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

The jewellery stolen from the Wooldale pensioner in the robbery

Widow, 86, has wedding ring stolen after attack by knifeman in her own home

The frail pensioner was attacked by a knifeman who burst into her Wooldale home and stole valuable jewellery

Club crests of Leeds United and Cardiff City

Leeds United and Cardiff City top football banning orders table for Championship

The latest banning order for Huddersfield Town fans brings the total for the Terriers to 34 - full list for Premier League and Football League here

The VW Golf GTi stolen from Birchencliffe

Car thief rang Birchencliffe doorbell, got no answer so stole car

Police believe the crook rang the doorbell four times - but the householder was in the shower at the time

Kay and John Horsman in happier times

Huddersfield's Good Samaritans traced after Examiner appeal

Grieving couple to say "Thanks" to women who helped them beat train chaos

Jailed for sex crimes - Prince Zinto

Birkby man Prince Zinto jailed for sex crimes against 15-year-old girl

33-year-old man told girl he was 21

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons

Kirklees Council tax bills could rise by £25 to pay for social care

Chancellor George Osborne confirms care precept in Spending Review

Stephon Mills jailed for pulling gun on Huddersfield Carnival revellers outside Revolution bar

The 26-year-old took an imitation gun from his trousers and waved it in the air

James Machon attacked girlfriend during meal at Huddersfield restaurant

Court issues banning order after disruptive night out

Teenager denies murder of Sean Annandale in Golcar in August

Youth and 23-year-old Shervin Soltani appear in Leeds Crown Court

First bus drivers in Huddersfield plan 24-hour strike

Services likely to be badly hit if action goes ahead


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