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North East Heroes

Meet some real-life heroes in this series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East

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Thursday 02 February 2023

Frances McIntosh, English Heritage

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Dr Frances McIntosh is the Collections Curator for Hadrian’s Wall and the North...

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Monday 02 January 2023

Francis Armstrong, Bamburgh Castle

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Francis Watson-Armstrong is the owner of Bamburgh Castle. Francis is the fifth generation...

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Monday 20 December 2021

Detective Sergeant Maria Bartley, Northumbria Police

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Detective Sergeant Maria Bartley joined Northumbria Police in 2003 and is no stranger...

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Wednesday 15 December 2021

Jane Rayson, Framwellgate School

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Jane Rayson is the Deputy Head at Framwellgate School Durham. After realising that...

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Friday 10 December 2021

Millie Stanford, Northern Soul Kitchen

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Millie Stanford is one of the founders of Northern Soul Kitchen, a pay-as-you-feel...

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Sunday 05 December 2021

Julie Biddlecombe-Brown, Raby Castle

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Julie Biddlecombe-Brown is the Curator at Raby Castle in County Durham, one of...

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Wednesday 01 December 2021

Tamsin Robson, radio presenter

Meet some real-life heroes in this series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Tamsin Robson was born and bred in the North East, and now works...

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Thursday 25 November 2021

Sarah Ticherou-Bell, Feeding Families

Meet some real-life heroes in my series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Sarah Ticherou-Bell is the Chair of Feeding Families, a food-poverty charity that operates...

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Friday 19 November 2021

Sophie Howard, Lindisfarne Priory

Meet some real-life heroes in this series of special interviews with people who represent the spirit and heart of the North East. Sophie Howard works for English Heritage as the Site Manager at Lindisfarne Priory,...

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