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.

Abigail Harris, 12, of Dewsbury, who was killed in a road accident on Gran Canaria

Family of 12-year-old Abigail Harris mown down in Gran Canaria in 2010 still don't know if justice was done

Tragedy struck on family holiday

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Abigail Harris, 12, of Dewsbury, who was killed in a road accident on Gran Canaria

Family of 12-year-old Abigail Harris mown down in Gran Canaria in 2010 still don't know if justice was done

Tragedy struck on family holiday

Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell with Westminster Dog of the Year winner Cosmo (left) and pal George.

Puppy love! Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell's cute fox terrier Cosmo is Westminster Dog of the Year

Pup and owner Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell top paw-blic vote

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Netherton mum-of-two even mucks up microwave meals and is now in contest for Britain's worst cook

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

'No winners' as driver Michael Gledhill told he faces jail

John Radford

Driver Michael Gledhill warned to expect jail after collision which left John Radford with severe brain damage

Judge adjourns sentence until November

John Radford

Holmfirth driver Michael Gledhill found guilty of dangerous driving after smash left cyclist John Radford with serious brain injuries

A driver has been found guilty of dangerous driving in a smash which left cyclist John Radford with terrible brain damage.

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley

Mum walking child to school finds man's body hanging from tree in Track Road, Batley

Police called as parents and children make way to school

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Simon Reevell MP's dog Cosmo

Aaaw! Cute pup Cosmo, owned by Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell, aims to be Parliament's top dog

Simon and fox terrier hope to succeed in dog-eat-dog world of politics

Ida Hardwick, 93, receives thanks for 20 years of fundraising efforts at Savile Court in Ravensthorpe

Mayor of Kirklees Clr Ken Smith pays tribute

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