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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.

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The 'Banksy' of poetry? Listen to the mysterious poem being posted to Huddersfield hair salons

Hand-written ditties sent to Supercuts and Headquarters by 'Mark Jones', dubbed the 'Banksy of poetry'

A driver had to be cut free from his white BMW after a collision with an unmarked police BMW vehicle (left) in Manchester Road, Thornton Lodge.

Passenger in Thornton Lodge smash describes moment police BMW hit car at 'full speed'

Driver in hospital after being cut free by firefighters in Manchester road smash

Driver cut free from car after smash with unmarked police BMW in Thornton Lodge

Emergency services closed road for two hours after crash drama

Marstons Chicken Shop raises £2k for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with lip-smacking offer

Special £1 chicken deal proves impossible to resist

The scene of the fire in Malvern Street updated

Firefighters tackle house fire at Malvern Road in Newsome

Fire could have been smouldering for several hours

Radio 2 star Jeremy Vine stirs up Twitter debate... about Huddersfield burger joint Wimpy

Forget the EU referendum British public vote with their bellies

Retired Huddersfield DJ Steve Lockwood is a self-confessed Bob Dylan 'obsessive'

Steve lands role as Dylanologist on South African radio station

A pile of pig muck dropped in Wakefield Road, Dewsbury, caused a stink in rush hour

Yorkshire Water admits stinking waste which partially closed a Dewsbury road WASN'T pig muck...

Driver of lorry pressed wrong button and deposited sewage at traffic lights

Driving instructors Pete Tiernan and Nigel Deans launch Forget Me Not Stadium Trip

Fundraising drive aims to raise £10k for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice


Horse-rider badly hurt in freak accident tells of strain on services at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Slaithwaite mum-of-two Carol Thomas had surgery on broken leg cancelled THREE times


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