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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Andy Martin, from Sunderland, with his restored Victorian camera

Camera found in Sunderland attic takes first picture in century

Andy Martin restored the camera after it was found in a bad condition in an attic in Sunderland

Former Mayor of Blyth, Councillor Robert Parker

Northumberland County Council's £20K bill for investigating bullying Mayor

Northumberland County Council paid Ian Spafford Associates Limited £20,461.78 in connection with the investigation of Coun Bob Parker

Oliver Gavin, 5, is being treated for leukaemia at Newcastle's Great North Children's Hospital

Mum of leukaemia-suffering son backs £5.5m campaign for new specialist centre

Monika Matyjasek, whose five-year-old son Oliver Gavin is being treated for leukaemia, has spoken of her support for the Future Fund

Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans presenting the shirt to Ash Winter OBE, Chairman at the Community Foundation

Blyth entrepreneur starts fund to help young people following sale of company

Tony and Anne Platten have established a family fund with the Community Foundation to help young people get into engineering

Ben (8 years old), John Bell (74 years old) and the Whittonstall Community Band

Northumberland community band attracts members from eight up to 74

Whittonstall Community Band was set up earlier this year and has attracted members from across the community

Leukemia patient Cleo Rimmer (9) from Cumbria

World-leading childhood cancer experts will be drawn to new research centre

The Future Fund research centre will bring more first-class experts in children's cancer to Newcastle

Former cancer sufferer Joe Johnson (9) from Meadomsley near Consett, who has been in remission for five years

Clinical trials will push boundaries thanks to North East childhood cancer centre

The Future Fund's £5.5m centre at Newcastle University will help continue the development of clinical trials in childhood cancer

Dr Vicky Forster

North East doctor tells how £5.5m centre will help childhood cancer research

Dr Vicky Forster, who survived cancer as a child, supports the Future Fund campaign

Charlotte Lee

The Journal backs fund aiming to raise £5.5m for Newcastle childhood cancer centre

The Journal is backing the campaign to raise the funds for the new centre, a collaborative project between Newcastle University, North of England Children’s Cancer Research and The Great North Children's Hospital

Joseph Green who used to suffer from leukaemia

New £5.5m childhood cancer centre could save children like Joseph Green

A campaign to raise millions for new research centre is fast gaining the support of North East families


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