Ian Robson

Ian Robson

Ian Robson is a reporter who has been with us since 1978, writing news and features for the Chronicle and Sunday Sun.

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Moya and Keith Burn from Seghill who lost a small fortune on a pub they used to run

Hexham land lady blames pub chain for ending a dream

The former boss of the Coach and Horses says artificially high alcohol prices forced her out

Wooler Hub

Barnard Castle venue honoured by planners at awards ceremony

The Royal Town Planners Institiute in the North East has been handing out gongs

Lego figures fitted with protest banners, by Greenpeace activtists, to save the Arctic from oil drilling

Northumbria University professor speaks on the rise of the ethical consumer

We look at why companies can no longer ignore complaints

Washington Riding Centre Manager Jane Cherry

Washington Riding Centre celebrates its 50th birthday

Nestled in the countryside around Washington is a centre that works miracles every day

The River Tyne at Newcastle

Groups warned after Newcastle Triathlon training exercise breached safety laws

Port of Tyne Authority issued written warnings to three groups who breached safety laws whilst on a training exercise in the River Tyne


Nature wardens to celebrate the life of St Cuthbert with twin beacons

Plans have been announced to mark St Cuthbert's Day by lighting beacons on both sides of the Scottish Border

The Angel of the North with an outstretched baguette representing over a thousand Morrisons price drops

Morrisons apologise to Antony Gormley after using Angel of the North to sell baguettes

Morrisons also admit they did not have the artist’s permission and they had breached his legal rights by the misjudged joke

Newcastle hotel welcomes dogs and finds a home for old Tyne Tees Television signs

Businesswoman Janet Stansfield has transformed a hotel despite not having experience in the trade.

Phil Atkinson, Tom Crossley, Gavin Wye, and Dan Edwards from Virgin Money who are part of a team taking money in a scheme to help young people

Newcastle bankers strive to make life better for young people in company initiative

Staff from Virgin Money in Gosforth, Newcastle, are doing their bit for youngsters by taking on the Virgin Strive Challenge

Junior youth worker John Rudd in the Cafe at Space 2

How Space 2 is giving hope to Newcastle's youngsters

We explore the NE1 and YMCA backed youth club doing amazing things with 13 to 18 year olds in the city


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