John Coles

Associate news editor John kicked off his career in journalism when he was with news agency SWNS in its’ earliest days over 30 years ago. During this time he’s had the honor of working with some major newspaper titles including the Daily Express and The Sun, both as district and head office reporters.
PENSIONER GIVEN HOURS TO LIVE FORCED TO WAIT HALF A DAY FOR AMBULANCE

TODDLER DIES AFTER EMERGENCY

Police say the death of a two-year-old girl who was airlifted to hospital in ...

POST NATAL DEPRESSION SCREENING URGENTLY NEEDED

POST NATAL DEPRESSION SCREENING URGENTLY NEEDED

New mothers should be given regular screenings for postnatal depression for up to a ...

MUM GRASSED SON UP FOR DRINK DRIVING ON HIS 18TH BIRTHDAY

MUM GRASSED SON UP FOR DRINK DRIVING ON HIS 18TH BIRTHDAY

Wreckless Toby Morton was banned from the roads for 17 months by magistrates in ...

COASTAL EROSION PROJECT COST ALMOST £200 PER INCH TO FINISH

COASTAL EROSION PROJECT COST ALMOST £200 PER INCH TO FINISH

The £30m Broomhill Sands project, set to protect more than 1,300 homes in West ...

FAMILY BARBECUE EXPLODED AND SHOWERED MUM WITH SAUSAGES

FAMILY BARBECUE EXPLODED AND SHOWERED MUM WITH SAUSAGES

A family barbecue in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, went off with a bang on Sunday, ...

SIX PRISONERS HOSPITALISED TAKING LEGAL HIGHS DROPPED BY DRONE

STUDENT GIVING AWAY DRONE AFTER CRASHING IT INTO A LAKE

Dozy Nottingham University second year Leo Lightfoot is giving away his ‘almost-new’ drone to ...

CHILDMINDER GETS TOP MARKS FOR NAMING HER SQUIRRELS

CHILDMINDER GETS TOP MARKS FOR NAMING HER SQUIRRELS

Childminder Tersha Hands got another flawless Ofsted report for looking after children in her ...

CAN EXPLODED DUE TO HEAT INSIDE A CONSERVATORY

CAN EXPLODED DUE TO HEAT INSIDE A CONSERVATORY

Firefighters rushed to a house in Gravesend on the hottest day of the year ...

PUMPING STATION SOLD FOR £70,000 AT AUCTION BECAUSE IT EARNS £10K

PUMPING STATION SOLD FOR £70,000 AT AUCTION BECAUSE IT EARNS £10K

A small pumping station sold for a whopping £70,000 at auction last week because ...

CHARITY SHOP STAFF IN AWE OF DONATION OF DRESSES WORTH £21,000

CHARITY SHOP STAFF IN AWE OF DONATION OF DRESSES WORTH £21,000

Staff at a Scottish charity shop were left shocked when they received a donation ...

COUNCIL SPENDS £40,000 ON BRAND NEW MERCEDES FOR THE MAYOR

COUNCIL SPENDS £40,000 ON BRAND NEW MERCEDES FOR THE MAYOR

A cash-strapped council has been slammed for splashing out more than £40,000 of taxpayers’ ...

UNRESTORED ASTON MARTIN LEFT IN BARN FOR 30YRS TO SELL FOR £60K

UNRESTORED ASTON MARTIN LEFT IN BARN FOR 30YRS TO SELL FOR £60K

An Aston Martin discovered in a Jersey barn after it was left for 30 ...

10 YEAR-OLD BOY FLEES FROM THUGS THREATENING TO SET HIM ON FIRE

10 YEAR-OLD BOY FLEES FROM THUGS THREATENING TO SET HIM ON FIRE

A 10 year-old boy was forced to flee from a gang of teenage thugs ...

STUDENT OVERCAME PANIC ATTACKS BY RUNNING AWAY

STUDENT OVERCAME PANIC ATTACKS BY RUNNING AWAY

A student who suffered from anxiety attacks and bouts of loneliness has managed to ...

GRANDDAUGHTER RESTORING ANCIENT VAN TO TAKE IT ON A LAST TRIP

GRANDDAUGHTER RESTORING ANCIENT VAN TO TAKE IT ON A LAST TRIP

A granddaughter is on a mission to complete her granddad’s life-long project to renovate ...

NURSE SUSPENDED FOR CALLING ELDERLY PATIENT FRANKENSTEIN

NURSE SUSPENDED FOR CALLING ELDERLY PATIENT FRANKENSTEIN

A care home manager has been suspended for four months for comparing an elderly ...

COUNCIL TO SPEND THOUSANDS FIXING MINOR DAMAGE TO RICHARD III STATUE

COUNCIL TO SPEND THOUSANDS FIXING MINOR DAMAGE TO RICHARD III STATUE

A council is spending thousand of pounds of taxpayers’ cash on repairing a statue ...

SCUMBAG WOMEN STOLE FROM ELDERLY LADY BY CUDDLING HER

SCUMBAG WOMEN STOLE FROM ELDERLY LADY BY CUDDLING HER

Two women posed as charity workers to steal from the home of a 95-year-old ...

NSPECTORS FIND "DICKENSIAN" CONDITIONS IN NHS WARD

“SHORT TERM PAIN” OF SUSTAINED STRIKE WORTHWHILE IF SAVES NHS

The “short term pain” of a sustained strike would be worthwhile if it protected ...

ROBIN'S NEST FOUND IN CAR DASHBOARD

ROBIN’S NEST FOUND IN CAR DASHBOARD

A family of birds set up home in the dashboard – of a CAR. ...

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