Who is the person that sums up Jesmond for you? Who are the people that encapsulate what Jesmond is, or should be all about? Who are Jesmond’s “local heroes” – without whom it would be a much less interesting, vibrant and enjoyable place to live and work?
We asked for your views, listened to them, then despatched a team of JesmondLocal student writers, photographers and film-makers to meet and interview your nominees so that we can celebrate their contributions in a multimedia gallery of Jesmond’s “local heroes”.
Here is our latest collection of stories, from a “hack day” in May 2013:
And click below to see some of our earlier attempts, from previous years.
Local hero: Dorothy McMahon. Produced by Lindsay Mackenzie
Local Hero: Fiona Clarke. Produced by Georgie Cossins.
Local Hero: Mark Reeve. Produced by Jon Offredo and Dan Howarth.
Local Hero: Bev Fox. Produced by Sophie Bauckham and Matt Turner.