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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A re-enactment of the Battle of Flodden

Battle of Flodden remembered 500 years on

Yesterday, exactly 500 years later, the Battle of Flodden between the two armies was remembered in a spirit of reconciliation

Paul Rose

Expert warns of plastic getting into the food chain on visit to the North East

One of the world's leading divers and conservation experts has visited the North East to warn about discarded plastic getting into the human food chain

Durham Prison, on the edge of the city

Durham Prison one of the worst for cell-sharing

Durham Prison has been named as one of the worst jails in the country for overcrowding

The City of Newcastle Pipe Band

Newcastle pipers blow Scots away at contest

A Newcastle pipe band blew the Scots away at the weekend by winning a major competition North of the border

Ex-postmaster Tom Brown of South Stanley

Kenton postmaster welcomes arbitration scheme

A former subpostmaster who ran the Post Office in North Kenton has welcomed mediation plans for complaints about computer system glitches

Filming of the Cullercoats Fishlass at Cullercoats Bay

Young Tyneside film-makers celebrate fishlasses

150 youngsters have taken a story written by themselves and turned it into a an educational film to be used in schools

A piece of skin being taken for DNA skin cancer screening

Dramatic rise in survivors of skin cancer

Cancer Research UK has revealed that research has helped raise the number of people surviving being diagnosed with skin cancer

Jon Radgick

New lease of life for Rothbury classic car enterprise

It's not often a new business dares to think about celebrating a centenary but that's what Jon Radgick, owner of the Old Motor House in Rothbury is doing

Norman Watson is chairman of Slaley Community Assets Ltd

Community schemes are paying dividends in the North East

At a time when the economic climate is claiming the scalps of traditional companies, the UK economy’s success story lies in co-operative businesses sector

Kevin Anderson with Kinesio products

Surge in demand for Kinesio’s medical tape

North Tyneside success story Kinesio Taping anticipates a turnover of £1m in the current financial year

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