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Veteran journalist passed away at home in Weardale
A VETERAN journalist who wrote for The Northern Echo has passed away.
John Hobbs died at his home in Daddry Shield, in Weardale, County Durham, on Sunday morning, aged 75.
The married father and grandfather had a lengthy journalism career which included working for the regional and national press and the BBC.
The Northern Echo plans to run a full tribute to Mr Hobbs in due course and friends and colleagues extend their sympathies to his family.
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