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Kerry Robertson shows off her slimmer figure at David Fairlamb's gym in North Shields

Kerry Robertson: 10 fruits and veg a day keeps the doctor away

Kerry Robertson gives more weight loss top tips following her life-changing experience of taking part in last year's Fit Factor

Fit Factor team are stones lighter after just four weeks

Being lifted by the Fit factor team is Linda Goulbourne. Linda weighs the same as the collective weight lost by the team
Our Fit Factor team have collectively lost more than 10st in weight and have gained confidence in just one month

David Fairlamb: Fit Factor finalists look so different from first session

Ash Cunliff gets weighed by David Fairlamb
Fitness trainer David Fairlamb gives an update on how the Fit Factor finalists are progressing

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Kerry Robertson shows off her slimmer figure at David Fairlamb's gym in North Shields

Kerry Robertson: 10 fruits and veg a day keeps the doctor away

Kerry Robertson gives more weight loss top tips following her life-changing experience of taking part in last year's Fit Factor

Being lifted by the Fit factor team is Linda Goulbourne. Linda weighs the same as the collective weight lost by the team

Fit Factor team are stones lighter after just four weeks

Our Fit Factor team have collectively lost more than 10st in weight and have gained confidence in just one month

Ash Cunliff gets weighed by David Fairlamb

David Fairlamb: Fit Factor finalists look so different from first session

Fitness trainer David Fairlamb gives an update on how the Fit Factor finalists are progressing

The Journal fit factor training session with David Fairlamb

Fit Factor team step up their game with retro training session

It was a blast from the past for our Fit Factor team as they enjoyed a retro training session this week. Helen Rae catches up with the group

Gemma Robson takes part in a Fit Factor training session with David Fairlamb

David Fairlamb: Fit Factor finalists even more determined to lose weight

Fitness trainer David Fairlamb gives an update on how the Fit Factor finalists are progressing. This week they took a visit to the Bubble Foundation

Kerry Robertson

Kerry Robertson: Changes to every day routine can have huge impact

Kerry Robertson gives more weight loss top tips following her life-changing experience of taking part in last year's Fit Factor

A child who has been vaccinated against measles

Measles vaccination call after outbreak in Newcastle and Gateshead

National Health Service experts are investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to Newcastle and Gateshead

Fit Factor in training at David Fairlamb Fitness, Gemma Robson

Fit Factor team feeling fitter and healthier at their first weigh-in

It has been an intensive few weeks of exercise and healthy eating, yet our Fit Factor finalists are already feeling lighter as Helen Rae found out

David Fairlamb: Fit Factor contestants make incredible progress

Fit Factor trainer David Fairlamb gives an account of the last week of how the team is getting on

The Journal's Fit Factor contestants in action

Fit Factor Six fighting fit after first week of training

A week into their gruelling Fit Factor challenge, our six are already feeling the burn - and the benefits. Alex Finnis sees how they are getting on

North East Fitness trainer David Fairlamb

David Fairlamb: Fit Factor contestants fair well in week one

Fit Factor trainer David Fairlamb has wasted no time in setting the contestants to work in his gym. Here he gives an account of the last week

Kerry Robertson, of Shiremoor, before and after taking part in Fit Factor 2013

Kerry Robertson: Fit Factor principles will lead to long-term health

Kerry Robertson was a contestant last year on Fit Factor and since then has never looked back. Here she shares her thoughts, hints, tips and outlook on the Fit Factor 2014

A vaccine against meningitis B will be introduced on the NHS for young babies if costs can be agreed

Vaccine U-turn welcomed by North East MP

A decision to make a vaccine against deadly meningitis B available on the NHS for young babies has been welcomed by campaigning North East MP Sharon Hodgson

A deep-fried Mars Bar and chips

Fit Factor finalists joined by the man that brought you deep-fried Mars Bars

The Journal editor Brian Aitken brought the story about a Scottiish 'delicacy' to the world's attention. Now he pays the price by joining our Fit Factor finalists

Taking part in The Journal's Fit Factor 2014, left to right, Carol Sijakovic, Lisa Embleton, Carl Martin, David Fairlamb, Ashley Cuniff, Craig Barbour and Gemma Robson

Fit Factor 2014: Our six challengers get ready to make a change

Today we reveal our Fit Factor 2014 finalists, who have all battled their weight for some time. Health Reporter Helen Rae finds out more about the team

Kerry Robertson shows off her slimmer figure at David Fairlamb's gym in North Shields

Former Fit Factor finalist Kerry Robertson tells of terrific transformation

Fit Factor 2013 finalist Kerry Robertson's transformation didn't stop after the twelve weeks were up as she explains

The Journal Editor Brian Aitken

Fit Factor 2014: The Journal Editor Brian Aitken

Editor of The Journal, Brian Aitken, joins our Fit Factor finalists in a bid to get fit and healthy

Taking part in the Journals Fit Factor 2014, Ashley Cuniff

Fit Factor 2014: Finalist Ashley Cuniff

Introducing Ashley Cuniff, one of our six Fit Factor finalists ready to change their life for the better by getting fit and healthy

Taking part in the Journals Fit Factor 2014, Lisa Embleton

Fit Factor 2014: Finalist Lisa Embleton

Introducing Lisa Embleton, one of our six Fit Factor finalists ready to battle the bulge and change her life

Taking part in the Journals Fit Factor 2014, Craig Barbour

Fit Factor 2014: Finalist Craig Barbour

Introducing Craig Barbour, one of our six Fit Factor finalists ready to change their life for the better by getting fit and healthy

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Being lifted by the Fit factor team is Linda Goulbourne. Linda weighs the same as the collective weight lost by the team

Fit Factor team are stones lighter after just four weeks

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