Peter Barron

Peter Barron is the former editor of The Northern Echo. Peter joined the paper as a reporter in 1984. He spent a year as editor of the Hartlepool Mail before rejoining The Northern Echo as editor in 1999. He is also a former UK columnist of the Year.

Peter Barron is the former editor of The Northern Echo. Peter joined the paper as a reporter in 1984. He spent a year as editor of the Hartlepool Mail before rejoining The Northern Echo as editor in 1999. He is also a former UK columnist of the Year.

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Trouble in store on a Valentine's Day I'd rather forget

TO be perfectly honest, Valentine’s weekend wasn’t my finest piece of planning. The significance of the date had gone straight over my head and I’d arranged to spend Saturday morning playing tennis, Saturday afternoon at the rugby, and all day Sunday travelling to London for a football match.