Francesca Craggs

Francesca Craggs

Francesca Craggs is a reporter with Business & Commercial Unit. Previously she worked for the features team specialising in fashion. Francesca has been with us since 1998.

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Bolam Hall Cottage, Bolam, near Morpeth

Property gallery: Northumberland home has space for family inside and out

The current owners of Bolam Hall Cottage fell in love with it at first sight and it's easy to see why

Janet and George Proud of Riding Mill

Property gallery: Riding Mill family home sits in beautiful grounds

With five bedrooms and beautifully maintained gardens, this home built in 1923 is perfect for a family

2Lt Hayleigh Dent, County Shooting Officer with Durham ACF advertorial

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A role in the Army Cadet Force is an opportunity to learn new skills and enhance your CV. And you don't even have to give up the day job - sponsored feature

The Parkinson family at their home in High Westwood near Hamsterley Mill

Property gallery: Former school near Hamsterley Mill is living history

Set in a rural location, this former Victorian School retains many original features and is within easy reach of Durham, Newcastle, and Hexham

Aileen Brewis and her property, 4 The Granaries in Offerton Village near the Penshaw Monument

Property gallery: Penshaw barn conversion offers the best of both worlds

Located in a wonderful countryside setting, this four-bedroom barn conversion is perfect for those that love the outdoors

Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

From cosy Christmases around the fire to an “outstanding” wedding, Thirston House has provided the perfect setting for the Reed family

Libby and Nigel Oldham at their home in Stocksfield

Property gallery: Stocksfield home is where the heart is

This stunning stone-built property in Stocksfield, Northumberland is the perfect family home

Kathryn Dishman, Director at KD Communications

North East conference aims to promote women in business

As International Women’s Day fast approaches, some of the leading North East business leaders share their expertise

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

Finding the perfect plot has provided the opportunity for Helen and Patrick Gavin to create their perfect family home

The home of Shameem and Marianne Ibraham, in North Shields

Stunning property pictures: North Shields family home is strictly stylish

This mid-terrace Victorian property was once a dance studio, but has been home to its current owners for the past 11 years


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