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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North East people among most likely to suffer sleep disorder

A study has found that people living in Northumberland and South Tyneside are among the most likely in the UK to suffer a sleep disorder

Jim Merrington with his 1926 Delage car

Car maker gets recognition thanks to Durham vintage car fan

Celebrations marking the achievements of Louis Janior are being staged in France thanks to 70-year-old Jim Merrington

Lindisfarne Gospels exhibition at Durham University

Time running out to view Lindisfarne Gospels before they leave Durham

People are being urged to join the 90,000 visitors to the manuscript in  Palace Green, Durham, before the exhibition closes at the end of this month

Durham Cathederal from the roof of Durham Castle

Five year plan revealed to make Durham 'world class'

Plans to bring thousands of jobs to the city by 2018 will go before the council

A re-enactment of the Battle of Flodden

How the Battle of Flodden changed British history

Five hundred years ago a Northumberland field was the stage for one of the country’s bloodiest ever battles which changed the course of history

Youngsters enjoy Science festival activities at Gateshead Library

British Science Festival creating a little piece of magic in the North East

The hugely popular British Science Festival has this year made Newcastle its host, bringing with it a wealth of unusual experiments, talks and guest speakers

Hundreds took part in the North East Pretty Muddy challenge

Hundreds of women take part in North East Pretty Muddy challenge

Caked in mud and not caring, hundreds of women conquered the first ever North East Pretty Muddy challenge to fight cancer

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles

Controversial home plans for North Tyneside given the go ahead

Hundreds of executive homes can be built on previously 'safeguarded' land after a lapse in council planning

Beamish engagement officer Michelle Ball with Ellen, a resident at Appletree Grange in Birtley

North East museums nostalgia sessions help dementia sufferers

Projects being run by Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums are leading the way in helping dementia sufferers researchers have revealed

The Norse Challenge was due to take place at Druridge Bay

Northumberland's Norse Challenge cancelled for a second time

An event billed as Northumberland’s first 10k obstacle race will not even get out of the starting blocks after organisers called it for the second time

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