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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Missing woman Janis Hall of Catton, near Hexham

Children's emotional plea to find missing Northumberland mum

The children of a missing Northumberland woman have made an emotional plea for her to return home for Christmas

The Crowne Plaza Hotel will look like this once completed

First glimpse of Newcastle's new multi-million pound development

Digital photo impression offers a glimpse of how a multi-million pound development in Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter will look

Tynemouth RNLI lifboats assist sinking trawler

Sinking trawler sparks major rescue operation at South Shields

A sinking trawler sparked a major rescue effort when the vessel suffered severe damage after colliding with a pier

Conservation Officer Andrew Sawyer, from Cragside, Rothbury

Campaign brings £9m in tourism for Northumberland and Tyne and Wear

A national marketing campaign to attract visitors to Northumberland has achieved impressive results

Falconer Thomas Burford who has been charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty

Newcastle falconer faces animal cruelty charges against birds of prey

A young falconer from High Heaton, Newcastle, who helped save a North East bird of prey centre is facing animal cruelty charges

The Duchess of Northumberland who received a honorary degree from Northumbria University

Duchess of Northumberland awarded honorary degree from Northumbria University

The Duchess of Northumberland was awarded an honorary degree from Northumbria University to recognise her significant contribution to the North East

Organisers are hoping to top last year’s parade at Woodhorn

Spectacular parade set to light up Woodhoorn Museum in Northumberland

Towns in Northumberland will be given a new lease of light this weekend as part of a lantern parade being held at Woodhorn Museum

Blaze destroys caravans at Lynemouth storage facility

An investigation has been launched after caravans were destroyed in a fire at Charlton’s Caravan Storage, between Ellington and Lynemouth, Northumberland

Residents demand action over smouldering Northumberland brickworks

Residents are demanding action after smoke from the smouldering remains of a brickworks continued to cause problems

Jim Burley

Former parish council chairman cleared of breaching restraining order

Former boss of Pegswood Parish Council, Jim Burley, has been cleared of breaching a restraining order imposed to protect his former lover

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