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.

Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo

Kirklees Council chief's pay now tops £150k

A management review is underway to cut £489,000 from Kirklees senior management pay in the next three years

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Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo

Kirklees Council chief's pay now tops £150k

A management review is underway to cut £489,000 from Kirklees senior management pay in the next three years

WATCH: Daisey O'Donnell hopes to become a teen singing star

Fenay Bridge musician Daisey O'Donnell is in final of industry competition

Artist's impression of the ski slope proposed as part of the HD One project

£9m regeneration loan for HD One would be "good business" for Kirklees

Kirklees Cabinet agree to explore £9m loan for HD One development

Meltham Memories organisers with the Robin DR 250 aircraft and owner Dave Caldwell (centre left) which will be taking to the skies from Crosland Moor airfield

Meltham gets ready for a weekend of 40s fun

Meltham Memories 1940s weekend returns July 4-5

It was used by James Bamforth of Bamforth &Co as a studio

Plans to regenerate Bamforths warehouse in Holmfirth unveiled

New use would see retrail, office and apartments in the Station Road studio

Castle Hill School students get a send-off fit for royalty

Pupils at Castle Hill School in Berry Brow enjoyed a limo and decorated buses before awards and dancing

'We're putting our own house in order to tackle low pay' Kirklees Clr says as new policy is backed

But oppositon councillors said Kirklees plans were not costed

Huddersfield Sports Centre, the proposed site for the axed Tesco store.

Kirklees confirms it will clear old sports centre site to sell on after failed Tesco deal

More details have emerged of the £18.79m settlement and the negotiations between the council and the financially-troubled retailer

Child in classroom

Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Scissett pupils welcome world-famous choir to the school

Musical workshop for Scissett First and Middle schools

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