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.

£8m cut to Kirklees Council spending as government grant is revealed

Spend equates to a 2.5% or £48.31 cut for every household in Kirklees

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£8m cut to Kirklees Council spending as government grant is revealed

Spend equates to a 2.5% or £48.31 cut for every household in Kirklees

Huddersfield Town Hall

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting

Kirklees Council greenway review will include cycling, walking and horseriding opportunities

A review of greenways is to take place - to put Kirklees at the front of the queue should future funding be found to develop them

Students' successes celebrated in Kirklees College 'Oscar' awards

Students were praised for their dedicated to learning

Councillors back changes to Lydgate and Longley schools

Lydgate's £4.9m move backed while Longley will become an autism specialist school

Reinwood Junior and Infant Schools

Parent criticised Kirklees Council's 'lapse' which will uproot 30 children in new school plans

Royds Hall to take all 420 new school places, with nothing for Reinwood despite original plans

Kirklees Council Leader-Elect David Sheard.

£12m land and building sell-off backed in Kirklees

But we still don't know which buildings it involves

Rastrick pupils engineer a place in UK science and engineering finals

Rastrick High School pupils will represent Yorkshire in young scientists and engineers competition

Elland boys on guard at Town game

Huddersfield Town welcomed Elland Boys Brigade

A Festive Treat of Words and Music at Honley Library

Event organised by Friends of Honley Library

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