Neil Atkinson

Neil Atkinson

Started journalistic career at Colne Valley Guardian in 1972 as a trainee and moved to the Examiner in 1975.Spent 14 years as crime reporter before becoming News Editor 18 years ago. Highlights of career included coverage of the Yorkshire Ripper trial at the Old Bailey.

Tammy Friend stole from shop - to pay for IVF

Court hears 'good worker' took money in a bid to persuade her husband they could afford more fertility treatment

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Tammy Friend stole from shop - to pay for IVF

Court hears 'good worker' took money in a bid to persuade her husband they could afford more fertility treatment

Huddersfield swelters on hottest July day on record

Weather experts recorded the warmest ever July day as the mercury hit 31.4C - just under 90F

Sheepridge man Paul Webster jailed after attack on mother and teenage daughter

The 34-year-old grabbed the mother by her hair and hit her daughter in the face before returning to terrorise the girl further

New jobs as Kingsgate's House of Fraser plans major makeover

New departments planned for Kingsgate store

Qari Asim (bottom right) said the community was left in “shock and disbelief” after discovering the suicide bombers were from Yorkshire.

Families of 7/7 bombers still looking for answers

Ten years after atrocity and a community remembers

Pictures: More hot weather for Huddersfield but chance of showers and possibly a storm

Temperature hits 30 degree mark in London by 10.30am

The 7-foot DNA inspired sculpture by Darren Baker has been unveiled in Trafalgar Square

Darren Baker sculpture on show in Trafalgar Square for Cancer Research UK

Art project to raise cash for medical research centre

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

And the mercury is set to climb even further as the hottest day of the year sees us top Nice, Crete and Los Angeles

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

A cremation casket full of ashes among items left by rail passengers

The wooden box joined a 6ft inflatable dinosaur, mobile phones and a photo of Mary Berry in the pile of First TransPennine lost and found

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