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Amy Lea succeeds Pam Royle at TT&B

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Jon
Sad news that the face of Look North Breakfast retires tomorrow. Farewell to Colin Briggs.

I’m sure he’s not sad about it.
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London Lite Founding member


Who is presenting the London weather now?


Already mentioned elsewhere, Sally Williams replaced Martin on Monday.

96 days later

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Ballyboy
Philippa Goymer was on look north, must be new
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London Lite Founding member
Philippa Goymer was on look north, must be new


According to her LinkedIn, she's been with Look North since 2015. Also freelances for Tyne Tees and BBC Tees Radio in addition for national newspapers.

Also presents a BBC teen pregnancy podcast for BBC Sounds.

18 days later

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Benjamin1
Claire Montgomery has left Tyne Tees after 22 years. She regularly presented the South edition.
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South Today
Claire Montgomery has left Tyne Tees after 22 years. She regularly presented the South edition.


Oh that is a shame yet Helen Ford remains?! Bonkers! Did she get a special farewell mention at all? Indeed, she was a regular on Tyne Tees Today, the latterly the south edition of North East Tonight with Andy Kluz! Whatever happened to him?!
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MrUdagawa
Claire Montgomery has left Tyne Tees after 22 years. She regularly presented the South edition.


Oh that is a shame yet Helen Ford remains?! Bonkers! Did she get a special farewell mention at all? Indeed, she was a regular on Tyne Tees Today, the latterly the south edition of North East Tonight with Andy Kluz! Whatever happened to him?!


What's wrong with Helen? I think she's great.
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Ballyboy
Andy retired, wonder if Clare goes over to the Beeb?, when did the south edition begin just curious!
LL
London Lite Founding member
Andy retired, wonder if Clare goes over to the Beeb?, when did the south edition begin just curious!


The first split news service was in March 1993, which was axed in September 1996 when Mike Neville returned.

September 2005 was when the split news service resumed until February 2009 when the operation merged with Border.
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MrUdagawa
Andy retired, wonder if Clare goes over to the Beeb?, when did the south edition begin just curious!



She's taken up a PR role with LNER.

61 days later

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Ballyboy
Jen Bartram doing this evening bulletin, must be the first
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