The Week in Pictures

A selection of the best photographs and images from the Tyne Tees region this week.

X Factor winners, Little Mix, performed in Newcastle on Wednesday as part of their UK tour. The girls have ambitions for success in America. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Supporters of Redcar’s Lindsay Sandiford who has been sentenced to death in Indonesia failed to get the Government to fund her appeal.
An Olympic target for 8-year-old Lola Cassidy who has set her sights on Tokyo in 2020. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Strong winds causing dramatic scenes on our coastlines. This is Roker Pier in Sunderland. Credit: Ray Hutcheon
Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue is warning the extreme weather could be contributing to the decline of the endearing characters. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Plans for a potash mine four miles south of Whitby was submitted to the National Park Authority in the North York Moors. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
A movie starring actress Vanessa Redgrave was screened in Durham on Wednesday. Song for Marion was filmed around our region. Credit: Ian Nicholson/PA Archive/Press Association Images
A World War II air raid shelter was unearthed on Teesside High School. The school is planning to restore and open it to the public. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The future of the one of the region's most iconic buildings, City Hall in Newcastle, was put in doubt as the council looks to make savings. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees