CARRIE Beckwith-Fellows has spoken to the Hexham Courant about her life-saving procedure and plans for the future. 

After spending six weeks in Barcelona for the surgery to fuse her spine, she's settled in her new home in Wark to continue her recovery.

A total of £100,000 was raised to pay for the surgery to treat her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – a rare disorder which effects connective tissues.

Read more about Carrie's journey in this weeks Hexham Courant.