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.

Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

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Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

The former college on fire

Smoke billowed across Huddersfield ring road after small fire

It prompted numerous calls to West Yorkshire Fire’s control centre

Emley Fundraisers call it a day after drumming up £50,000

They will be missed say supporters

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High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

Bosses are advising people not to just turn up after disappointed families found the the fun pool full at Huddersfield's new £36m facility

Huddersfield Sports Centre, Southgate, Huddersfield.

Tesco buys itself out of deal for Huddersfield town centre land

Kirklees Council is getting lump sum and land back in Tesco deal

Man, 23, sexually assaulted in Heckmondwike

Kirklees police need help tracing male suspect following alleyway attack

Facebook appeal leads to Bank Holiday clear up of 20-plus bags of rubbish from Holme Moss

Residents took action after noticing how much rubbish had been left behind at the beauty spot

Huddersfield fashion student lands dream placement with fashion giant Topshop

Design Assistant job for Jessica Herndlhofer after impressing British Fashion Council with her designs

Who will take control of Calderdale Council?

Party with most councillors is promising change - but will opposition block them?

Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

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