Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly is a reporter covering a range of topics including news features and nostalgia. He has been with us for more than 20 years.

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Photo taken on 18/06/1984 of ranks of police face the picketing line outside Orgreave coking plant near Rotherham

Will the miners who faced life imprisonment on false evidence after the Battle of Orgreave ever get justice?

Police watchdog slammed for delay in probe into officers who fabricated evidence against striking miners

The Quayside at Newcastle and Gateshead

Can summit on devolving more powers to the regions achieve anything?

Core Cities group which includes Newcastle will lay out ambitious plans for change

Public Sector Workers Day of Action March and Rally Newcastle

Tory proposal for union ballot reform could be a vote loser in the North East

Plan to require support of 40% of union membership before industrial action could see Tory party accused of hypocrisy

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Fantastic e-edition offer for The Journal readers

Deal offers readers the chance to can buy their favourite paper at half price and access the e-edition of it for free

Tracy Hall, Partner (Real Estate), Watson Burton

Inspirational leader needed to help solve North East housing crisis

Report outlines new approach to dealing with the North East's housing issues

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg reveals North East apprenticeships soar over last four years

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg reveals apprenticeships in the region have more than doubled in last four years

Alexander Gibson, whose son (also called Alexander) was killed in a head-on collision on the single carriageway A1 north of Alnwick last November

Grieiving dad Alexander Gibson from Berwick welcomes A1 dualling announcement

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Father who lost his son in A1 smash welcomes plans to dual the road but wants action and not just talk

Bomber command veteran, John Hall, 94, of Consett

Consett war veteran's Poppy Day memories - 'I was shot down three times and lived to tell the tale'

John Hall, 94, from Consett, County Durham, on the terrifying wartime missions that he has never forgotten

Sy Liebergot with Jacqui Miller and Gary Fildes

NASA legend Sy Liebergot attends Kielder Observatory fundraiser

Apollo programme legend Sy Liebergot backs Kielder Observatory Astronomy Village plan at fundraiser

Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Kielder becoming a hot spot for astro tourism

Dark skies at night - astronomers' delight. How Northumberland is becoming one of the hottest spots for astro tourism in the world


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