Brimelow’s Herbalist Is Back In Style!

photo of Brimelows Herbalist new shop sign

Chris Hartley, owner of Brimelow’s Herbalists, was pleased as punch this week when his new shop sign was fitted.  Chris has been dispensing herbal remedies, health food and supplements for 44 years, 30 of them from this same Brimelow’s location in Dewsbury town centre.  You might call him something of a traditionalist. So it was an easy […]

Heritage Action Zone Consultation

image representing Dewsbury Heritage Action Zone consultation

The council together with Historic England would like to hear your opinion as well as ask for your help in a Dewsbury Heritage Action Zone consultation on Wednesday 21st November between 10am and 3pm when they will have a stall in the market. What happens in the Heritage Action Zone is going to play a large […]

Field House – Another Rumour Sunk!

Field House in Dewsbury

Field House is an impressive building confronting every visitor arriving in Dewsbury by rail.Which is why Peter Mason, owner of Mood Developments, snapped it up at auction recently.Second investmentField House is  his second investment in Dewsbury where work is about to start on his first venture to refurbish and bringing back into use the traditional […]

Dewsbury Town Centre Gains More Renovation Projects

photo of start of work at 28-30 Northgate, Dewsbury

  Present at the start of work today – from left to rightFront row – Cllr Eric Firth, Cllr Cathy Scott, Matt Mason (Roebuck & Holmes)Back row – Daryl Le-Vine (Martin Walsh Architectural), John Lambe (Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative Officer), Graham Wilson (Roebuck & Holmes), Will Senior (Roebuck & Holmes). The Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative […]


poster for Dewsbury Arts Theatre Youth Group

With an active Arts Group putting on several shows every year in their own theatre, an Amateur Dramatic Society and a number of dance troupes, Dewsbury is not short in the drama department. But how do local thespians get started?Enter the Arts Group Youth Theatre which teaches the younger generation the skills they need to take […]


photo of burned out Baileys restaurant in Dewsbury

Bailey’s was a long time favourite cafe for many Dewsbury residents until it closed in 2016 and the vandals got to it and set it alight in 2017. It is an Art Deco building quite alone and out of position among the older buildings in Dewsbury town centre.  The Art Deco style flourished in the early […]

Rail Station Revamp

photo of Dewsbury railway station current entrance

Kirklees have just provided some more details of the revamp of Dewsbury railway station forecourt the funding for which was previously announced some months ago. Kirklees refer to ‘consulting on their plans’  and the car parks on both sides of the station entrance are owned by the council while the forecourt itself is not and is […]

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