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.

Bin going crazy over rubbish? Kirklees Council answers five most asked questions over bin collections

If you think you're due a Council Tax refund - don't bank on it!

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Bin going crazy over rubbish? Kirklees Council answers five most asked questions over bin collections

If you think you're due a Council Tax refund - don't bank on it!

School Places Row 2: Four-year-old Joshua Fletcher denied place at Norristhorpe School because parents' application was three DAYS too late

Youngster upset he can't join brothers at school he can see from back garden

School Places Row 1: Single dad John Peters battles to get children into Mirfield Free Grammar, the school nearest his home

Popular Mirfield Free Grammar already full for September

Restaurant Review: The Pear Tree in Mirfield

Dining out brought back memories of Crete

Council approves plan for development in Grimescar Valley

Campaigners 'disgusted' as councillors approve plan for 190 homes in Grimescar Valley

Developers win backing to build in Huddersfield beauty spot after campaigners' pleas to save valley

Mirfield housing plans shelved at 11th hour

Developer's decision greeted with caution by campaigners

Councillors debate threat to libraries in Kirklees

Councillors have debated how to slash £1.85m from Kirklees’ libraries budget

Gary Flowers spent £1,500 on a highly-visible protest campaign against the 8ft fence next door to his home in Wakefield Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury.

Off the fence! Council planners reject 8ft fence in Dewsbury - after eight month wait

Gary Flowers wins his costly - and bizarre - planning battle with Kirklees Council\n220715fence

Crazy Deportivo de la Coruna fan Stuart Hardcastle gears up for friendly clash at Huddersfield Town

Stuart once splashed out £1,000 to go to a game

Students from Kirklees College help smarten up AFC Emley's Welfare Ground for new season

Trainees from Dewsbury Construction Academy give football club a boost on eve of campaign

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