Freelance Stories

Turbine blades spin off in Storm Barbara

When a wind turbine shed its blades in Weir and a dog walker recounted hearing and seeing the incident as he was nearby, my story was used by the Daily Mail. The turbine, which is in a field above a remote village in Weir, embedded itself in a nearby field and...

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12-hours on the front line

I was very fortunate to be offered the chance to join a paramedic on a 12-hour ambulance shift to discover just what pressures staff are working under. Although it got off to a slow start, things quickly picked up and it ended up with a non-stop day after 11am. At one...

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Eco Home Built By Pensioners

Artist Chris Worswick and her husband Paul decided five years ago to build their own home and now, aged 70 and 71 they are settling in nicely. This rather unusual story was commissioned by Lancashire Life and provided another opportunity for me to work with Liz Henson...

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Andy Succeeds In Unfair Dismissal Claim

When businessman Andy Davies was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, his working life was obviously affected, but he didn't expect his career to be over. He took his former bosses to a tribunal and won, although he is still awaiting payment from the company's insurers...

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