Dan Warburton

Dan Warburton

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

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The Northumberland County Show 2014 at Bywell, Northumberland

More than 23,000 enjoy the delights of the Northumberland County Show

More than 23,000 people are thought to have visited Bywell Hall, in Stocksfield, Northumberland, for the annual Northumberland County Show

Lord Jeremy Beecham

Peer calls for an end to 'considerable disquiet' over court system's future

Leading peer Lord Jeremy Beecham claims the future of courts in the North East remains uncertain

Solicitor Lewis Pearson

Dispute over future of Tyneside court set to rumble on for four years

The future of Newcastle Magistrates' Court remains unclear despite the court service carrying out "urgent maintenance work" on danger cells

Ruth Caisley, from Haltwhistle, with her son William

Mum's legal battle over claims medics failed treat son's infection at birth

Ruth Caisley claims her son suffered brain injuries after doctors in Hexham "missed opportunities" to treat an infection nearly two decades ago

Son of bar tycoon Nigel Vaulkhard reveals desperate fight to save his life

66-year-old Nigel Vaulkhard collapsed during a cycling trip in remote Northumberland last week and later died in hospital

Tributes flood in from across the business spectrum after Nigel Vaulkhard's death

Tycoon's impact on Tyneside bar scene praised by business leaders and competitors.

The Nissan plant in Sunderland updated

Nissan announces plans to cut 365 temporary jobs

Officials at Nissan's Wearside factory today revealed they were reducing the production of two models because of 'market conditions'

North East Ambulance Service Chief Executive Simon Featherstone

North East ambulance chiefs criticised for 'failing to screen more than 125 frontline staff'

A report compiled by the Care Quality Commission found shortfalls in a host of areas within the North East Ambulance Service

Emergency services at the scene in Sunderland where the roof of Hair Philosophy collapsed

Miracle escape as Sunderland hair salon ceiling collapse leaves seven trapped

Witnesses reported seeing stricken customers screaming from window of the Hair Philosophy store in Sunderland

Dominique Dowson, 19 months, with mum Leanne Dodd

Cancer diagnosis delays cost toddler her eye sight believes Hexham mum

19-month-old Dominique Dowson from Hexham had to undergo an operation to remove her eye after she developed cancer


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