Nick Lavigueur

Nick Lavigueur

Nick Lavigueur began his journalism career in 2007 at the now defunct Express & Chronicle series of weekly papers after turning his back on an IT career to retrain as a reporter. He progressed to senior reporter with The Examiner in 2009 and took on the music reporting role later that year. In early 2013 he became Health Reporter.

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Tampons are taxed because they are considered a 'luxury item'

Dewsbury MP celebrates 'tampon tax' u-turn by government

£15m cash from sanitary products to go to women's charities

Kirklees Labour party reveals who will fight 2016 elections

Axed Dewsbury councillor Karen Rowling set to take on Mirfield Tory Martyn Bolt

Standard House, Huddersfield, could be converted into student flats

Huddersfield town centre's Standard House to be turned into student flats

Former home of Standard Fireworks to be transformed into 55 student flats and 'edgy' coffee shop

Councillors argued over the proposed Local Plan

Kirklees Local Plan: Council defends consultation for biggest building plan in Huddersfield for a generation

Independent planning expert joins complaints that documents are hard to understand


Residents complain after late night charity chuggers in Mirfield

Cancer charity Macmillan vows to investigate door step canvassing after 9pm

Restriction blocking sale of Mirfield Community Centre to be reconsidered by Kirklees Council

Scrutiny panel sides with campaigners and orders a re-think

Government is "gambling with public safety" over police cuts, West Yorkshire commissioner says

Mark Burns-Williamson slams threat of 40% budget cuts

Barratt and David Wilson Homes offered just TWO affordable units

Affordable homes policy is "absolutely stupid" councillor says as another firm backtracks on social housing

Barratt homes succeeds at slashing affordable home demand at Golcar site

Lidl seem poised to move from Castlegate to the old Kirklees College site

Lidl confirms bid to move from Castlegate to old Kirklees College site

Members of the public are being invited to see plans for the proposals, dubbed Trinity Central, at a drop-in session next week

Alan Lewis CBE and the land at Crossley Road

17% profit on new housing is not enough says Yorkshire millionaire whose new Dalton development will have no affordable homes

Alan Lewis persuades Kirklees councillors to allow Dalton estate with no affordable homes


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Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent