TELEVISION viewers in the south hear next to nothing about the Scottish parliament or their local council areas because their news is broadcast in Gateshead.
IMAGINE the local news about the south east of England was made and broadcast from northern France.
Would the good folk of Kent be reassured all was well because they would get one or two reporters and a few minutes of coverage each day?
Dover is only 21 miles from Calais. But that doesn’t mean its inhabitants are more gripped by the state of the Normandy apple harvest than what might be happening up the road in Canterbury.