Joanne Douglas

Joanne Douglas

Joanne joined the Examiner in 2007 as a general news reporter and became the local government reporter, covering Kirklees and Calderdale councils, in early 2013.

Brighouse skate park

Wellholme Park £100,000 skate park plans submitted after blaze

Brighouse park will be the venue to a top-class skate park if planning consent is granted

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Brighouse skate park

Wellholme Park £100,000 skate park plans submitted after blaze

Brighouse park will be the venue to a top-class skate park if planning consent is granted

Hot stuff! Temperatures rise at Huddersfield bowls shoot-out

Bowlers enjoyed some balmy weather as the temperature topped 19.3°C (66.7°F)

Freak ladder fall ends in leg amputation for Will Binns after doctors spot tumour

A teenager's fall from a ladder led to a diagnosis of a rare cancer which led to surgeons amputating his leg

Sainsbury's bid for a new store in Birkby

Planning application submitted to Kirklees Council for a decision

Minister rejects campaigners 'call in' bid over Kirklees planning decision

Mirfield housing to go-ahead after government minister rejects residents' plea to call in councillors' decision

Calderdale woman Angela Rice missing from home - Can you help police trace her?

Police plea to help trace 69-year-old from Siddal

Ian Brady

Ailing Moors murderer Ian Brady urged to reveal the whereabouts of final victim before he dies

Alan Bennett believes killer Brady is dying and wants meeting with him to help find his brother Keith's body

Oyez, Oyez - Huddersfield hosts annual Town Crier championships

Huddersfield was represented by Town Crier Vic Watson

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Man found with head injuries in Paddock

Police scenes of crime and detectives investigating after man found with head injuries

Fire engine

Three unhurt after Newsome grill fire

Father and two children escape after spotting grill on fire

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