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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Andrea Graham from Chester-le-Street

Sports programme gives Chester-le-Street cancer survivor new lease of life

Andrea Graham has been given a fitness boost after breast cancer by taking part in the Move Into Sport programme

Campaign material ahead of the Scottish independence referendum

Petition to redraw Scottish borders aims to 'prompt devolution debate'

Andrew Gray, who lodged a petition for the North East to leave England, said it is designed to spark debate over devolved power for the region

The flags of St George, the flag of Scotland and the Great Britain flag

Campaigner calls for Scottish border to reach the south bank of the Tyne

Newcastle and parts of Northumberland should join Scotland, according to a political activist

David Fairlamb

Fitness expert David Fairlamb backs calls to tackle child obesity in North East

The battle against obesity should be stepped up with a new national body says North East fitness expert David Fairlamb

Sky lanterns are often referred to as

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Parents and students protest outside County Hall, Morpeth against future transport cuts for schools in Northumberland

Northumberland parents left with two weeks to arrange transport for secondary school children

Northumberland County Council has told parents concessionary bus places for under-16s will not be guaranteed until the end of September

Christopher Bucktin braved an onslaught of tear gas shot by St. Louis Police during the Missouri riots

Journal columnist tear gassed by US armed guard during Missouri riots

Christopher Bucktin, the Journal columnist, has spoken of his experience after being tear gassed by the US National Guard in Missouri

Northumbria Police Commissioner Vera Baird

Northumbria and Durham Police forces get cash injection to fight sexual abuse cases

Details have been revealed for a series of projects to help tackle sexual abuse in the aftermath of Operation Yewtree

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