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.

All Stories

Dalton Grange saved from demolition

But Syngenta set to call time on historic building's use as a wedding venue

Football ombudsman set to rule on Huddersfield Town compensation 'within days'

Town fans refuse to give up £50k battle over abandonment at Blackpool

Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Kirklees Council criticised for consulting public AFTER taking decision to close Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Local Government Ombudsman slams Cabinet actions after complaint

Northern Powergrid

Golcar power cuts cause frustration for villagers

Residents express anger following series of night-time power cuts

Stephen Parr believes pet dog had been victim of deliberate poisoning at Blackmoorfoot Reservoir

Tests back on Spud the terrier who died after eating contaminated food

Dewsbury couple win £270k at Mecca Bingo

Whole club celebrates big win in National Bingo Game

350 people are currently being treated for HIV in Kirklees - but health bosses want more people to be tested

Kirklees Council urges those at risk to take free and fast HIV test in run up to World Aids Day

Tributes to respected Mirfield cricketer and Huddersfield Town fan Andy Bolt who has died aged 56

Andy's proudest moment was playing first team cricket with son - and daughter

Residents call on Yorkshire Water to solve Mirfield flooding problem once and for all

People in The Knowl say water spurts out of manhole cover every time there's heavy rain

The white bike in New Mill and John Radford (inset)

Family of John Radford speak after Michael Gledhill admitted causing death by dangerous driving

Gledhill faces jail after admitting causing death of cyclist by dangerous driving


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent