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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.

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Pedal For Pounds cyclists on last leg back to Huddersfield

Liverpool send-off for charity riders

There have been reports of election fraud in Kirklees

Calderdale Election Results 2016: Final results are all in

Voters leave council in state of 'no overall control'

Kirklees Election Results 2016: Final results are all in

No single party in overall control of council

West Yorkshire Police find dangerous knife dumped in woodland

"Please hand them over to us" is police plea

Moors Murderers: Neighbours to the former house of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in Wardle Brook Avenue once reported the sounds of children crying, months after the pair of killers had been sentenced to imprisonment

Moors Murders: 50 years since Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were convicted over child killings

Brady is still behind bars whilst his lover Hindley died in prison in 2002

Who dumped stinking waste in Flockton? Plea to help find the Flockton fly-tippers

Council want help to track down van driver

Transit of Mercury: Watch out for the amazing spectacle in the skies above Huddersfield on Monday

Astronomers are getting ready for a major sky-gazing event

Neiley Races 2016: More than 1,000 pupils line-up for a run in the sun

Growing success of the annual races prove a big hit in Honley

Mum of murdered soldier Lee Rigby talks of "constant pain" during the three years since his death

Lyn Rigby, 49, says still still struggles with her loss and calls for more support for bereaved families

People head to the polls to choose new Kirklees Council

Quiet start on the election front


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