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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Michael Fassbender

Hollywood stars filming Macbeth at Bamburgh Castle

Oscar-nominated Michael Fassbender and actress Marion Cotillard are filming new film Macbeth at Bamburgh Castle

Donna Sansom of the Barbour Academy shows students how to use sewing machines

Barbour Academy launches apprenticeship scheme

For the first time, the Barbour Academy is looking to recruit eight apprentices teaching them not only sewing skills but also numeracy and literacy on a year-long scheme

Jo Milne

Gateshead woman may hear for the first time after surgery

Born deaf and now registered blind, inspirational Joanne Milne is hours away from surgery which could allow her to hear music for the first time

Police forensics officers at the scene in Benton where the bodies of Clara Patterson and Ray Patterson were found

Man arrested over death of grandmother and father in Benton

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man and charged him with murder after the bodies of his grandmother and father were found in a Benton house

Sarah Nixon's husband Chris Nixon, Sarah's mum Elsie Brown and Sarah's brother Alastair Brown

Family of Sarah Nixon raise more than £100,000 in her memory

A signed and framed Skyfall print bought for £16,000 helped raise over £100,000 for Cancer Research UK in memory of Sarah Nixon

Cancer survivor Brenda Dawes from Bishop Auckland, County Durham

County Durham pensioner backs cancer campaign launched today

Cancer survivor Brenda Dawes is backing a campaign which reveals nine out of 10 people in the North East are unaware of the link heartburn has to cancer

Durham City bus station on North Road, Durham

£5m could be allocated for redevelopment of Durham bus station and North Road

Proposals for the funding have been included in the council's budget report to be agreed next week

Sarah Nixon, who died from cancer just weeks after the birth of her third child

Silent auction to raise cash in memory of North mum Sarah Nixon

The silent auction in memory of mum-of-three Sarah Nixon has now opened to the public to raise cash for Cancer Research UK

Dame Allan's students Fiona Mansfield and Rafchana Khanam with the regional head chefs from Sir John Fitgerald

Sir John Fitzgerald chef school training a top class team

Sir John Fitzgerald chain has six Great Food Pubs across the region and are looking for the next generation of chefs

Guy Sykes of Berwick who is to appear on TV show Supersize v Superskinny

Student's weight battle highlighted in Supersize vs Superskinny TV show

At 6ft and less than 9 stone Guy Sykes was underweight

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