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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Doctor Who fans Sue and Neil Perryman

North East couple's love of Doctor Who inspires new book

A North East couple have landed a book deal after watching a marathon 697 episodes of Doctor Who during the past two and a half years

David Reynolds (left) and Les Farthing at the Field of Remembrance at Saltwell Park, Gateshead

Field of Remembrance returns to Saltwell Park in Gateshead

Saltwell Park in Gateshead will become a moving tribute to those servicemen and women who have lost their lives fighting for their country

Chris Keates, the General Secretary of NASUWT

Strike to close hundreds of North East schools

Teachers across the region will leave the classroom for a march in Durham today in a protest at pay and pensions

A group of pensioners in Gateshead have been given chickens to raise as part of HenPower project

North East hen scheme praised for helping pensioners

A group of Gateshead residents are being asked to  spread the word about their feathery friends

Nursery nurse Kayleigh Douglas spends time with patient Karen, 9 from Newcastle

North East Bubble Foundation helps sick children to play

With play helping children recover from treatment funding from newcastle-based foundation is vital for patients and their families

Kenny Atkinson

Celebrity chef announces name of Newcastle restaurant

The hotly-anticipated new restaurant of double Michelin-starred chef Kenny Atkinson will be known as House of Tides

Lyne and John Pittiglio, from Washington, who have won £181,055 on the Lottery

Washington couple scoop six-figure sum on Lotto

A mum-of-three who helps hundreds of people lose pounds has pocketed a small fortune on the lottery

The great spotted woodpecker in a garden in North Shields

Woodpecker with unusual plumage spotted in Tyneside

The Great Spotted Woodpecker has been  sporting a different look on trips to  Ken Johnson's garden in North Shields

North East firefighters go on strike

Firefighters hope their first strike could spark a Government rethink on what they say are “ludicrous” plans to make them work until 60

The Lord Hinton 1986, part of a new six-stamp collection from Royal Mail

North East ship honoured by Royal Mail stamp

A Merchant Navy ship which transported coals from Newcastle during WW2 is being  honoured on a new Royal Mail stamp

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