Sara Nichol

Sara Nichol

Sara Nichol is a reporter specialising in stories from Fenham, East & West Denton and Chapel Park. She has been with us since 2008.

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Royal Mail stamps. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the company' s modern Special Stamp programme, which celebrates the UK

Royal Mail marks 50th anniversary of special stamps, with many featuring famous North East landmarks

On the 50th anniversary of the Royal Mail’s special stamp programme, Sara Nichol looks at how people and places from the North East have featured on postage stamps

Charlotte Haitham Taylor, who has bee selected as Conservative candidate for North West Durham

Great-grandaughter of World War One hero in bid to become Tory MP

Charlotte Haitham Taylor has become the Conservative candidate for North West Durham

Spirit of Africa are going to yarn-bomb a tree in Prudhoe

Ninja knitters plan to 'yarn bomb' Prudhoe tree for Africa

Charity Spirit of Africa will make a thanksgiving tree in Prudhoe to raise funds for orphaned children

Catherine Bowman and Jayne Watson who are trekking Hadrian's Wall for charity

Women's 26 mile Hadrians Wall trek will raise crucial funds for cancer charity

Catherine Bowman, Jayne Watson and Susie Nielson, from Morpeth and Hexham, will complete the trek for Macmillan Cancer Support

Newcastle Falcons fan flies flag on the top of Mount Fuji in Japan

Rugby fan Sean Pearson took his team's flag with him when he climbed the highest mountain in Japan

Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey which is being filmed at Alnwick Castle

Downton Abbey star captured as filming comes to an end in Alnwick

Lady Mary, played by Michelle Dockery, smiled to the crowd as filming for the Christmas special wrapped up

Wayne Urwin of Cramlington who was the victim of GBH in Morpeth and had part of his skull removed

One-punch attack left Northumberland DJ scarred for life

Radio Northumberland DJ Wayne Urwin had to have part of his skull removed after being attacked on a night out

Fake snow covers Bailliffgate in Alnwick during filming of Downton Abbey

Wintry scenes in Alnwick as fake snow laid down for Downton Abbey filming

Snow was laid near Alnwick Castle despite the summer sunshine as filming of the popular period drama continues

Joe Brown (inset) appeared at Newcastle Crown Court

Danger driver jailed after narrowly missing pedestrian in Hexham

Motor menace Joe Brown "travelled at speed" through Hexham, Northumberland, while high on drink and drugs

Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme


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