Scarborough Fishing

On assignment for Bloomberg yesterday I headed to Scarborough for an early start documenting the fishermen within the harbour. The wider context of the story was that as Brexit begins to come back into play after Coronavirus has dominated world affairs there are worries of an impasse in the negotiations. As the British and EuropeanContinue reading “Scarborough Fishing”

We are the dead canaries

Extinction Rebellion demonstrators joined with local campaigners for a three-day mass action protest at the Bradley Open Cast coal mine near Consett. The ‘We are the Dead Canaries’ action is the first of many during a planned 40 Days of Action alongside other events taking place to coincide with Lent. Banks Mining Group who operateContinue reading “We are the dead canaries”

Labour Party Leadership Hustings

The Raddison Blu hotel in Durham was the location for the Labour Party Leadership Hustings this weekend as they approach their final stages. The leadership hustings between Sir Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Lisa Nandy, MP for Wigan and Rebecca Long-Bailey, Shadow Secretary of State for Business took to theContinue reading “Labour Party Leadership Hustings”

Storm Dennis

Within a week of returning from covering York and the aftermath of ‘Storm Ciara’ another named storm, ‘Storm Dennis’, was heading across the Atlantic towards the UK. If reports were accurate this storm also had the potential of causing huge disruption in many parts of the country. So once again I found myself heading downContinue reading “Storm Dennis”

Graduation Parade at AFC Harrogate

Junior Soldiers from the Army Foundation College in Harrogate reached the first milestone in their military careers yesterday as they marched onto the regimental parade square for their graduation from training. The Army Foundation College in Harrogate opened in 1998 and is the Army’s flagship training establishment for young soldiers. It provides training for soldiersContinue reading “Graduation Parade at AFC Harrogate”