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.

Growing Works: Pictured is James Taylor, 9, from Huddersfield, Lucas Town,8, from Huddersfield, Millie Ebanks, 10, from Dewsbury, Mia Ebanks, 8, from Dewsbury, Marcus Ebanks, 3, from Dewsbury

Shepley charity Growing Works blossoms after Kirklees funding boost

Health bodies and council aim to support community projects

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Growing Works: Pictured is James Taylor, 9, from Huddersfield, Lucas Town,8, from Huddersfield, Millie Ebanks, 10, from Dewsbury, Mia Ebanks, 8, from Dewsbury, Marcus Ebanks, 3, from Dewsbury

Shepley charity Growing Works blossoms after Kirklees funding boost

Health bodies and council aim to support community projects

Police are investigating after the incident in Greenhead Park

Greenhead Park gang attack spark extra police patrols call

A woman was in the park with four young children when she was surrounded by a group of 12-15 teenagers who verbally abused and spat at her

Slaithwaite travel agent robbery: Police issue CCTV

On Thursday a man, brandishing a small kitchen knife, entered the Thomas Cook travel agency in Slaithwaite at 9.10am and made demands for money

Slaithwaite travel agency robbery suspect's description released after knife raid

Staff, who had just opened the Kiln Hill branch for the day, were unhurt in the incident

A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs

Huddersfield teen arrested in Lizard Stresser 'cyber attack' investigation

18-year-old was arrested and bailed by the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Cyber Crime Unit

Batley bookies gets the go-ahead - but Kirklees councillors are not happy about it

Councillors rule on three north Kirklees applications

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Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

Barratt and David Wilson Homes offered just TWO affordable units

It's an absolute joke: Councillor slams builders trying to cut affordable housing

Kirklees councillors angry after Barratt Homes bid to reduce affordable housing for Golcar estate

A lifeline for many, how Kirklees Council's home library service team rise to the challenge

Mayor of Kirklees traces the steps of the council's home library service

11-storey student complex with 290 flats to be built near Kirklees College waterfront site?

Plans for land near to Kirklees College building are in addition to the 500 flats already being built there

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