Dan Warburton

Dan Warburton

Dan Warburton is our chief reporter and has been with us since 2008.

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Northumbria Sport Foundation 24h Netball at Northumbria University, Sport Central

Schools and universities across the North East handed nearly £1m in sports

Northumbria University is among a handful of schools and institutions to be dealt a funding boost

Freddy Shepherd and Bruce Shepherd at Shepherd Offshore's Neptune Yard

Construction of £7m Newcastle research centre to begin today

Baroness Stowell will visit a string of North East business ventures and turn the first soil on a world-leading subsea research centre in Newcastle

An area close to whre the new homes could be built in Hexham

Developer's bid to build homes on greenbelt land in heart of Hexham

Hexham Golf Club and Tynedale Athletic Association revealed they had sold a strip of 'unused land' to a Teesside building firm

Emergency services at the scene after two buses carrying schoolchildren collided in Oxhill, near Stanley

North MP calls for tougher seat belt laws following Stanley horror smash

Durham North West MP Pat Glass has called for tougher laws on seat belts after two school buses collided yesterday morning in Stanley

Police at the scene near Coldstream

Investigation continues into fatal rally crash in the Borders

Supt Phil O'Kane said a special operation had been carried out to "forensically and sympathetically removed the deceased" from the scene

Watchdog steps in to slash bills for Northumbrian Water customers

Ofwat have told Northumbrian Water they must reduce bills by 2% below inflation.

Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury

Church leaders 'could lose up to £9m in their bid to sell off stake in Wonga'

The Church Commissioners claim the Church of England may not be able to sell the investment for "some considerable time".

Almost a million adults and children received emergency supplies from food banks in the past year

Warning over child poverty in region as more than a quarter of families skip meals

A charity claims one quarter of families have to skip meals as the level of child poverty was set to rocket

Coun Nick Forbes, leader Newcastle City Council

Pressure on city leaders in Stephenson Quarter illegal workers probe

Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes will hold urgent talks about the Stephenson Quarter incident

Dave Atkinson from Plasrec LTD Shildon Co Durham

Laundry boss claims a delay in building a new prison have cost him his livelihood

Dave Atkinson left with soaring debts after losing a contract with ferry company P&O which saw prisoners subcontracted to carry out laundry

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