LETTER: Dewsbury is a shadow of its former self
0 Have your say I wish to concur with everything John Sheen said in his letter (August 25) and add my comments to it.
I have lived in Dewsbury since I was born in Moorlands Maternity Home in 1931.
I can trace my Dewsbury ancestors back to the end of the 18th century.
During the latter stages of the 19th century their Woollen Mill made blankets for the soldiers in the Boer War, two of which I still have.
Dewsbury was a first class Country Borough.
The town council did their best for the town; a good theatre, five cinemas and a good selection of shops where you could get anything you wanted,... read more
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