Michael Marsh

Michael Marsh

Michael is a news reporter who joined us in July 2014. He is from Gosforth and is a keen sports fan.

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Paul Allman

The battle with disability: Learning to live with your condition

People affected by disabilities open up about how they deal with their conditions and kick-starting their lives again

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

Making Winter Warmer: Inside the North East homeless project's mission

Meet the woman behind the Making Winter Warmer organisation caring for some of the most deprived people in the North East

NCP Car Park on Stowell Street in Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle city centre NCP car park to be closed for five days

Newcastle city centre workers face a battle for car parking spaces when the NCP car park on Stowell Street closes

A video posted on YouTube reputedly showing the beheading of kidnapped American journalist James Foley.
Islamic State militia (IS) today claimed they had killed Foley, after he was held captive for more than 600 days in Syria.

Do Journal readers support action in Iraq? Our poll asks for your opinions

After the murder of journalist James Foley, we ask what you think the UK's stance should be on Iraq and extremism in the UK

Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith

Sir Alan Beith pays tribute to murdered Newcastle University medical students

Sir Alan Beith said deaths of Newcastle University students Aidan Brunger and Neil Dalton, stabbed in Borneo, was 'devastating' for their families

Roy and Christina Hartnell of Ponteland in Craster after 71 years of marriage

Nonagenarians who met at Catterick garrison celebrate platinum wedding anniversary

Roy and Christina Hartnell, of Ponteland, have been married for 70 years after meeting in World War Two - but he almost had the wrong girl

Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbours historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway next week

Work to start on bolstering Seaham's flood defences

Coastal town's North Pier will be restored as part of £3.4million scheme

Richard at the Lord Crewe reading Auden's words

WH Auden's poem recorded for radio programme at Blanchland hotel

Show highlighting In Praise of Limestone was recorded for a BBC Radio 4 programme during an evening at the Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland

New excavations at Binchester Fort near Bishop Auckland. Pictured volunteer Michelle Arthy

Under the surface of County Durham's 'Pompeii of the North'

The Journal was given a guided tour of the ancient Roman site, unearthed by archaeologists near Bishop Auckland


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