Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northernmost town in England situated 2½ miles south of the Scottish border. It is on Northumberland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed and was originally founded as an Anglo-Saxon settlement. For over 400 years it was central to the border war between England and Scotland. It is now a traditional market town.
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.