Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw started his career in journalism at his hometown newspaper the Batley News aged 18 in 1986. He moved to the Yorkshire Evening Post before becoming a freelance working for local and national newspapers. He was News Editor and then Editor at the award-winning Press newspaper in Dewsbury before joining the Examiner in October 2012.

Elderly man and daughter treated for effects of smoke after Marsh chip pan blaze

Man left pan on stove to write Christmas cards

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Elderly man and daughter treated for effects of smoke after Marsh chip pan blaze

Man left pan on stove to write Christmas cards

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

Watch our video showing just how full local rivers and canals are

Restaurant review: Trattoria Domenico

Eating out in Christmas party season – when you’re not having a Christmas party – is a bit of a gamble

Three Colne Valley schools join forces as The Heights Federation

Schools keep own identities under one leadership team

Most basic funeral now costs £3,500 in Kirklees and Calderdale

Bereaved families hit as the most basic funeral now costs £3,500

Bradley firm Joseph Furniture Ltd could face fine of up to £20,000 after illegal worker found during Home Office immigration enforcement team raid

Firm could face fine of up to £20,000

By 'eck, it's nuts! Proper Nutty Peanut Butter is made in Dewsbury

Factory churns out thousands of jars a week

Pupils of Ravenshall School, receive Trikes from Streetbikes.
L-R Gill Greaves of Streetwise, Ellie Umpleby,Emma Boyes, Sandie Watson from Streetbikes, Liz McGrath (teacher) Bilaal Shaikh, Darren Ellis and Richard Beaumont of Streetbikes.

Medals presented in memory of John Radford

Youngsters with disabilities have been able to get on bikes for the first time thanks to Huddersfield-based charity Streetbikes

Tamara Smith-Stevely of Upper Hopton and her daughter, Isabelle Firth,4, who has been refused a place at Battyeford Infants School despite her attending nursery there.

Isabelle Firth has been at Battyeford Nursery School for 15 months - but can't move up to infants' school because there are no places

Mum fears for daughter's health

Mirfield campaign group hoping lessons of past won't be forgotten in current Balderstone planning fight

Earlier this year Bellway submitted a planning application for 135 houses on the fields off Hepworth Lane, which, in parts, is a single track road with no pavement


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