Sunday 26 January 2014

Rev Paul Flowers

I was working on the day the Reverend Paul Flowers drug scandal story broke. Initially I headed to his church in Bradford to try to speak to some of his congregation and later found a friend of his to interview. I knew at the time it would be a big story but didn't quite realise it would lead the headlines day after day.

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Monday 20 January 2014

Saving Money Together

I've been covering a story I found recently about saving money. It involves a group of women who live in Sheffield and are from different African countries. They save hundreds of pounds a year by putting some of their money together every week and buying in bulk. I loved meeting them, they even invited me to stay for a very tasty lunch. Here's their story...

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Saturday 11 January 2014

Leeds Murder

Today I've been covering the murder of a man in Leeds. A 24-year-old was found in the street in the Lincoln Green area in the early hours of this morning. BBC Copyright

Monday 6 January 2014

Remploy Closure

I covered the closure of the Remploy factories in Spring 2013 when I produced a half hour programme on the subject for BBC Radio 4 and wrote a feature for the BBC News website. When I started at BBC Look North I was keen to report on this story and I managed to get exclusive access inside the Sheffield Remploy factory days before it closed. My report was also used on BBC Breakfast and the BBC News Channel.

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