It is one of the biggest weekends of the year for motorsport fans in the region. The British Touring Car Championship is back at Croft, with qualifying rounds taking place this Saturday. The annual event traditionally draws huge crowds to the circuit near Darlington.
Matt Neal, reigning British Touring Car Champion, won there last year and hopes to reclaim his title at this year's event.
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Hundreds of people have turned out at the Border Reivers festival in Hawick today.
A brighter afternoon but windy with showers. Further rain/showers into Sunday. Some sunshine developing but winds staying strong and cooler
British Summer Time begins on Sunday. We may lose an hour in bed but the sun won't set until around 7.42 pm on Sunday evening.