Vivian Waugh lost her daughter Jennifer to cancer earlier this year. She said Helen helped them through the heartbreaking illness:
"Helen was our stronghold if we needed questions, if Jennifer needed to come in to see anybody if she was worried about her health, Helen was on the phone to either Newcastle or here to get the best advice, she was a godsend for us, she really was."
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Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Wintry showers and variable temperatures. Gales and a weather warning
Wetter in the west, cloudy but direr further east. Milder than of late, but blustery