Katie Davies

Katie Davies

Katie Davies is our chief reporter and she has been with us since 2009.

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Mark Bushnell, deputy head teacher at Durham School

Deputy head of Durham School reported missing

Concerns are growing after deputy headteacher Mark Bushnell was reported missing from his home yesterday

Celebrities outside the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead

North East celebrities bring a touch of Hollywood to Tyneside

A host of North East celebrities are preparing for the glittering St Oswald’s Hospice Red Carpet Ball

Houses for sale

More affordable homes put up for sale in the North East

The number of affordable homes on the market in the North East have risen, according to research

Snowy weather near Rothbury, Northumberland

Weather warnings in place as wind and snow hits the region

Weather warnings are in place as freezing temperatures and snow continue to hit the region

Stephen Bell from the Cyrenians Newcastle

Tyneside's Changing Lives charity awarded £5m grant to help vulnerable people

More than £5m has been awarded to Tyneside’s Changing Lives to support vulnerable people in the North East

Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical

Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical, Theatre Royal

Jason Donovan and co. deliver a fun night out at the Theatre Royal with the stage version of Australian comedy-drama film Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Search to find missing Gateshead grandfather Michael Mawson continues

Specialist search teams are assisting detectives in their investigation to locate missing Chopwell grandfather Michael Mawson

Police at the scene on Whickham Highway after the incident

15-year-old girl knocked down on busy Gateshead road

A schoolgirl was yesterday knocked down on Whickham Highway, Gateshead, opposite Dunston Hill Hospital

Carole Whitfield changed her life by making healthy food choices

Former Burnopfield pastry chef cooking up a slimming storm

Former pastry chef Carole Whitfield is half the woman she used to be and is encouraging others to take the healthy option

Holly Jones in her garden that was created by gardeners Phil and Daniel Straughan

Heart patient's special garden could be cut by a third by housing group

Little Holly Jones' special garden could be scrapped under new plans to improve homes in the area by Bernicia Group

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