Mirfield

Detectives investigate attempted abduction of school boy in Mirfield

A nine-year-old boy was walking along a ginnel off Nab Lane, Mirfield when he was grabbed by a man on the arm

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, aka 'Mr Sparkles', appears in court to hear whether he has paid any of the £1m he made in drugs profits

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe
Yaqoob of North Street, Ravensthorpe, has made no attempt to repay money

'Serious allegations' made at Kirklees Cabinet meeting over council's Heckmondwike fish farm project

Site plan for fish farm, BMX track and a floating cafe feature at Spen Vale Street, Heckmondwike
Mirfield councillor says he has reported tip-off to West Yorkshire Police

Rare Bronte book could sell for £7,000 at Bonhams in London

Mirfield house was inspiration for novel

News

Detectives investigate attempted abduction of school boy in Mirfield

A nine-year-old boy was walking along a ginnel off Nab Lane, Mirfield when he was grabbed by a man on the arm

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, aka 'Mr Sparkles', appears in court to hear whether he has paid any of the £1m he made in drugs profits

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe
Yaqoob of North Street, Ravensthorpe, has made no attempt to repay money

'Serious allegations' made at Kirklees Cabinet meeting over council's Heckmondwike fish farm project

Site plan for fish farm, BMX track and a floating cafe feature at Spen Vale Street, Heckmondwike
Mirfield councillor says he has reported tip-off to West Yorkshire Police

Sport

Norristhorpe Under 15s stay on course for League and Cup double in RCD Huddersfield Junior Football League

Ovenden West Riding await in what looks a classic Cup final

Mirfield racer Ryan Strafford makes flying start to season

Thundersport podium place gained at Brands Hatch meeting

Huddersfield Falcon member Harvey Mosley shines at Addingham

Young trials rider impresses with youth section win over adult course

About Mirfield

Mirfield is a small town that sits between Brighouse and Dewsbury. In the 2001 Census, Mirfield was recorded as having a population of 18,621. Mirfield was also the birthplace of the actor Sir Patrick Stewart, as well as Richard Reed, the co-founder of Innocent Drinks. Mirfield also has an annual agricultural show called Mirfield Show held on the third Sunday in August and in May 2005, Mirfield became the first Fairtrade Town in Kirklees and only the fourth in West Yorkshire.

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