This week’s paper

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In this week’s Batley and Birstall News:

A drug mule has been jailed for seven years after heroin worth £1m was found hidden in his suitcases.

The secret stash was uncovered when a drug detector dog alerted its handler as Adil Mehmood Zaki passed through Manchester Airport.

ALSO: Fundraisers are backing a cause to send a critically-ill girl on a trip of a lifetime to Disneyland.

Shaun and Emma Hosier’s daughter, Ava Nicole, suffers from a rare metabolic disorder, which affects around 800 people in the world.

AND FINALLY: Wilton the Canadian goose has been rescued by Yorkshire Swan Rescue Hospital and may need a prosthetic beak.

Don’t miss all this, plus: 64 page leisure guide, £7 off rides at a new Easter fair and don’t forget to read Educating Yorkshire’s Jonny Mitchell’s column.

Only in this week’s Batley and Birstall News, out Thursday.