Clare Fallon is the North of England Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Clare joined Channel 4 News in 2018 having spent almost two decades covering some of the biggest stories in the North of England for both television and radio news.
Most recently she was Social Affairs Correspondent for the BBC in the North West, where she covered the bomb attack at Manchester Arena in which 22 people were killed.
Clare was also responsible for a series of exclusive reports exposing the failings in the response to the death of Cumbria toddler, Poppi Worthington. Her work on the story was mentioned in the House of Commons.
Having previously worked for Sky News and ITV Granada, she covered the riots in Manchester and Liverpool in 2011 and worked extensively on the Rochdale grooming case, for which she won a Royal Television Society award.
Both the health secretary and the prime minister praised Liverpool for getting its case rate down. The city entered lockdown under Tier 3, but will exit it in Tier 2. For most places in the north of England though, it was a different story. Tier 3 beckons for much of the region, including Greater Manchester.
The chancellor has announced a new fund, worth £4 billion, which he says will put into action the government’s election mantra of levelling up the UK economy.
With fans banned from grounds and some lower league football clubs struggling to survive, the chairman of Tranmere Rovers says there’s been a “complete lack of leadership” from those in charge of the sport. Mark Palios, who’s also a former Chief Executive of the FA wants stronger regulation of the sport. Our North of England…
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to unveil the much-delayed National Infrastructure Strategy next week. Setting out plans for some 100 billion pounds of public spending, Wednesday’s announcement will focus on tackling the climate crisis and investment in transport. Our North of England Correspondent Clare Fallon is in Birkenhead now. Clare, there’s expected to be a…
A major study has been launched aiming to speak to over a 1,000 people and families to see how they are coping with lockdown.
With West Yorkshire now set to move into Tier 3 and millions more people in the West Midlands and Tees Valley expected to join them imminently, is the current localised approach working or sustainable?
A steward who saw the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi three times in the run-up to the explosion says the attacker’s behaviour didn’t raise any suspicions until minutes before the bombing.
Figures show that the proportion of deaths in the north of England were 14 per cent higher than the south between March and July.
Local MPs accuse the government of “waging war” on people in Manchester.
Another one and a half million people in England will be living under the strictest coronavirus restrictions from tomorrow.
We got more reaction from Manchester.
Liverpool is the only tier 3 lockdown area in England.
In Liverpool, there will be a tier three lockdown, but other areas are facing a major challenge to avoid being put into the highest risk category – like Greater Manchester.
We have been finding out how people in Liverpool have been coping with the restrictions and how they feel about the new changes.
Boris Johnson has been briefing cabinet ministers today about the new three tiered lockdown system for England – amid stark warnings by leading scientists that the country is at a ‘precarious point’ in the coronavirus crisis.