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.

Estate agent boards

Hundreds of families take advantage of Help To Buy in Huddersfield and Calderdale to get on property ladder

Since the Help To Buy mortgage guarantee and equity loan scheme was launched in April last year, 316 households have completed purchases

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Estate agent boards

Hundreds of families take advantage of Help To Buy in Huddersfield and Calderdale to get on property ladder

Since the Help To Buy mortgage guarantee and equity loan scheme was launched in April last year, 316 households have completed purchases

Gina Williams in Remember Me

Remember Me? Birkby pensioner Gina Williams revels in BBC1 drama's TV spotlight - aged 81

Dram role for former council worker - plus see our guide to see our guide to exactly where scenes on screen were filmed in Huddersfield

Giants star Luke Robinson and Lauren Barber of Overgate Hospice.

Huddersfield Giants' Luke Robinson pledges support for Elland's Overgate Hospice appeal

Luke, who will be dedicating his light to his Uncle David who sadly passed away five years ago, is keen to raise awareness of the appeal and its value at this special time of year

Jack Darrell Henry

Council tax rebate conman Jack Darrell Henry jailed

He was the man behind a Huddersfield-based business, Council Tax Review, which offered people the chance to get rebates in their council tax bills

Huddersfield Giants star Luke Robinson backs Overgate Hospice appeal

Light Up A Life at Overgate Hospice

Leeds Crown Court

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk partner strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

From the town that brought you the world's biggest Jaffa Cake comes a sweet Christmas treat - that weighs 28lbs

Calderdale getting tougher with the yobs as more action on anti-social behaviour is pledged

Victims of anti-social behaviour in Calderdale have been been given more powers to tackle the problem thanks to the introduction of the Community Trigger

John Anastasi in court after attack on woman

Court told of Dewsbury altercation

NHS

Huddersfield and Calderdale women up to date with smear tests

Good news in cervical screening survey

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