After the high emotions of England's World Cup exit, a little reminder of the joy and beauty in our part of the world.
Thanks to Curtis Padley for emailing the Filey seal pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
And a big thanks also for @thefarnes for tweeting the dolphin video to @Ross_Hutchinson
A beekeeper has described vandalism to his beehives as a "disgraceful act".Read the full story ›
The north east has some of the most impressive seal colonies in the country, but this year, thanks to stormy weather, many have found themselves in trouble.
Ross has been following the progress of two who were lucky enough to be found and rescued.
Puffin numbers appear to be falling on the Farne Islands.Read the full story ›
Blue Flag awards have been given to seven of our regions beaches placing them among the best in the world.Read the full story ›
.. the puffins return to the Farne Islands.
The popular characters have started to arrive on Inner Farne for their breeding season.
But they weren't the only exciting guests off the east coast today:
An elusive pine marten has been caught on video in Northumberland for the first time.Read the full story ›
The futuristic looking structure, which is rectangular and covered in foliage, is said to have the ability to filter pollutants.Read the full story ›
Scores of people have marched through North Derbyshire to protest against fracking. Community groups from Yorkshire, Derbyshire and beyond joined forces to raise awareness of their campaign and call for an end to all plans to drill for shale gas anywhere in the country. Lisa Adlam reports.
Communities across County Durham and Darlington are being urged to take part in the ‘Big Spring Clean’ litter-picking campaign.Read the full story ›