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.

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Resident parking permits on Kirklees agenda, while Calderdale Clrs will consider application for a sexual entertainment venue

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What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Resident parking permits on Kirklees agenda, while Calderdale Clrs will consider application for a sexual entertainment venue

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

Site of proposed housing development, Woodhead Road near junction with Robinson Lane, Honley

Just how many houses are planned for Brockholes beauty spot?

Councillors call for more details as 51 houses could actually lead to 300. A public meeting is set for Tuesday to discuss the controversial issue

The scene of the crash in Denby Dale.

Denby Dale crash investigation will interview schoolchildren who were at bus stop just yards from scene

The injured man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for serious but non-life threatening injuries

What technology will binmen be getting?

iPads for Kirklees bin men? Council is looking at new technology to improve the service

Kirklees Council says its premature to know what new technology will involve

Dancer at a pole dancing club

Should Calderdale lap-dancers wear a G-string at all times? It's a decision for councillors...

Calderdale councillors will be asked to rule on minimal clothing for lap-dancers

updated

Denby Dale crash man trapped by legs after van and HGV collide on Wakefield Road

Fire cut the door and side of van off to free trapped van driver

Wakefield Road in Denby Dale re-opened after serious crash

The road was closed for around three hours after a crash left a man with serious injuries this morning

Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Denby Dale after a serious road accident on 17/10/14 updated

Air ambulance called after vans crash in Denby Dale

Police advising motorists to avoid area after Wakefield Road closed both ways

Lipscomb Street, Milnsbridge

Your say on permit parking pay plans: vote results and reader comments on Kirklees Council plans

One free for 9,000 households, with £15 fee for second or replacement permits

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