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.

File photo dated 08/02/12 of a pupil at work in a classroom as more children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 28, 2014. But tens of thousands of youngsters are still failing to achieve the expected level in reading, writing and maths. The results of this year's national curriculum tests - known as Sats - show a four percentage point improvement in the proportion of 11-year-olds gaining at least a Level 4 - the standard expected of the age group, in the basics. See PA story EDUCATION Tests. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

More children staying in lessons in Kirklees after crackdown on term-time family holidays

School absence levels drop after change in rules

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File photo dated 08/02/12 of a pupil at work in a classroom as more children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 28, 2014. But tens of thousands of youngsters are still failing to achieve the expected level in reading, writing and maths. The results of this year's national curriculum tests - known as Sats - show a four percentage point improvement in the proportion of 11-year-olds gaining at least a Level 4 - the standard expected of the age group, in the basics. See PA story EDUCATION Tests. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

More children staying in lessons in Kirklees after crackdown on term-time family holidays

School absence levels drop after change in rules

Yorkshire First co-founder Richard Carter to stand in Dewsbury at General Election

Party leader has returned to Yorkshire after six years in Norway

Richard Mallinson who suffered horrific injuries in Causeway Side snow smash fights back to health

Richard wants to thank emergency services and medical staff

Vanessa Brooks quits as artistic director of Huddersfield-based Dark Horse theatre company

Group was still reeling from loss of £100,000 in Arts Council funding

Suspected armed robbery at the Texaco petrol station, Heckmondwike

Police hunt armed raiders who struck at Texaco garage in Heckmondwike

Duo escape with cash on a motorbike

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

Andy Booth, Ray Wilson, Peter Jackson and Mark Lillis tell why club is special to them

The perfect 10! Gearing up for tenth anniversary of Huddersfield Literature Festival

Organisers aim to build on success of this year's event

Kirklees Council

Eight jobs axed as Kirklees Council slashes funding for Kirklees Citizens' Advice Bureau

Chief executive Mark Lacey heads those taking voluntary redundancy

Sir Patrick Stewart backs Huddersfield Town fans' Bradford City fire disaster appeal

Campaigners hope to go viral on social media ahead of 30th anniversary of tragedy

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Calderdale Council vows to complete turnaround of previously 'failing' Children's Services

Latest Ofsted report rates department as "requires improvement"

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