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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Family and friends gather for the funeral of fisherman Edward Ide in Amble, Northumberland

Hundreds attend funeral of Amble fishermen found dead on boat

Mourners turned out to pay their last respects to one of the fisherman found dead on a fishing boat in Whitby

Former weatherman Fred Talbot who has been charged with historic sex offences

TV weatherman Fred Talbot charged with sex offence against boy in Newcastle

TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been charged with 10 sex offences, some of which allegedly taking place at a Newcastle school

John Adams

Hexham man in court charged with string of sexual offences

Suspected peeping tom John Adams was in the dock at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court to face a total of nine charges of sexual offences and a public order matter

Paul Taylor, who stole property from Newcastle airport

Rogue Newcastle Airport cleaner stole passenger's belongings

A cleaner at Newcastle Airport has pleaded guilty to stealing property that passengers accidentally left behind at the airport

Rare albino blackbird spotted in Northumberland town centre

An unusual albino blackbird has been spotted in the Northumberland town of Haltwhistle by a bird enthusiast couple

Missing woman Janis Hall of Catton, near Hexham

Police to search river area for missing Northumberland grandmother Janis Hall

Police will today bring in their marine unit to search for missing Janis Hall

Missing woman Janis Hall of Catton, near Hexham

Search continues for missing Northumberland woman Janis Hall

Police continue to appeal for information on the whereabout of Janis Hall, who has been missing for more than a fortnight

A hospital waiting room

Patients miss 239,000 North East hospital appointments

Patients in the North East have missed more than 230,000 hospital appointments in a year

It was hard to make progress for both dog and owner as the wind blasted along Blyth Beach in Northumberland yesterday

Gale force winds and torrential rain batter the North East

Torrential rain and gales battered the North East and caused travel chaos on the trains

Little Mix star Jade Thirwall celebrates her 21st Birthday in South Shields as hardy Northerners brave the icy water at the South Shields annual dip near Newcastle.

Little Mix star supports hundreds in Boxing Day dips

Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall pulled on her winter woolies to support hundreds braving the North Sea

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