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.

Leeds Crown Court

Fartown's Kyle Baptiste jailed for attack on girlfriend's mum that left her in plaster

Kyle Baptiste was already under a suspended jail term for other offences when his temper erupted on June 8

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Leeds Crown Court

Fartown's Kyle Baptiste jailed for attack on girlfriend's mum that left her in plaster

Kyle Baptiste was already under a suspended jail term for other offences when his temper erupted on June 8

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Slaithwaite's Jamie Spencer stole to fund secret gambling addiction, court hears

Spencer pocketed £400 he was meant to use to provide a controller for underfloor heating

Michael Sierotko

'YouTube gunmaker' Michael Sierotko jailed for 9 years after weapon was used in Holmfirth shooting

Nine years in jail for man who made home-made gun

Yorkshire flag

What will change for Yorkshire after Scotland referendum vote?

“Those at Westminster have to listen to the arguments and will have to devolve more power. It will be a question of the MPs being like turkeys and voting for Christmas; things have to change” says expert

Premier League footballer Delroy Facey who has appeared in court after being charged over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy updated

Former Huddersfield Town player Delroy Facey in court over match-fixing allegations

Case is adjourned to October

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Woman badly hurt in hit-and-run near Greenhead Park on Friday morning

She was taken to hospital with serious facial injuries after the incident this morning in Gledholt

The Akita puppy, found dumped at Ripponden

RSPCA hunt cruel dog-owners who dumped badly-injured puppy

Dog had to be put down because of injuries

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Fire chiefs get tough over false alarm calls

Fines handed out for false 999 alarms - hospital trust found to be worst offender

A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

Collector believed to have paid record price

Minnie the dog

The dog with the thorn in its side - Minnie the Springer Spaniel saved after inhaling three-inch shoot

Dog's life threatened by huge thorn

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