Dewsbury


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Dewsbury

(dyo͞oz`bərē), town (1991 pop. 49,612), Kirklees metropolitan district, N central England, on the Calder River. It is a commercial center for heavy woolen textiles and has one of the world's largest rag-trading markets. There are woolen mills and blanket, carpet, and shoddy factories. Other industries include engineering and the manufacturing of chemicals. Dewsbury houses several departments of the Dewsbury and Batley Technical and Art College.
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However, Dewsbury said he received "nasty injuries" and later claimed he had been kicked by an officer as he lay on the ground.
The 47-year-old father-of-two was selected by members of Dewsbury, Mirfield, Denby Dale and Kirkburton Conservative Association to be the party's Parliamentary candidate for the constituency.
From the late 1950s, families from South Asia made Dewsbury their home, many working in the woollen mills.
Shannon was discovered less than a mile from home in Dewsbury on Friday afternoon, 24 days after she went missing.
More than 80 FSB members in Dewsbury have previously been split across other branches.
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| C Barnes, construction of two-storey side extension, 33, Hazel Avenue, Chickenley, Dewsbury. | S Butt, alterations to entrance door and windows to ground and first-floors, Cardwell Barn, Hostingley Lane, Thornhill, Dewsbury.
| Y Bhayat, construction of single-storey side and front extensions, 223, Wakefield Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury. | Matthew Wilks, alterations and extension to existing bungalow to form two-storey dwelling, 33, Stockhill Street, Dewsbury.
The project is the centrepiece of the Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative, a programme jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Kirklees Council to preserve and enhance key buildings in Dewsbury.
|S Bi, construction of singlestorey rear extension and detached outhouse/storage building, 18, Torridon Road, Dewsbury.
Dewsbury Forward has been formed by members of Dewsbury Chamber of Trade, Dewsbury Rotary Club and Dewsbury Market Traders' Association to press for town centre eyesores to be cleaned up in anticipation of the new investment coming to town in 2018.
| B Mohyuddin, alterations to convert hairdressers to flat, 114, Brewery Lane, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury.