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WW2 Veteran Flt Lt John Hall DFC, 91, from Grindon, Sunderland, who survived 60 bombing missions over Europe as a Lancaster bomber tail gunner and went on to become a Flight Lieutentant after being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross personally by King George VI. John is now helping local youths.

WWII air hero John Hall

 WW2 Veteran Flt Lt John Hall DFC, 91, from Grindon, Sunderland, who survived 60 bombing missions over Europe as a Lancaster bomber tail gunner and went on to become a Flight Lieutentant after being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross personally by King George VI. John is now helping local youths.

Over a thousand supporters of the EDL congregate and hold a protest march in Newcastle upon Tyne, countered by a march held by Newcastle Unites, a collection of groups opposed to the EDL. A heavy police presence kept the groups separated. Photo credit: Adrian Don

The EDL come to Toon

Over a thousand supporters of the EDL congregate and hold a protest march in Newcastle upon Tyne, countered by a march held by Newcastle Unites, a collection of groups opposed to the EDL. A heavy police presence kept the groups separated and there were few arrests although the city centre was badly disrupted for hours. […]

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Actor Ace Bhatti returns to visit his former RNLI colleagues

ACTOR Ace Bhatti returns to visit his former RNLI colleagues at Staithes & Runswick RNLI lifeboat station for a feature in Lifeboat, the RNLI quarterly magazine. Ace, who used to live in the village served as a volunteer crewmember for four years and has appeared in many TV shows and films, including The Bill and Eastenders. 

Phaedra Grant, a Property Guardian, one of many people who live cheaply in empty buildings managed by Ad Hoc Property Management and in return ensure their security, seen in her des res - the disused Blyth Fire Station

Property Guardians

Interesting job for the Sunday Post. Phaedra Grant, a Property Guardian, one of many people who live cheaply in empty buildings managed by Ad Hoc Property Management and in return ensure their security, seen in her des res – the disused Blyth Fire Station.