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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.

All Stories

Football coaching courses with ex-Town striker in Golcar

Former Huddersfield Town striker John McAliskey is to pass on his skills to a new generation

Peter McCann to step down as principal of Kirklees College

He talks of immense pride in the college progress

The final clearing work at the former Huddersfield sports centre site

Nothing but rubble: Final stages for Huddersfield Sports Centre demolition

Massive site off Southgate now being levelled

Bright blue skies above Lockwood Viaduct - yet still no sign of a real summer

Huddersfield weather: We might have to wait until August for a proper summer

It may be August before we enjoy hot dry days

Friends rally round Dalton mum after house blaze

"I can't thank them enough" says Selina Clayton

BREXIT: The Hokey-Cokey EU voters in Kirklees who wanted both In and Out

Dozens of papers spoiled by confused constituents

Huddersfield Art Gallery, top left, Tolson Museum, Dewsbury Museum and Red House Museum

Anger and dismay at Kirklees plans to shut museums

Three-week consultatiion starts into shutdown plans

Huddersfield family in holy city of Medina hit by suicide bomb blast

Terror at religious ceremony

Hunter Group abandon Huddersfield site leaving HUGE mountain of rubbish

Enforcement officers try to track down owners

Woman jailed after stealing £50,000 from Subway store in Birstall where she was a manager

Huddersfield woman jailed for stealing £50,000 from Subway

Emmaline Pearce pocketed the cash over two-year period


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