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.

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

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Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost

Major housing plan for Dalton unveiled

Plans show nearly 130 houses could be built on former industrial mill site

Examiner inundated with ideas on how Kirklees can tackle its 'embarrassing' recycling rate

Scrutiny Panel will discuss options later this week

Watch: Snow forecast for higher ground around Huddersfield

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and here's a visualisation video showing you what to expect until 2pm Monday

Pictures: Choirs come together for Mrs Sunderland grand finale

And seven-year-old Madeleine North celebrates 14 appearances at the music festival

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Five people injured as firefighters tackle three house fires in three days

Family climb onto bay window roof as fire traps them upstairs

Super-fit lorry driver Nigel Todd ready to represent team GB

The 50-year-old dad has been selected for the GB squad at the duathlon European Championships in Spain

Man critical after assault outside Club Mission in Leeds city centre

Police appealing for witnesses to the 3.30am incident on Sunday

Huddersfield family climb onto bay window roof as fire traps them upstairs

Six firefighters enter house filled with toxic smoke to fight the flames

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Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent