Brian Daniel

Brian Daniel

Brian Daniel is our north Northumberland reporter, covering Alnwick and Newbiggin. He has been with us since 2007.

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Seahouses Middle School

Schools in the North East receive £17m extra government funding

Schools in the North East are to receive £17m extra from the government as part of efforts to address funding inequalities

Hexham signs

Totem sign bid at Hexham facing opposition

Plans for a totem sign at Hexham are facing opposition amid fears it will detract from the town's conservation area and listed buildings

Don Brownlow at the Duddo Stone Circle

Minister will decide Northumberland Duddo stone circle turbine bid

A government minister is to decide a bid for a wind turbine close to the Duddo stone circle in Northumberland

Crowds enjoy Enchanted Parks Saltwell Park Gateshead

Families descend on Saltwell Park in Gateshead for opening of arts adventure

Families descended on Gateshead's Saltwell Park for the opening of annual arts adventure Enchanted Parks

The Barn at Beal, an attraction created by Rodney Smith

Barn at Beal facing refusal of signs bid a third time

The Barn at Beal visitor attraction in Northumberland is facing refusal of a bid for signs for a third time

Bill Short

Wind turbine noise review given cautious welcome in Northumberland

A government commissioned review of noise from wind turbines has been given a guarded welcome in Northumberland

Berwick’s Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Julie Pörksen

Northumberland students having to stand on buses, would be MP claims

Would be Lib Dem MP for Berwick Julie Pörksen has claimed Northumberland County Council's rules on post 16 transport cause problems

Haughton Castle owner Anthony Braithwaite and Rachel Sparks from the Forestry Commission on the castle estate

Parliamentary candidate from Hexham questions MP over Humshaugh homes bid

Hexham Labour parliamentary candidate Liam Carr has questioned MP Conservative Guy Opperman's apparent silence on a homes bid at Humshaugh

Members of the One Voice for Warkworth action group

Warkworth residents form action group amid overdevelopment fears

Residents at Warkworth have formed an action group amid fears over the level of housing development being proposed there

Shaws Field, in Hexham

Victory for greenbelt campaigners at Hexham - but only until 2031

Greenbelt campaigners at Hexham are celebrating a victory amid proposals to preserve a site's protected status - but only until 2031

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