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.
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.
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A 91-year-old World war 2 veteran is due to parachute jump over County Durham, to raise money for a dementia charity, in tribute to his wife.
Jack Watson, from Sunderland, said skydiving was one of his lifelong ambitions, and he decided to do it to raise money for Action on Dementia Sunderland, which has supported him and his wife Norma since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease seven years ago.
Mr Watson, a former Signalman with the Shropshire Yeomanry, now volunteers at the charity's Memory Cafes, for dementia patients and their carers. He said he was "lucky" to be able to do the jump, which will take place at Shotton Airfield, County Durham.
A fleet of 58 Dutch racing yachts has arrived on the River Tyne as part of a friendly race around the North Sea.
The yachts and their crewmen set sail from Ijmuiden in the Netherlands last weekend and have already visited Hartlepool Marina. They will be moored in Newcastle until Saturday.