The Year in Focus – 2014

So once again we’re heading towards that end of year time when many photographers roll out their ‘Year in Pictures‘ features showing some of their work from over the year. So it seems fitting that I post up some pictures from the range of work that I’ve shot this year. Some of it was shotContinue reading “The Year in Focus – 2014”

Cuts costs lives

Members and supporters of the Fire Brigades Union gathered in the centre of Middlesbrough today during a rally to voice their opposition to proposed cuts outlined by Cleveland Fire Authority. The FBU say that the proposed ¬£6,000,000 budget cuts outlined by the government would lead to 130 job losses, including a quarter of the brigade’sContinue reading “Cuts costs lives”

The fire rages on

A huge fire started in a tyre recycling plant in Sherburn in Elmet yesterday. I headed down there late Thursday night for¬†Getty Images to try and get some pictures through the night and again through the following day. Thousands of old tyres were, and still are, burning at the recycling plant in North Yorkshire sendingContinue reading “The fire rages on”

The Surge

In what was predicted to be the worst storm surge in 30 years strong winds and high tides caused by a low pressure system sitting over the country all combined to cause severe flooding in many of our coastal towns and villages around the country. The surge resulted in the deaths of two people withContinue reading “The Surge”

Hands off our pensions

Firefighters from Grangetown and Redcar Fire Stations walk out during a four hour strike in opposition to proposed government pension cuts on September 25, 2013 in Middlesbrough, England. The government plans to make firefighters work until the age of 60 in line with other public service employees, but the Fire Brigades Union argue that manyContinue reading “Hands off our pensions”