Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood is an award-winning reporter specialising in stories from County Durham. She has been with us since 2007.

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Joanne Milne underwent an operation to have a double cochlear implant fitted so she could hear

Joanne Milne attends first concert since hearing operation

Inspirational Joanne Milne was among friends as she went to her first concert since the successful operation to change her life

Joanne Milne on the ITV show This Morning

Song For Jo campaign launched for Gateshead's Joanne Milne

The 39-year-old's operation to hear has attracted international attention and now Joanne Milne is spearheading a campaign to raise awareness

Artist impression of new build sheltered housing scheme at Crummock Court in Howdon

£330m scheme for North Tyneside brings 500 jobs and 924 new homes

A project in North Tyneside will focus on bringing improved housing to older people and see 900 new homes built

Jo Milne updated

Inspirational Gateshead woman Joanne Milne hears music for the first time

Friends of inspirational Gateshead woman Joanne Milne have captured the moment she heard music for the first time

Nick Talbot who will attempt to climb Everest next month

Climber with Cystic Fibrosis to take on Mount Everest to raise vital research funds

38-year-old Nick Talbot will start his two month challenge to climb Mount Everest to raise vital funding for research into Cystic Fibrosis

Mark Bushnell, deputy head teacher at Durham School

Extensive searches but still no sign of missing teacher Mark Bushnell

Extensive searches of woodland where North East teacher Mark Bushnell was last seen have failed to bring any vital clue to his whereabouts

The launch of the Northumberland Residents' Festival at White House Farm in Morpeth

Festival giving Northumberland cut-price family fun is back

Feeding the lambs, meeting the meerkats or handling the hairless rats are just some of the attractions on offer as the popular Residents’ Festival returns this month bigger than ever

St Oswald's Red Carpet Ball at the Hilton, Gateshead

Hollywood themed night raises £65,000 for St Oswald's Hospice

A touch of vintage glamour was brought to Tyneside at the weekend in St Oswald's Red Carpet Ball

Benjamin Alexander from Newcastle, who starred in Macbeth alongside Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender

Schoolboy Benjamin Alexander training to be real life Billy Elliott

The 10-year-old was on set filming with Oscar-nominated actor Michael Fassbender in Bamburgh

Simonside House in Heaton, Newcastle, celebrates receiving £100,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery. Chief executive of Depaul UK Martin Houghton-Brown, centre, with People’s Postcode Lottery Ambassador Judie McCourt, far left, with some of the teenagers being helped

Homelessness 'is an issue' in North East says charity Depaul

Depaul helps around a thousand young people in the North East each year find somewhere safe to stay

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