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.


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 -[...]
Grant Support For Young People In Dewsbury
Does your child have some aptitude, ambition or need that you can't afford to pay for - but a grant[...]

Bailey's was a long time favourite cafe for many Dewsbury residents until it closed in 2016 and the vandals[...]
Rail Station Revamp
Kirklees have just provided some more details of the revamp of Dewsbury railway station forecourt the funding for which was[...]
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