Meltham is a small town situated below Wessenden Moor, four-and-a-half miles south west from the town centre of Huddersfield. On the edge of the Peak District National Park, Meltham was estimated in 2005 to have a population of 8,600. Meltham is within close reach of several major cities, including Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield. The valley has been inhabited since pre-historic times, with two Iron Age sites overlooking the town.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner is the leading morning title read throughout the Huddersfield and Holmfirth areas.
With a daily circulation of 18,241 (ABC July-Dec 2012) and every issue read by 49,374 (JICREG 1/10/12) we are the area’s favourite and most trusted newspaper.
Our www.examiner.co.uk website is the number one local news website in the area with 250,000 unique users and almost 2,000,000 page views a month*, 44% of who are in the desirable ABC1 socio-economic groups.
Roy Wright was appointed editor of The Huddersfield Daily Examiner in 2002. Prior to this he was assistant editor of The Liverpool Echo for three years. He has also worked at the Hull Daily Mail as well as a number of Press agencies.
Roy grew up in Burnley, Lancashire and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 25 years.