Will Metcalfe

Will Metcalfe

Will is a news reporter who joined us in August 2014. He is from Cumbria and supports Barrow AFC.

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Newcastle United women's football team pictured at a tactics training session at Northumbria University sports facility in Newcastle

Former Lebanese women's football captain leading the charge for Newcastle United Women's FC

Myriam Neaimeh is hoping she can boost the North East's female football prospects, as well as renewable technology

Macy's NYC created in Lego at the exhibition at Woodhorn Museum

North East landmarks recreated in Lego as resurgence goes from strength to strength

It's always been a family favourite but now serious builders are giving Lego a new lease of life

Lauren Barnes looking over the exhibition created by people with health issues at the Oriental Museum Durham

Durham Oriental Museum teams up with mental health charity to create its latest exhibition

Service users from Sunderland based The Art Studio are exhibiting their work at the Durham museum for three months

A 20mph speed limit sign

Speed limits outside more than 30 schools in County Durham due to be cut to 20mph

Durham County Council has launched a consultation on introducing 20mph zones outside 34 schools across the county

Chris Brown, from Durham, with children at the kindergarten in Tajikistan

County Durham teenager helping female entrepreneurs on gap year in Tajikistan

County Durham teenager Chris Brown talks about helping female entrepreneurs in Tajikistan during his gap year

Members of the research team from Newcastle's Northern Institute for Cancer Researc

Newcastle research team launch cancer fundraising campaign

The team are joining Davina McCall and Alan Carr to lead the charge for Channel 4's Stand Up for cancer campaign

Mike Baxter

Durham police officer fighting fit thanks to the shuttlecock

Former British Police powerlifting champion Mike Baxter has fought back from injury by playing badminton

Minister Kris Hopkins

North East does not need devolved government, claims MP

Devolved power for the North East has been dismissed by Conservative local government minister Kris Hopkins on a visit to the region

Minister Kris Hopkins, centre at the Durham Fire service HQ

Durham community scheme given £500k injection to tackle vulnerability

Kris Hopkins, local government minister, praised Durham Fire and Rescue's Safer Homes project for strengthening communities

Rajiv Limaye

Leading North East surgeon pioneering a new procedure for arthritis sufferers

Rajiv Limaye has said the new procedure will offer osteoarthritis patients greater flexibility

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