, was last seen in the...

KBW Boxing team landing the punches

It's been a busy week for the KBW boxing team. The thriving gym based in Savellie town Dewsbury has had a number of its...

Santa visits Syria: Fourth humanitarian trip for SKT Welfare

A charity champion has recently returned from his fourth humanitarian aid visit in three years to the Turkish and Syrian border region with the...

A knockout night of boxing

Charity and boxing go hand-in-hand in Dewsbury KBW’s reputation as a ‘club which cares’ only enhanced further last weekend as its 10th boxing show...

Taking the shame out of STDs

Award-winning Dewsbury doctor continues to break down BME barriers When 44-year-old Safia Jabeen arrived in the UK from Pakistan in 2005, she probably didn’t realise...

Black belt brothers

Taekwondo siblings receive prestigious martial arts award Whilst most brothers throughout the country get in trouble for fighting, a couple of sparring siblings from Bradford...

Khan proves too tricky for Lewicki

KBW boxer lands shock victory in 75kg debut bout A Dewsbury boxer has progressed into the final of a prestigious amateur boxing competition after claiming...

Specialists of authentic Bhel Puri and Pani Puri dishes

Indian street food arrives in Dewsbury Ever wanted to sample the finest range of Indian street foods but don’t fancy the 9,000 mile round trip? Well...

Batley ‘bat man’ jailed: Man who beat up relative will face...

A Batley man will go to prison for more than five years after he attacked a relative in the street with a rounders bat. 27-year-old...

‘He threatened to shoot me’

Iraqi man in court over alleged threats to take rifle to local college A case worker at the office of Dewsbury South MP Paula...

‘Let’s Unite’ in Dewsbury

Archery, football and a whole lot of fun Local youth group, Kumon Y’all, had another hugely successful ‘Let’s Unite’ event on 16th July when the...

Race against cancer

Academy kids run to raise money for fantastic cause Hundreds of students from a Dewsbury secondary school have laced up their running shoes in the...

Fortune Cookie’s Chinese tasty expansion across the region

Wonderful Woks and wicked wings Walking through the door following the delicious scent of Chinese food being freshly cooked at Fortune Cookie on Raglan Road,...

Students of style: High school’s high fashion moment

Students from a Dewsbury high school ‘dressed to impress’ last month as they hosted an evening full of fashion, music, dance and food in...

Youngsters find their political voice thanks to pioneering initiative

Pupil politicians Pupils from three schools across Kirklees attended a politically charged celebratory event at Dewsbury town hall last week. On Friday 29th April, students from...

Super Subhaan

KBW continue year of success Dewsbury’s growing reputation on the national boxing scene took another huge stride forward last weekend after Subhaan Mohammed clinched the...

Dewsbury’s knockout stars

Fantastic four progress to national semi-finals The small town of Dewsbury is building up quite a reputation on the amateur boxing scene after four fighters...

ADAM-CA-DABRA! Dewsbury pharmacist magics up new career

Sometimes, all it takes to make it in showbiz is the right book at the right age. For 30-year-old Adam Patel from Dewsbury, it was...

Paradise Primary receives heavenly report

Excellence achieved for Dewsbury school When a school is named ‘Paradise’ there are certain expectations people will have when it comes to the level of...

The Grand Banqueting Suite in Dewsbury is a wedding venue to...

Chandeliers, magnificent mehndi stages and a sprinkling of magic Finding the right wedding venue is a task every bride and groom must do to ensure...

Dewsbury teen’s dedication to the beautiful game pays off

Soccer success at seventeen A sporty teen from Dewsbury took her first step up the football coaching ladder last week as she earned her first...

Thousands gather to pay respects to renowned Muslim cleric

Transport brought to a standstill for funeral of influential leader People from across the UK and Europe flocked to Dewsbury last week to pay their...

Dewsbury-based Muslim project trying to make the world a better place...

Peace Party brings communities together Activists and volunteers rallied together in Dewsbury last month to promote peace across the district. Local Muslim community organisation - ‘Kumon...

Teen web wizard makes a small fortune from the comfort of...

Site developer sets sights on uni Whilst most university graduates leave education with student loan debts that top tens of thousands of pounds, one...

Dewsbury headteacher nominated for prestigious Diversity Award

Head of the year Bradford-born head teacher, dynamic and daring Rizwana Mahmood, has had a magnificent year. Not only has she been knocking down walls...

A procession of peace and love in celebration of Eid-Milad

Hundreds of people gather on the streets for a joyful party One of the most important dates in the Islamic calendar saw people line the...

MP for Dewsbury feels buoyant as she rides the crest of...

Paula Sheriff wants to anchor values of tolerance and acceptance in the community Labour’s MP for Dewsbury, Mirfield, Denby Dale and Kirkburton, Paula Sherriff, certainly...

From Libya to Dewsbury

Young Muslims talk about peace with international guests A youth group in Dewsbury continued on their mission to improve interfaith relations in the town last...

The Courts Banqueting & Conference Suites

The perfect place for your perfect day The transformation of the old Batley and Dewsbury Magistrates Courts building in Dewsbury Town Centre, into Wedding...

Ravensthorpe raids

Police call for calm following series of burglaries Police are calling on members of a Kirklees community not to take up the role of...

Yorkshire’s Warrior: National finals await for teen prodigy

A 15-year-old boxer from Dewsbury is just one win away from clinching the national Junior Develop-ment Championship title, despite only taking up the sport...

Cheema is Champ: KBW fighter claims victory in grudge match

A mixed martial arts fighter from Dewsbury has raised thousands of pounds for an orphanage in Palestine after defeating a long time rival in...

Howzat for Interfaith relations

Cricket match brings out the best of Dewsbury Eleven vicars and 11 imams stepped up to the crease last weekend as they ‘bowled over’ the...

Tycoon in Schools CHAMPIONS

Westborough are winners in national business competition Budding entrepreneurs from Dewsbury swapped the classroom for Buckingham Palace last week after clinching top prize in a...

Yorkshire Champions

Young boxers cement their place at top of sport Two up-and-coming boxers from Bradford were officially recognised as the county’s ‘best’ this past week after...

Bulbs brighten up residential garden

Green-fingered youth sowing seeds of friendship The relationship between Dewsbury’s young Muslim population and a residential home in the area is ‘blossoming’ following the latest...

Different cultures, same message

Pakistani Youth Forum lead on Holocaust Memorial Day Young members from Huddersfield’s Pakistani community led a touching tribute to victims of world genocides last month...

Enterprising students head to the finals

Buckingham Palace awaits for Ethical Print team A team of young entrepreneurs from a Dewsbury school will be taking their business to the capital next...

Fairway Travel

Going Far away, think Fairway Looking to getaway this year but tired of shopping around all the high street agencies to find that one perfect...

Dewsbury shopkeeper held at gunpoint

“At first I couldn’t believe what was happening.” A Dewsbury shopkeeper says he was left ‘terrified’ after being the victim of a gunpoint robbery just...

Discover the Legacy of Indian Cinema Art

Exciting art show arrives at local museum An exhibition celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema legacy will launch at a Dewsbury Museum this weekend bringing...

Tycoon in Schools

Dewsbury pupils showcase their entrepreneurial skills A young team of entrepreneurs from Dewsbury have been showing they don’t need a boardroom to launch a successful...

A Wedding and lifestyle fair to remember

More than 1,500 people headed down to Dewsbury’s premier wedding venue earlier this month as they got a chance to explore the elegant surroundings...

Fighting for Gaza: Bringing communities together through boxing

An enthralling night of sporting entertainment was seen at Dewsbury Town Hall last weekend as some of the region’s finest amateur boxers put up...

Coleman and Wells Ltd

Yorkshire’s cosiest interior design studio What was once Dewsbury’s best kept secret for all your furniture needs is quickly becoming the desired retailer of choice...

Safer Communities Fund passed Half-Million milestone

Charities, voluntary groups and local organisations benefit  Organisations across West Yorkshire continue to benefit from a police community project which has so far resulted in...

Dewsbury ‘would-be’ bombers to challenge sentences

Six men who had planned to bomb an English Defence League rally in Dewsbury last year are said to be preparing to appeal their...

Syria fraud investigation including Huddersfield and Dewsbury men sees three more...

Police have arrested three more people in connection with a charity fraud involving thousands of pounds intended to help people in Syria. The arrests take...