Mieka Smiles

Mieka Smiles

Mieka Smiles is a reporter specialising in family features and fashion. She has been with us since 2007.

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THIS five-bedroom, end-terraced property boasts river views. The Victorian property offers views of the river and High Stanners to the back.

Close to Morpeth town centre, it offers easy access to shops, the bus station, health centres and schools.

Homes to suit a range of tastes near the coast

COASTAL life is a dream for many ... and if you enjoy the beach life this could be the development for you.

CONVERTED from an original mill building, this property has period charm and modern luxuries.

The Old Mill House is one of four properties converted in 2007 from a former threshing mill dating back around 200 years.

THIS end-terraced property could be ideal for those looking to step on to the property ladder.

The property is in the village of Blackhill.

From the surrounding countryside to its grand mix of modern and traditional homes, there are plenty of reasons to live in County Durham. homemaker takes a look at some properties on the market.

THIS detached property could make an ideal family home.

Lettings: Your Move expands lettings

A LEADING estate agent is tapping into the lettings market.

Lettings: North landlady scoops top award

ANORTH East landlady has scooped a top industry award. The National Landlords Association has announced that due to a flourishing property portfolio and financial success in the private- rented sector, Juliet Ashton-Taylor from Gateshead has been crowned the association’s North East Property Woman 2010 at its Property Women Awards ceremony in London.

Lettings: Furnished one-bed flat in Gateshead

THIS one-bedroom flat could make an ideal commuter pad.

Great mix of old and

By Hannah Layford

THIS double-fronted period property requires a touch of interior flair to bring it up to date.

Although it needs some expenditure on updating, the property could make a beautiful family home in a sought-after area.

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