The world of classical music met a classic locomotive at Gateshead's Tanfield Railway as a son paid tribute to his father.
Billingham Stars under-10 team could lose their place in the league if they do not find a new goalkeeper before the season starts.
Martin Jackson spotted a lump of wood haggled the seller down from £6 to £3.50. He later discovered it was worth quite a lot more.
NHS staff been trained as beekeepers and installed a beehive at an office in Newcastle as part of a commitment to making the most of their land.
The biodiversity project plans to open more rooftop hives in Newcastle city centre to produce honey.
Blind driver Mike Newman broke his own blind land speed record of 186mph by driving 200mph in a modified sports car.
The 52-year-old father of two set the world record whilst being guided by a navigator over a radio link.
Michael Billington reports.
A couple from Stockton say they're 'shocked and stunned' after winning more than £100,000 playing the National Lottery.
Emma Coulson and her partner Robert Silcox, were presented with their cheque after placing the bet whilst on holiday.
They won just days after an 80-year-old woman from Middlesbrough won £500,000, meaning there have been two winners from Teesside in the space of a week. Jonny Blair reports.
A couple from Teesside are celebrating after scooping more than £100,000 playing the National Lottery. Emma Coulson and her partner Robert Silcox bought the winning ticket during a holiday in Cumbria. They didn't realise they'd won until four days after the draw was made.
– Emma Coulson
We both let out an enormous scream and burst into tears of joy... We just didn't know what to do with ourselves at first, apart from sit there in a state of shock.
Emma, who's a hairdresser, and Robert, who's a self-employed builder, plan to spend some of the money improving their home.
A cat from County Durham has been selected as 'National Cat of the Year'. Nelson, owned by Andrea Huntley-Crow, of Seaham, has also won the Most Incredible Story award.
Nelson, 20, has had struggles. He was thrown into the sea in a sack, lived rough on the docks, lost an eye and suffered a heart condition.
We caught up with Nelson before he was announced as the winner.
'Marry me, Liz?' was in lights across the Baltic last night.
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Brian Blessed has been in Yorkshire to open an 800acre maze with his face grown into it.
Naturally, the Mexborough born actor was his usual reserved self...
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