Mirfield

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Upset as thieves strip lead off Scissett church roof

Church will now need a major fundraising drive to fund repairs

Kirklees politicians demand wheels be put in motion to create influential 'cycling champion' for the area

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney and former mayor and Mirfield Councillor, Martyn Bolt, believe the role is vital to make cycling safer

It's the Bishop! Karen Atkinson and Nigel Codman are licensed by Bishop of Wakefield Tony Robinson

Rector Richard Steel delighted by appointments

New president welcomed into post at Colne Valley Probus Club

A new era has begun in the life of Colne Valley Probus Club with the welcoming of its new president.

News

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Upset as thieves strip lead off Scissett church roof

Church will now need a major fundraising drive to fund repairs

Kirklees politicians demand wheels be put in motion to create influential 'cycling champion' for the area

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney and former mayor and Mirfield Councillor, Martyn Bolt, believe the role is vital to make cycling safer

Sport

LOOK: Kirklees referee Martin Atkinson caught up in shocking violence during Serbia v Albania Euro 2016 violence

The report of Heavy Woollen referee Martin Atkinson will be key to UEFA’s investigation into the abandoned UEFA 2016 qualifying match between Serbia and Albania, writes Jonas Giaever

Poignant tribute to Larrett Roebuck - Huddersfield Town footballer killed in France a century ago

Memories of a footbaling hero of the WWI trenches

Dewsbury Rangers still with only one point from four matches in RCD Huddersfield Junior Football League

Brighouse Under 14s grab first win

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.

Videos & Photos

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.

Three arrested after broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road, Huddersfield

Tesco

Troubled Tesco deal for Huddersfield town centre won't affect Kirklees coffers, say council chiefs

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Henryk Zientek
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Val Javin
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Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent