A petition has been launched to save the Northumberland birthplace of railway pioneer George Stephenson.
The National Trust says it has closed the house in Wylam on a temporary basis.
Its been looked after by the trust for the last 68 years. Campaigners say the historic building attracts visitors from across the country.
There are calls for more statues of women to be erected across the North East.
Out of 113 statues in our region, 97 depict men.
It follows a campaign to address the representation of women in Middlesbrough.
The town's first female MP Ellen Wilkinson is to be honoured with a statue following a consultation. .
Captain Cook’s famous Yorkshire cottage has been made an honorary member of Welcome to Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
The mum of Bradley Lowery has spoken exclusively to ITV Tyne Tees. She thanked "the world" for supporting Bradley.Read the full story ›
Organisers of this year's Lumiere festival launch a competition. People are invited to share their bright ideas for the event.Read the full story ›
Pictures show thick grease lining the walls of the unit, and mouldy food waste on the floor.Read the full story ›
A collection of old family photographs found in Eldon Square at the weekend have been returned to their owner.
The man in his 70s said he was delighted to have his 'highly sentimental' and 'priceless' pictures back.
He'd would like to thank everyone who took the time to share the plea on social media.
The Hermes driver does not even try to open the back gate before launching the package - which contained glass bottles - over the fence.Read the full story ›
Sharon Branley was discharged from the hospital's new Orthopaedics centre on the same day as having a full knee replacement.Read the full story ›
To drive away bad luck and bring a fresh start, the traditional Chinese Lion will dance its way through Durham.Read the full story ›