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.

Obituary: Huddersfield teacher and golfer Seamus McMahon

Man spent 27 years as school's deputy head

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Obituary: Huddersfield teacher and golfer Seamus McMahon

Man spent 27 years as school's deputy head

Restaurant Review: The Bridge Brasserie and Brewery

Good food in excellent surroundings

Huddersfield magician Michael Jordan back on stage in home town

LBT show for husband and wife team

Tiny worms could hold key to slowing down the effects of ageing

New study by University of Huddersfield research team also aimed at helping tackle kidney disease

The Sikh Temple in Springwood

Police make arrests after Huddersfield Sikh Temple fracas

Officers step up patrols after disturbance which led to two arrests and one assault charge

Interactive: Compare GP surgeries near you as patients' ratings of local practices are revealed

We've used the opinions of thousands of patients to bring you our guide to how GP surgeries are rated by their users

Fifty volunteer to help save Holmfirth Library

New "Friends" group on the cards after public meeting

Benefits cheat Julie Joyce stole £36,000

Woman who defrauded system escapes prison after judge recognises her charity work

Shama Restaurant in hot water over ‘Lamb Rogan Josh’ curry made with beef

Warning of crackdown by consumer watchdogs

Mount Pleasant Primary School in Lockwood invites mums in for lessons

Maths challenge for parents in fun day


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