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Tyne Tees Weather - Holiday Monday

Lake Gormire from Sutton Bank Credit: PETER FLETCHER

Mainly dry and bright but often be rather cloudy, with an outside chance of a light shower.

Probably brighter later, with limited sunny intervals possible. Highs to 15°C, so feeling fairly pleasant in shelter from the light but cool breeze.


'Right time' for Allardyce to leave West Ham

Sam Allardyce says it's the 'right time' to leave West Ham after the club confirmed they would not be renewing the 60-year-old's contract.

The Hammers released a statement confirming the news just minutes after the full-time whistle at St James' Park, where West Ham lost 2-0 to Newcastle United on the final day of the season.

Speaking after his final match in charge of West Ham, Allardyce said he would use the opportunity to take a break from football.


Carver looks to future after Newcastle stay up

Newcastle United boss John Carver says it will be 'big summer' for the club after the Magpies clinched Premier League survival on the final day of the season.

Second-half goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez gave Newcastle a 2-0 win over West Ham, securing the club's status in the top flight at the expense of Hull City.

Speaking after the match, Carver said it had been an 'emotional' time for all involved at Newcastle.

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