Hamish Auskerry
Newcastle News Editor (April 2016 -September 2017). Formerly a freelance journalist in Scotland, writing for national newspapers and reporting for STV News.

‘Deny deny deny’: Texts sent between Newcastle students before police questioning over the death of a fresher last year

Student witnesses have been encouraged to seek legal representation before the inquest next May

Fresh safety warning to students over taxis not registered in Newcastle

Newcastle City Council has already revoked 25 taxi drivers’ licences for allegations of sexual offences

Six people injured after car collides with pedestrians in Newcastle

Police say they are not treating it as a terror incident

Newcastle University rowers have victory over Durham for the third year running

It’s Newcastle’s 5th win since the Boat Race of the North started in 1997

New super-strength MDMA warning for Newcastle students

It’s putting people at further risk of hospitalisation

Newcastle is up two places in the official university rankings

We’re now the 23rd best Uni in the UK

NUSU Elections: Meet the Education candidates

It’s a two-horse race

A woman was sexually assaulted by taxi driver in Jesmond

Northumbria Police have warned all students of the potential danger

Police confirm that a ‘quantity of cash’ was stolen from Jesmond Sainsbury’s

It happened at 7.15 last night

Jesmond Sainsbury’s closes early amid reports of an alleged robbery

It is alleged that some money has been stolen

Newcastle named ‘most sleep deprived city’ in the UK

We’re also the most carefree

Man who mugged a disabled Newcastle Uni student is sentenced

Alex Nicklen, 20, says that The Tab’s coverage of the story helped find his attacker

Police issue warning after students intimidated on the way home from Robbo

The suspect is approaching lone women and intimidating them

‘All gender’ toilets have been installed in the Robbo

It’s hoped they will make people who don’t identify as ‘male’ or ‘female’ more comfortable on campus

Newcastle protest against Trump’s executive order on immigration

There has been a lot of anger about the new president’s latest action

Newcastle Student Council to vote on introducing ‘menstrual care bins’ in student halls

The motion says not providing them is a health hazard

Newcastle Student Council to vote on ‘increasing gender options’ in Uni documents

The motion claims that students who do not identify as male or female are not being looked after.

A disabled student in a wheelchair was refused entry to Powerhouse

The club said there was no way of him joining his friends on the main dance-floor

Proposal to ban Newcastle anti-abortion society defeated

Life Society will remain an NUSU affiliated group

Man’s body found in the River Tyne

It was spotted near Riverside

Newcastle is to get Greggs delivery service

The stuff dreams are made of

No running cold water for Leazes students

Some showers don’t even work

Students attacked in Leazes Park

It happened on Saturday night

Some classes have been cancelled after city wide power spike

It hasn’t been working since one

There has been a power cut on campus

Uni are working to get it fixed

Castle Leazes shop to close in June

Londis probably love the news

Activities planned for ‘Newcastle Girls Can’ week

Lycra at the ready

Newcastle climbs up in new Complete University Guide rankings

Northumbria is still a LONG way behind

Boris Johnson visits Newcastle ahead of EU referendum

He said EU funding for universities would be maintained

Burst water mains shuts down parts of Newcastle uni

Lectures have been cancelled

Men are paid £8,500 more than women at Newcastle uni

A report has been published on International Women’s Day

NUSU ‘summer festival’ to be discussed at student council

Would you go?

Man dies after falling over in Perdu

It happened this weekend

CCTV footage released of man who mugged disabled student last weekend

They called the attack ‘cowardly’

Idols is having one last send-off before it moves venue

It’s been a favourite for 25 years

Disabled fresher mugged on campus in broad daylight

He was on his way home