Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott is a reporter covering a range of stories, specialising in the Byker/Walker area. She has been with us since 2010.

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Cllr Nick Forbes, Leader of Newcastle Council

City leaders welcome Glasgow to Core Cities - as Scots consider whether to quit UK

Newcastle has welcomed Glasgow, which made history by becoming first city outside England to join group

Jenny Palmer, Lead Nurse, Children and Young People Cancer Services at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle

Leading children's cancer matron backs Newcastle's Future Fund

Jenny Palmer of the Great North Children’s Hospital said the campaign would help improve treatment

L-R Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger

Fifth man arrested in connection with deaths of two Newcastle University students

A 55-year-old man has been arrested after Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger killed in Borneo

Oliver Roberts, 7, of Whickham, Gateshead with, from left Dylan, dad Mark, Dan, mum Karen and Oliver

Schoolchildren come together to run Junior Great North Run for poorly friend

Nine-year-old Oliver Roberts has a brain tumour and 135 of his friends are running Junior Great North Run in his honour

Prof John Burn, professor of clinical genetics at Newcastle University, he works in the Institute of Human Genetics at the Centre for Life

Researchers into cancer which killed Stephen Sutton back Future Fund

The Future Fund aims to raise £5.5m for a pioneering childhood cancer centre in North East

Flowers and tributes are laid were Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger died in Borneo

Three of the men accused of killing two Newcastle University students were high on drugs

The mind bending drug, known as syabu, is sold on the island as a white powder in sealed plastic straws, and is available for as little as 40p a hit

Show Racism the Red Card DNA event at the Centre for Life, Emmerdale stars John Middleton and Charlie Hardwick

New pilot to test DNA to reveal your ancestry

Show Racism the Red Card brought famous faces together to test their DNA

David Watson, Secretary is on the left and trustees of the Wellesley Trust Fund, with Jonny Bell, Trainer, volunteers and a young apprentice from Blyth Tall Ship

Blyth Tall Ship project given cash boost from Wellesley Trust Fund

Wellesley Trust Fund was set up following the sale of its land and has now handed out grants to 15 projects in the North East

Travellers at Nelson Industrial Estate Cramlington

Council work to evict travellers illegally on site in Cramlington

Residents have made complaints about the behaviour of the travellers on land close to an industrial estate

Louise Newman and Phoebe Jackson at the School Run Fitness Camp

How the North East is trying to buck the trend of childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is on the rise, but a number of projects around the North East are trying to do something about it. Sarah Scott reports

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