As the last Bank Holiday weekend of the year drawers to a close, we've been taking a look at how the summer has been for our indoor and outdoor attractions around the North East and North Yorkshire.
Take a look at our report as we examine if the less than perfect weather has kept visitor numbers down - or if the weak pound and an increase in staycations means more people are coming to our region than ever before...
A record proportion of working-age residents are in a job, according to latest official data.Read the full story ›
Tata Steel has announced it's completed the sale of its two pipe mills in Hartlepool. Liberty House Group say they'll create 100 new jobs.Read the full story ›
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct reported a 58.7% tumble in underlying pre-tax profits to £113.7 million for the year to April 30Read the full story ›
Indian steel giant Tata announced last year that it was selling its loss-making UK business.Read the full story ›
Ministers should spend £1 million to save 300 Nestle jobs after finding £1billion to protect Theresa May's position, Labour has said.Read the full story ›
The firm faced exceptional charges linked to the loss-making rail franchise, which saw profits at the company sink last year.Read the full story ›
The investment will see the creation of up to 34 highly skilled new permanent roles, including six apprenticeships.Read the full story ›
There's relief today for workers at a Gateshead oil and gas supplier who have been told that their jobs, which were in jeopardy, are now safe.
The American owners of National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Mission Products had told the staff in January of plans to stop manufacturing at the Team Valley site, affecting around 140 workers.
But the GMB Union says that because of changes in the market in America and new efficiency measures at the plant, the owners have decided to keep the plant open.