A historic market town, 19th century manufacturing centre of the Yorkshire Heavy Woollen District distributing woollen textiles to all corners of the British Empire, first recycling centre in the world where 'mungo' and 'shoddy' cloths were developed, home to Dewsbury Minster, mother church of much of Yorkshire since the 13th century, and the Dewsbury Rams Rugby League team since 1898.

The future. Rediscovering itself as the primary town of the North Kirklees Growth Zone. Home to two new college buildings in the Dewsbury Learning Quarter of Kirklees College and new development opportunities as a part of the Northern Powerhouse.


Field House – Another Rumour Sunk!
Field House is an impressive building confronting every visitor arriving in Dewsbury by rail.Which is why Peter Mason, owner of[...]
Dewsbury Town Centre Gains More Renovation Projects
Present at the start of work today - from left to rightFront row – Cllr Eric Firth, Cllr Cathy Scott,[...]
With an active Arts Group putting on several shows every year in their own theatre, an Amateur Dramatic Society and[...]
Shove It Records Open on Daisy Hill
Shove It Records have been beavering away developing their recording and rehearsal studio on Daisy Hill for some months -[...]
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