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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 Yorkshire Air Ambulance takes off from Stotts Coaches yard in Milnsbridge

Man airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in neck in Milnsbridge

Police launch investigation after victim found covered in blood

Going out this weekend? Take a brolly and a cardigan!

Weather outlook unsettled and windy into next week

Social media to thank for superb meal at the Woolpack Country Inn at Whitley

Scallops starter really had the 'wow' factor

The overturned Vauxhall Corsa which smashed into a parked Renault Megane

Watch as driver overturns car in freak smash on 'danger' road in Mirfield

Mark Hanson warns motorists to be aware of dangers of narrow Wellhouse Lane

Jasem Saeed cleared of making threats to kill staff of Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff

Iraqi man claims his outburst in MP's office was 'misunderstood'

Countdown to the end of an era as Batley Frontier club closes for the last time

Up to 2,000 clubbers expected to say goodbye to iconic former Batley Variety Club

Take a tour of Costa del Derek, a tropical oasis in the heart of Mirfield

Derek Highe is known for his Christmas lights but his back garden is a summer delight

Jasem Saeed in court over threats to kill 29 students at Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff's office if he didn't get a passport

Saeed said he would get a rifle with 30 rounds and shoot 29 students and then himself

Police would like to identify the man pictured in the attached images after he was caught on camera trespassing on the tracks near Horbury signal box in Wakefield at around 1.15pm on Tuesday 9 July

Watch 'thrillseeking' youngsters trespassing on railways

British Transport Police warns playing on rail tracks is 'no game'

Jason Edwards of Deighton, who has the names of all 96 Hillsborough victims tattooed on his back.

Liverpool FC fan gets final name inked in tribute to Hillsborough victims - see the finished tattoo

Deighton dad-of-two has names of the 96 tattooed on his back


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